The November of Grief

November is a hard month. It’s the time of year in Minnesota when the cold winds of winter blow the brilliant color of October away. The sky turns from vibrant …

They Should Have Fed Him Broccoli

When Zach was diagnosed with osteosarcoma almost seven years ago, I wondered why? Why did this otherwise strong and healthy boy – a boy who had been to the doctor …

I Am Not Enough

In my old life, a busy day consisted of working at a part-time office job, coming home and cleaning the house, then making dinner and running kids to various activities …