Death, Mother's Day

The Truth

Nearly sixteen years ago, I woke up one morning and my life was truly and completely changed forever. My mother had Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Basically, that type of cancer attacks your lymph nodes, spleen, immune system and doesn't let up. She had had it awhile but somehow, I always thought that she'd be okay. She had… Continue reading The Truth

Mother's Day, Poetry, Uncategorized

Same Pain, Different Time

On November 11, 1996, I was a 14 year old freshman in high school who was getting ready for school on a Monday morning. A bang on the door followed by my dad telling me to hurry up, get out of the shower, they were coming to get my mother. I froze and didn't know what to… Continue reading Same Pain, Different Time