Six Months Into Grief

June 12, 2017

Today marks her 6th month since passing away. Everything I had learned about grief before she died is insufficient. It’s a new level of grief I didn’t know existed. I view mothers as anchors now, and I think I finally understand the old cliche tattoo of  “Mother” on a banner over an anchor that sailors […]

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One Last Easter Treat

June 3, 2017

{My Mom died battling breast cancer on January 12, 2017. With grief, I find myself replaying moments of significance since she died. Here is my attempt to share the good ones.} I was looking for something in the car, and I found this chocolate bar in the middle console between the front seats. On it […]

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What A Plate Of Spaghetti Taught Me

November 10, 2016

I have ben tiptoeing around, fighting the urge to chime in and share my thoughts on the election. The reason I haven’t been blunt and open is because I truly believe that social media, or just text isn’t the way to fully convey the meaning of my thoughts and opinions. No quote or meme or […]

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The Big Problem With MTHFR Mutations In The Spotlight

May 31, 2016

When I learned I had the MTHFR gene mutation C677T, I was so happy, because I thought that meant I could take a pill to solve my odd health symptoms. It has been about 3 years since I got my test results. Since then, testing has become more affordable, more research has been done, and […]

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