“Limbo” by Sandy Patton

Limbo Written by Sandy Patton and shared with permission   Standing in her doorway, I feel the familiar angst. I clear my throat, swallowing hard against the flood of tears that, on most days, threatens to escape my eyes, now awash in sadness, exhaustion, hopelessness.   I’ve tried hard to brighten Mom’s small room with … Continue reading “Limbo” by Sandy Patton

To Both Love and Grieve Means to Live a Full Life

I’ve been thinking a lot about death lately. Death and grief and the impending doom of losing my mom. (Yeah, I know. I’m super fun these days.) I’ve also been thinking a lot about how much my mom’s Alzheimer’s has affected me; how much it has changed me. I often ask myself why my mom’s … Continue reading To Both Love and Grieve Means to Live a Full Life