Anger Turned Inward

Recently Jack told David that his life was perfect. David looked at him incredulously and asked, “What about the cancer?” Jack replied, “Cancer doesn’t bother me much.” Yeah…okay. Tuesday morning I found Jack sitting in a corner of his room…

Getting My Ass Kicked

I’m completely sapped of energy. I’m nauseous. I’m dizzy. I can’t breathe. I’m having heart palpitations. My brain is totally on the fritz. After two years of slogging through Jack’s cancer treatment and enduring an exhaustion that I had thought…

Hasta Luego

In less than three weeks, David and I are taking Jack to school, boarding our dog, and jumping onto a plane headed for Madrid, Spain. No, we can’t afford it. It will increase the already sizable amount of credit card…

Just Write [108]: In Charge

He walked into the bedroom where I was laying alone in the dark, hiding. A mountain of wadded up tissue was on my nightstand and my phone was in my hand. New tears popped into my already puffy eyes, even…