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The New Normal

I’ve lived my whole 35 1/2 years with my mother but now I have been without my mom now for almost two weeks which is every bit as awful as one might imagine. And it’s been the longest season of my life, this weird place where I’m stepping blindly, poking at everything under the brush
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Glenda.

Yesterday my siblings, Dad and I had the privilege of laying next to my precious mom, Glenda as she passed from this life into eternity on the most beautifully bright first day of February. She was ready, I think – she didn’t suffer, she didn’t linger. I laid my head there on her lap and
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Updates from the hospital & more

It’s been the weirdest week here. I’ve run the gamut of emotions: hope, despair, joy, anger, sadness, numbness. It’s a rollercoaster that, frankly, I would really like to get off of. As for my mom, things remain the same. There were days where we really thought we’d be planning a funeral and then there have
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Hard stuff.

When the phone rings at 4am, it’s never good news. I opened one eye early Friday morning and realized that not only had my phone been buzzing but I’d missed numerous texts from my sister. I stumbled out of bed into the living room and called her immediately. “You need to come to the hospital
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