Love

Stop the world Take a picture Try to capture To ensure this moment lasts We’re still in it, but in a minute – That’s the limit – and this present will be past ~ Sankoff and Hein (Come from Away) As you enter this second year of being a teen, I find myself wanting to […]

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Seriously?! How is it possible that you are now eight? I can still remember getting settled into our pre-op room at Christ Hospital, before the c-section to deliver you. I recall how many times I repeated our doctor’s mantra for us, “September 17th is going to be a happy day!” I was afraid to believe […]

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16 years later, I remember. I remember where I was, what I was doing, and how I heard the news. I will never forget that day, the lives that were lost, and how our world changed. 🇺🇸   In April, Sean and I visited the Pentagon Memorial with his 7th grade class on their trip […]

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How are you feeling? What are your plans for tomorrow? Welcome to the thirteenth edition of my “Gatekeeping” blog series. I shared the back story of these simple and yet powerful questions in this post. It’s been almost another two years since we last did some Gatekeeping here. And again, I can hardly believe I let that […]

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Happy 9th Heavenly Birthday, Molly Marie! Another year around the sun. Another year since you were here. It’s been 9 years since I carried you. 9 years since you were born and died. 9 years since your family held you in our arms. And no matter how much time passes, you are never far from […]

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I’ve been considering this for awhile. I’ve consulted with loved ones, as well my therapist and PCP. I’ve been mindful of my daily activities, interactions, relationships, triggers and stressors, trying to imagine how they might feel differently. And I’ve come to a decision. After over 3 years taking Fluoxetine (a.k.a. Prozac), an antidepressant that has […]

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