And Just Like that I'm Right Back Where I Started

I am going up to NJ next weekend to help clean out my Mom and Dad’s house. Honestly, since my mom died it’s so hard to be there.  And despite how well I think I’m doing on a day to day basis I feel myself slipping as the weekend gets closer. This is hard to write because I feel so guilty for feeling this way.  I feel like I should be in a better place by now.  And I worry that these feelings will hurt my family’s feelings which is the last thing I would want to do. My anxiety … Read more

To the Parents who Taught me About Love

Today is my parent’s wedding anniversary.  The day that joined the two people who shaped me into the person I am today.  I tend to worry about my dad on ceremonial days like today.  But the one thing that the last few years have shown me is that my dad is stronger and more resilient than I ever thought possible.  So today, instead of worrying I am going to take a few moments and honor the union of two of the people I love the very most in this World.  I wouldn’t say my parent’s marriage was always easy but … Read more