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???
4/14/14 Today the roommates and I took a drive to eastern mass for a workshop and found ourselves with hours to spare upon our arrival. As we followed the GPS to our destination Ashley noticed a sprawling cemetery that surrounded us on either side of the road and suggested we take a walk through to kill… Continue reading A chance encounter
The bitter cold finally settled in over Massachusetts this week. I really don’t care for the cold but the past few weeks of mild winter weather were starting to get to me. All I could think was This time last year the world was frozen. This time last year I was in a daze. I was… Continue reading Getting out of bed
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