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Why I Want A Cure For Cancer

As many of you already know, I was 15 when my mother died.

She had breast cancer. By the time she got help, it was already too late. But she fought her disease and emminent death as hard as she …

Love Heals. Hate Destroys.

I was missing my mom the other day. Probably because I’ve been feeling like an inadequate mother lately. And whenever I feel like this, I always think about the challenges she had to face as a single mother and wish …

The Dark Side Of Adoption: Regret

Regret is probably one of the most ruthless of emotions. It serves no purpose. It is completely unlike grief in that it feels horrible, but is not necessary for healing. Actually, it’s the opposite of healing. It is hurting with

The Night My Mother Died

Spring is my least favorite season. I didn’t realize how morose I got during this time of year until I had my second daughter. My first taught me how to be a woman I could be proud of. My second, …