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Mama said there’ll be days like this…

Going from the peaks of gratitude to the valleys of sorrow all in the same day, sometimes the same hour is maddening. It makes me feel like I am crazy. Am I crazy? I guess it depends on who you … Continue reading

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The One Year Anniversary of my Alive Day

It’s not quite 4am and I am awake. I tried to go back to sleep and then remembered what today is. I am not sure what the day is going to bring in terms of emotion but I do know … Continue reading

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Waking Up (sequel to I don’t want to be married to you anymore)

The last thing I remember before passing out was saying yes to the help that was being offered to me by the voice on the other end of the phone. I don’t recall giving her my name, location or any … Continue reading

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I don’t want to be married to you anymore

May 5, 2012; •A beautiful spring day that promised to make even the most mundane tasks enjoyable. •The day my husband of 17 years told me he no longer wanted to be married to me. •The day when the quiet … Continue reading

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I know You Inside and Out

My 29-year-old daughter had surgery today. The thing that jumps out at me is how easy it is to become mama bear when your child, even your adult child, is sick, hurt or otherwise harmed in any form or fashion. … Continue reading

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Cruel Intentions

I was standing in the living room. I was feeling good, hopeful. There was something in the air that I couldn’t quite put my finger on but it felt pleasant. I turned around and saw him standing in the kitchen. … Continue reading

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The Story of Us and other Random Poetry

I came into this world with a story to tell and have spent my whole finding different ways to share it. One those ways is through poetry and I thought I would share some of it with you today. These … Continue reading

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