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I began writing my blog just before my mother died of glioblastoma, a terminal form of brain cancer. Roughly 6 months passed between the time that I made the decision to write the blog and actually start it. It isn't easy for me to talk to people about how I feel, which is why I write it. It... Full Bio
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From one daughter of cancer to two miniature new ones

Dear S and E, You don’t know me. I’ve never met you, I have only seen pictures of you on Facebook, of your beautiful smiles and...

To my daughter on her first birthday

Sweet baby girl of mine, Words have not yet been invented that can define how I feel about you. Without a doubt, you are the most...


I am heartbroken. I am head over heels in love with my baby and I am thoroughly heartbroken. Each time I call myself Mom when I speak...

What I would ask my mom if I could go back in time

I get about a dozen emails every week from people with a dying/dead parent, asking me for advice or just asking me to be a sounding board for...

In honor of Mother’s Day: The story of my post partum depression

Bet you didn’t see that coming. This post doesn’t have anything to do with my mom, but I felt it needed to be written. We have all heard...
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