The pain rises like a fresh blister from an oven rack. Startling me with intensity. What a stupid mistake. How did that happen? I was staring the danger right in the face. Now it’s searing my skin. Not enough to be visible – but just enough so that I can imagine what a worse version […]
Greetings Friends and Family! As 2019 Winds to a close (I cannot believe this) I have realized that my writing has taken place mainly off-line this year. I found myself more often than not scribbling away in a random notebook or voice texting notes to myself to write up later – again – with paper […]
Are you a person who avoids a good cry — or do you embrace it wholeheartedly and own it and all that it represents? I am the latter. I believe that was out of necessity. Over the course of the last nine years, if I had not come to terms with crying and why it […]
I am trying to help find ways to show/teach/encourage my daughter to thrive and survive these different stages of life she is travelling through.
I was Visiting Erich McChesney’s page today (March 28th 2018) and saw a video he had made a few years back…. great memories. On this morning in 2016 Dr. Agola and Dr. Nelson began a long (much longer than expected) day of operating trying to made E a new artery in that big ole brain […]
On This Day. 2 Years Ago. We Memorialized Erich McChesney at First Pres. in VB with songs, hugs, speeches, prayer, tears and bagpipes – and then the next day we set him free out on the water off 47th street with more hugs, love, toasts and songs. I wanted to grab all of the kind […]
Published two years ago today, and it still reads like I wrote the words yesterday. It makes me happy to share this story about you Erich – even though it only captures a sliver of your life and the person you were – I think it gives those who knew you fond memories of our […]
“Well she is your daughter,” said my friend Lisa as we talked yet again about my girl Hannah – a 35 year old woman trapped in a 17 year old body. It’s true, I knew it when she said it. I know it now. Hannah is an old soul, wise beyond her years, and has […]
I am in love. I am in mourning. I am grieving. I am happy. I am terrified I will not have a future. I can see 10 versions of my future, most of which would make me happy. To be alive and breathing… Source: Love. Death. Future.
#deathwarmedover – conversations related to dying and grieving loss. #dreamingwhileawake – my crazy dreams and what I think they mean. #boobalicious – thoughts about my boobs, body, and health in general. #shespeaks – parenting a teenage daughter. No more words needed here. #conversationswE – I talk to Erich a lot. Send him notes, posts etc…. […]