The Looming Return to Work

I go back to work in two weeks. TWO WEEKS. Where did the time go? I am freaking out, to be honest. It wasn’t like this with Jack. Back then, I couldn’t wait to go back to work. This time…

Kids Notes

I have had so little time to write. It sucks. I need to write. I am much happier when I have been writing. That’s not to say that I haven’t been happy – I’ve been surprisingly free of baby blues…

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…

Too Many Things

Yesterday involved a lot of things. Too many things, which ended up overwhelming me. These things included: Cleaning up the bloody nose Jack had when he awoke. And then worrying if this was a sign of low platelets (it wasn’t).…

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…