dear cl

The husband told me this morning just after 4am that you were no longer with us, that your fight was over. I don't think it registered with him what he was actually saying to me, as he closed his eyes and drifted off back to sleep. Well, that's what it looked like to me. I …

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life without the drugs

It's been almost 2 months since I took my last pill. No, it wasn't something that I discussed with my shrink, because it just kind of happened, without me intentionally doing it.  I tried to go off of my anti-depressants at the end of May, beginning of June and it didn't go well. I was …

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tomorrow is the day

May the 3rd, 2017. This is the day that my mom's eyesight will be saved. All thanks to the generosity of friends, family and complete strangers. I wish I could adequately express my sincere gratitude to you all, how I wish I could explain the relief coursing through my veins, knowing that my mommy is …

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the fate of the furious {review}

Dame Helen Mirren is not one you would normally associate with a movie franchise such as The Fast and The Furious. But hot-damn! She nailed her role so perfectly as the mama bear in FF8, that even I was a little scared of her! Oops... Maybe you didn't know she was in it. Well now …

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no please don’t cry… again…

I'm tired. No. I'm exhausted. I'm so exhausted that I'm tired. I don't even remember what a full night's sleep is, let alone half a night's sleep. Maddie has always been the better sleeper, niggling once at about 2am or so, but then settling very quickly after I give her her bottle. Alex has always …

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