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Due Date

Today was the big day. Or it should have been the big day.

Ryder’s official due date.

I have been anxious leading up to today. I wasn’t sure how I would feel. 740 more words

Ryder

She hugged him

I didn’t see it coming – my meltdown.

The barbecue began innocently enough.  There were neighbours, family, friends.  Everyone was gathering for the feast.  I had established my “place” beside friends, hunkered down into my seat, and was ready to take on whatever the crowds may have brought. 542 more words

Cancer

Who you'd be today

6/26/15- My beautiful Ruby Echo,
One year. One whole year since you turned my life upside down. One year since you filled my heart with so much love that I was sure I was going to explode. 159 more words

Skeletal Dysplasia

POETRY: Lament Psalm Sixteen, Ann Weems

O God, will this night never end?
Give me sleep, O God!
Give me rest!
Erase from my memory
the moments of his death.
Blot out the terror… 165 more words

Poetry

Please Let me Have my Grief

Please let me have my grief, for the sorrow I have felt has shook me to my core.

I live with it everyday, and it’s complicated. 842 more words

Alienation

Ryder's Daddy

I want to introduce you to my husband.

His name is Samuel and I love him dearly. He is my complete opposite in every way. He is funny, he is loud, he is outgoing, he is athletic, he has musical talent, he loves being surrounded by big groups of people, and he seems to be completely fearless. 669 more words

Ryder

5 Promises to Yourself This Summer

These days, it appears increasingly difficult to stay on the level emotionally.  So much comes at us that it’s depressing to turn on the TV.  To combat this heaviness that many feel, I have 5 suggestions to make us feel more buoyant this summer.  392 more words

Vulnerable