Writing

Painful thoughts after he is gone

The world is upside down and backwards. I am in a bubble surrounded by a haze. I don't want to push it. Reality will seep in and take over. I am sure I will [...]

Three months after he was gone

This blog will seem disjointed as you read it. My thoughts are disjointed, but I think it will all come together if you read through to the end. September [...]

Hugs for healing

I have learned that hugs are healing and I am trying to share that message now. I do it with people I know. I share it with strangers. I will share two [...]

One month after he was gone

Today marks, by the calendar numbers, one month since he died, June 8, 2013. Last week I didn’t cry. Instead of finding solace in not crying I worried [...]

Post Hospital Diary – After He Was Gone

I stopped writing my blog about our journey to what I thought would be a healthy outcome for Bob. I look back and see that I needed all my strength to help him [...]

Hospital Diaries Part 5

The second bone marrow test for MDS is set for May 10th. We are told we just have to wait two days (until the 12th – the Friday) and we will finally get [...]

Hospital Diaries Part 4

I realized a while ago there was no way I could make this a daily blog. My days are full – waking in the morning with worry followed by doing the bare [...]

Hospital Diaries Part 3

I realize our story is not remarkable. Other people have been through similar or more lengthy and draining health ordeals. I am just sharing our journey as it [...]

Hospital Diaries Part 2

Day 3 cont'd.: March 22, 2013 I am tired and lying in bed, but feeling hopeful now that my husband has been admitted to hospital and has a real bed (not on an [...]

Hospital Diaries Part 1

March 24, 2013 Our medical system is broken. My husband and life partner is trapped in it. So are the medical professionals who just want to help people. [...]