I recently read the beginnings of a memoir by a 46 year old man that was diagnosed with endocrine cancer. As different as my situation is, I related so much to the cancer experience of this man. The journey from symptoms to discovery to diagnosis....I have walked that path. But as a mother as opposed … Continue reading Until Then….
I had cried like I didn't know was humanly possible. I had been sad before, but this was complete heart break, complete devastation, and complete darkness, with no hope. My sweet baby laid sedated in the crib next to the recliner we sat in. Peacefully sleeping the night away in bed #28, in the glass … Continue reading Forever Grateful For My Happy
We made it to Newport Beach. We weren't planning this trip, but that is how life works now, we do things on a whim and live in the moment. The drive was surprisingly not difficult. But, there was an obvious missing piece as we made the identical trek we did 7 short months ago. How … Continue reading Retracing Our Steps
It was less than a year ago, I put together this video to help raise awareness for childhood cancer. Hayes had just rung the chemo bell and our whole life shined brightly ahead on the horizon. I was incredibly optimistic. In fact, I felt guilty because my sweet baby was doing so well when so … Continue reading HayesTough Cancer Awareness Video