Grief Shows Up When You Least Expect It

A few weeks ago, I was at Old Navy shopping for some new clothes. I had a gift card that had been burning a hole in my wallet for months, so I finally decided to use it. I was about halfway through the women’s section, carrying a huge pile of clothes over my arm, mindlessly … Continue reading Grief Shows Up When You Least Expect It

Forgive Yourself, You’re Doing the Best You Can

I have always hated this picture.     I look like I’m disgusted with my mom. I look like I’m embarrassed and ashamed of her. I look like I don’t want anything to do with her. I remember that I didn’t really want to touch her because she was sweaty from dancing by herself all … Continue reading Forgive Yourself, You’re Doing the Best You Can