I Remember…An Odyssey ~ Forgiveness

This is a series of poems that follow a very deep healing experience.  I put a disclaimer here to say that it deals with child sexual abuse and while I hope it affords healing, I beg you to proceed only if you are in a place of safety and can handle it. Unfortunately, I cannot […]

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Which Hurt is Better?

I’m not sure I’ll post this.  I’m not sure why I am writing it. My ex husband died today…the father of my only son. I wondered if I should feel something more than what I do? I suppose what I feel … is what I feel.  And I hate the word “should!” We were so […]

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Ode to an Ex

My heart is broken for it feels nothing So many years and you were important more that you weren’t Years gone by with nary a thought of you not even a glimpse into your world a curiosity I left when I left because I had to protect my baby and in reality I had to […]

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To Screen or Not To Screen

Is it up to me to determine my risk for cancer?  And if it is, how can I possibly make an informed decision? I was asked to sign a new consent form at my breast screening yesterday.  It was a consent for my family history to be screened by counselors to detect my risk for […]

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Q: Where’s the pancreas? A: In your body

I just can’t help myself. Sometimes I am a merciless teaser!! My Mom, affectionately known as “The Momma,” asked where the pancreas is…the wise guy answer that came out of my mouth was “Inside the body…?” I proceeded to laugh my butt off I thought I was so funny. But in reality, it is no […]

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