Category Archives: Mother’s Day

17 Things I Miss About My Mom on the Anniversary of Her Death

My mom died one year ago today. I somehow survived one full lap around the sun without my guiding light. Grief is an emotional vampire that, at times, sucked me dry of my reserve. I felt trapped in an endless, … Continue reading

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Obituary Revisited: My First Motherless Mother’s Day

As I approach my first motherless Mother’s Day, I feel compelled to rewrite my mom’s obituary. When my exquisite, brilliant mom died six months ago, I was numb with overwhelming and debilitating grief. I had so much to do to … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day, Interrupted

I had to celebrate Mother’s Day early this year. I wish I could say it was solely because my Mom deserves a week of festivities for putting up with my antics for 39 years, but that’s not the case. Cancer–the … Continue reading

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Full Circle

What a difference a year makes. Last year, I was hugely pregnant. My belly was so big my legs looked supermodel thin in comparison. I was only allowed to waddle around sparingly, as I was on mandatory bed rest due … Continue reading

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