Part ten: goodbyes

  On December 7th I woke up thinking about all the people in my world that I would be leaving behind, my parents, my sister, my Grandpa and aunt and my friends. That was the hard part, saying goodbye to them, knowing they would suffer the agony of death far more than I would. IContinue reading “Part ten: goodbyes”

Part Nine: acceptance

  The rest of the climb is easy because I am not focused on anything but the very real feeling that on December 8th,  on my drive to Munich something will happen to me, I can’t shake that feeling or maybe I should say I can’t shake the knowledge. It’s as real as the fogContinue reading “Part Nine: acceptance”

Mothers with or without kids

There is something about Mothers day that I find particularly special, it’s not just because I am a Mom either. I have always thought of it as a special day because I have been blessed with a really wonderful friend in my own mother. However, the last few weeks I have been thinking about thoseContinue reading “Mothers with or without kids”