Me Before You…..buyer beware

I was looking forward to seeing the movie Me Before You. I just knew it would be the feel good movie of the year…or so it seemed in the trailer. A lovely romance of acceptance and unconditional love…tragedy turned to good.  Some people would probably appreciate a heads up about the real intent of this movie.…

where are you?

Originally posted on when it hurts:
The other day I was thinking.. the heartache for mothers who have lost children is we don’t know where they are. Let me rephrase that. I believe in Heaven and I know my son is there. But where is Heaven? And what is he doing? When you spend months…

Storyteller

Just the other night my husband asked me why didn’t I write anymore. Out of the blue. I didn’t know he cared. I have written in some facet or another since I was a kid. I used to write short stories and circulate them among my school friends who were completely amused because I would…

Breaking Bad News

Originally posted on My Journey::
As most of you already know, Leah’s first blood test was on her fifteenth birthday – New Year’s Eve 2012. She died 16th January 2014. Her illness spanned one year and sixteen days. In effect, this means that every month contains some kind of ‘anniversary’ – these ‘hidden anniversaries’ vary…

when things go wrong.

Originally posted on when it hurts:
When things go wrong in our lives, when things hurt, we don’t like it. It’s normal. One thing that helped me move a little past personal tragedies is realizing things have been going wrong in a whole lot of lives for centuries. Why did I think I was immune?…