Contractions, Waves and Heartache

Pain is a terrible thing, but it ends. It changes. It undulates, like waves, moves up and back down again. There were times where I thought I couldn’t survive pain. When I was in labor with my boys, I wanted to Pause everything. I wanted someone to come and make it end. I thought I … Continue reading Contractions, Waves and Heartache

How To Get Time Back

I used to hate November. It smelled of death. In November 1994, my friend Melissa's mom died of cancer. Melissa was only motherless for two years. In November 1996, Melissa died in a car accident, days after the anniversary of her mother's death. Four more years and another dear friend, Joe, died. It was another … Continue reading How To Get Time Back