A few days ago a friend (also a bereaved mom) was talking about this thing that tends to happen after you have a kid with cancer. You become the ‘go to’ person when any other child is diagnosed. It happens to me all the time. My friend asked, Why would some parent of a newly… Continue reading How can I help???
Another guest post for the Courageous Parents Network. http://courageousparentsnetwork.org/13-whats-in-a-t-shirt/ As a teenager, I spent hours scouring the Salvation Army and Goodwill shops for the perfect retro T-shirt: musty, holey, faded. Size didn’t matter nearly as much as insignia: Yoda, the Three Stooges, and my long time favorite ‘china’ written in kanji. I wore that shirt… Continue reading Identity | What’s in a T-shirt?
This is the story of Kai’s death. I wrote it the day after he died and thought about posting it many times before today but was just not ready. Today, a year later, I want to share the last moments I spend with him. Kai’s departure from this world was as labored and long… Continue reading the last breath
***monday Today was totally nonstop! We went from doing fairly well this morning to being rushed into a string of tests and procedures and surgery the rest of the day. After Kai’s morning meds his blood pressure began to drop. I wasn’t too worried about this as he is on some pretty heavy pain meds… Continue reading Tests, tests and more tests