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Newness

Simple phrase But, man, did it change my perspective

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Until it happens to you

Six years ago today, we sat in a waiting room. We sat, impatiently waiting, for our name to be called. We chatted about random things, trying not to address the situation we were about to face. I wrote a “to … Continue reading

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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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