I have always loved Halloween. Being close to my birthday it meant a full month of fun. There’s not a lot of pressure around Halloween, no gifts to buy, no family events to split your time at. Just creativity, fun, and candy. We have a big front window that I decorate for Halloween/Fall to Winter…… Continue reading Haunted.
I just emailed Matt in a panic, asking if Nora cried after they took her out of me and started working on her. I knew that she did but then as confidently as I knew it, I didn’t. It was the only time we heard her cry, how could I doubt my memory. In reality,…… Continue reading How can I forgot
My birthday was yesterday. I was bugging M. on what plans we should make for the past month. I was really anxious about what we would do. Our friends were having a party on the 15th which I was actively avoiding. Our neighbor who had a baby after Nora, RSVP’d yes and I just didn’t…… Continue reading How to celebrate again?
I started a new job about a month ago. I’m working for a hospital as a web content specialist. I wasn’t sure if I was ready to leave but I figured it couldn’t hurt to apply. After many interviews and a little bit of failed negotiations (lean in, my foot) I accepted the position. The…… Continue reading Pros and Cons
I’ve debated joining in this month’s Capture Your Grief project, a month of “mindful grief, healing, and storytelling”. I found the ‘Writing Your Grief’ course to be overwhelming. I appreciated the prompts and the group’s thoughts and beautiful words but found it really difficult to keep up with. I don’t know if it was too…… Continue reading Capture Your Grief