My daughter turns 10 years old one week from today. My entire week has become devoted to planning the ultimate Minecraft party. We celebrate birthdays quite enthusiastically around here. Let me tell you why. My Bella is a medically fragile child. I just learned that term about a year ago when a professional referred … Continue reading 10.
Today is Day 20. For twenty days now, we have been "grounded" in our flat, following Bella's surgery. And I must tell you - it absolutely FEELS like 20 days. Time has not flown by in this regard. Yes, I have had some great times out of the flat, but I must be honest and … Continue reading Day 20
Bella had her first post-op appointment today. While in the waiting room, I found myself, like the fellow drones around me, reading a back issue of People magazine. I read a story about a celebrity who is in remission from cancer. Soon after her diagnosis, her mom passed away. One of her last conversations with … Continue reading Let Your Beautiful Mess Become Your Message