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“The Only People” Are Someone’s Only Person

I'm going to be a little honest here when I tell you that I am OVER hearing that COVID-19 is "just the flu" and the "only people who will die are the elderly and the immunosuppressed." Excuse me, what? The "only people that will die..." How do you say that and be morally okay with… Continue reading “The Only People” Are Someone’s Only Person

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Giving Up $.96 To Save A Life

Picture your child walking into a toy story to pick up a toy that they saved up their money for. Your child is all smiles, gleefully trotting down the aisle as they've waited "FOREVER" for their latest "have to have this mom!" toy. They run up to the checkout aisle, eagerly awaiting to pay for… Continue reading Giving Up $.96 To Save A Life

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A 13 Hour Roller Coaster

It's 8:35pm and I'm pulling into my driveway. I look to the side window and see my dog, Fynn, eagerly awaiting my arrival. He sits there long enough until he hears my car door shut in the garage and then he runs over to the garage door and barks until I open it. Usually, I… Continue reading A 13 Hour Roller Coaster

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The Unsettling Realization That Sudden Tragedy Can Happen To Any of Us

tragedy meaning: a very sad event or situation, especially one involving death or suffering --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- It started out like every other weekend I've experienced, work followed by a day or two off, then the assumption of back to work on Monday. It truly was no different than any other weekend, until it was. I could… Continue reading The Unsettling Realization That Sudden Tragedy Can Happen To Any of Us

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Finding Light in the Darkness Told by a Childhood Cancer Mom

When you are told your child has cancer your heart stops. I swear it! I remember being told my child had cancer and I immediately wanted to ball up and cry myself into oblivion. That is what I would consider the natural reaction, however, that isn’t the reaction you are allowed to have. You have… Continue reading Finding Light in the Darkness Told by a Childhood Cancer Mom