I know I’ll never love this way again.

One year ago today my mom passed away.  I think I remember every single detail of that day, and I can’t believe it’s already been a year.  So much has happened to me in that year, and it’s crazy to think that my mother wasn’t there for it.  Except that I believe she was.  You know…

She Lived

Today would have been my mom’s 69th birthday.  I took off work, mostly because I had to work Saturday.  I didn’t consciously take off because it’s Mom’s birthday, but I think maybe The Universe was looking out for me. I decided the best thing to do to celebrate would be to eat the chocolatiest cake I…

To the Moon and Back

This is my first Mother’s Day since my mother died.  It’s been a rough few days for me.  I kind of didn’t expect it to be quite this hard.  I’ve been thinking about her a lot, feeling her presence, crying a lot. She used to always send me a card on Mother’s Day to thank me for…