Welcome to My Story

Note: This story should be read in chronological order. For most recent post, see sidebar. Thank you for following along.

Welcome to My Story

This story should be read in chronological order. To read the latest post, please click here. Thank you for following along.

1. Flying blind.

I’m going to share it all here. The mistakes, especially. I mean, it’s obvious – we all know that it isn’t easy to forge a path and then find out the map you are using has to be buried, maybe forever. I had a plan. I totally had a plan. And then – in a…

8. The calvary.

Before I go into the early days of motherhood, I’d like to introduce you to Shane – who has had such an impact on my role as a mom from 2012 until today. Shane was a casual friend of mine, and he emailed me one day, and I didn’t answer because Tim had just passed…

9. May 29.

Today is the 11th anniversary of Tim’s passing. It’s so difficult to put words into a formation that can adequately express the way it felt to hear the news. A member of Tim’s family called me – he heard the news from someone who heard the news. I remember these things: I was at my…

Head again above water.

Dear Readers, It has been some time, and there’s reasons aplenty for that. When I found myself beginning this blog, I embarked on the pain of it as I recounted some hard moments in my adulthood, but truthfully, writing it was a relief and even in the heartache of memory, I found joy. My attention…