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by request

Cailyn requested this post. So, here ya go Cailyn!

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Magical Moments

OurĀ first adventure to Disney in 2011 didn’t turn out well. The girls were secluded to the resort hotel and pool – which they loved. They even thought they “had been to Disney”… And I was secluded to the ICU for … Continue reading

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5 years

I think everyone has a photograph (or even a few) that instantly pull you in. You can remember every vivid detail that is captured. This is one of mine, along with many more. It sits in my bathroom and greets … Continue reading

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Remember me???

I can’t believe I haven’t written here in so long. My blog was hacked about two years ago. Life got busy and I just never got around to looking into it. Long story short – my blog is BACK!!!! I … Continue reading

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Happy 35th Birthday

Dear Chad, There is a song that tugs at my heart each time I hear it – If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away. It’s a country song. You wouldn’t like it. If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away I wish I … Continue reading

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one year.

Dear Chad, Here I sit. The end of my first year without you. The beginning of the second. A year ago, I couldn’t imagine what a year without you would be like…what it would feel like, look like…what it would … Continue reading

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Almost, but not quite

Remember the Grief Monster I spoke of? He’s knocking on the door. And I do not want to let him in. He’s coming regardless, and I am preparing myself the best I can. Yesterday, I received a card in the … Continue reading

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Free Fallin’

For his 30th birthday in 2008, I threw Chad a surprise party. It was the first birthday he’d celebrated after finding out about IT, and we had so many people who wanted to help celebrate with us. He was shocked … Continue reading

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Out of the blue

Grief is a wild, untamed thing. An animal all its own, with fangs that sink in to hold you paralyzed when you least expect it. An animal that hides deep in the woods, making you forget just enough and feel … Continue reading

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Blog-no-more

Where have I been? Here, there and everywhere. I’ll try to catch you up as quickly as possible… I have taken on way too much with far too little time. I won’t be here much. School x 3 in this … Continue reading

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