Knowing something will happen is different from it actually happening. There are some situations in life, that no matter how prepared you think you are, you fumble when you get there. Going into this battle with my sister, we knew the most probably outcome. I had mentally talked myself up a million times between her… Continue reading The day the world stood still
The scans results were in. My sister needed brain surgery to remove a mass. The rage that engulfed me was all-consuming. My vision narrowed to see only that spot. That singular tiny spot. A small anomaly on her right frontal lobe. Maybe if I stared hard enough, long enough, it would go away. I sat… Continue reading Anger
Around my sister’s birthday, we would always do something. We never really had a set in stone plan. (Well except me having to make her homemade donuts.) That birthday, we were both knocked up so we opted to just hang out at my house. A day full of sun, kids everywhere, sprinklers, grubbing. Really a… Continue reading Something changed.
In March of 2014, my heart began it’s journey to heartbreak. My sister was diagnosed with cancer. She sat there. Stunned. All the color drained from her face. And the first place she looked, after the doctor spoke those words, was my tear streaked face. Panic. Anger. Not my sister. She’s just a baby. She’s… Continue reading Promise me
There are moments in life when having someone who listens is worth more than anything else. Listening for this blog’s purpose means mouth shut, ears open. This actually can be a very difficult task. To truly shut your mouth, no peeps, no interruptions, nada, zilch, zero. Then to also close your mind down. To keep… Continue reading When someone listens