One Year Later… Grief

Grief… It is a thing we all have in common, but it looks and feels different to everyone. It comes in its own time… at its own pace…different for everyone. It’s dealt with in different ways by everyone. Some deal with it in healthy and healing ways, while others may choose ways that are hurtful,… Continue reading One Year Later… Grief


Goodbye Sweet Tessie, Forever In My Heart

We made the extremely hard decision to say goodbye to Tessie this past week.🌈 The Vet came to the house so we could be with her. Despite knowing it was the right decision and that this day was approaching, we weren’t ready. My heart is broken. I miss her so much it’s hard to breathe.… Continue reading Goodbye Sweet Tessie, Forever In My Heart


The Crashing Ocean Waves of Grief

One year ago, in the courtyard garden of the Spaulding Hospital Cambridge, I sat crying under this beautiful tree. One of my favorite people had just passed away. It’s hard to believe that an entire year has already gone by. 🌸 I miss her all the time! I think of her often. Whether it’s because… Continue reading The Crashing Ocean Waves of Grief


Is There Still HOPE?!

HOPE: /hōp/ noun 1. a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. synonyms: aspiration, desire, wish, expectation, ambition, aim, plan, dream, 2.a feeling of trust. verb 1.want something to happen or be the case. synonyms: expect, anticipate, look for, wait for, be hopeful of, pin one’s hopes on, want I lost… Continue reading Is There Still HOPE?!


Cancer Cannot!

I’ve spent the majority of my professional nursing career fighting cancer. Sometimes it seems as if I’m helping in the battle, and sometimes Cancer has the upper hand. Cancer is a thief, a time stealer, a heartbreaker. Cancer thinks it is so strong. Cancer feeds off of fear. Cancer knows hearing its name attached to… Continue reading Cancer Cannot!

Love and Life

Saying Goodbye…

Goodbyes are never easy… I’ve been working at the Infusion Center for about 8 months now.  In these last 8 months I have learned so much and stretched myself further than I have in a long time.  I have faced some new fears (performing a therapeutic phlebotomy) and overcome some old fears (Am I going… Continue reading Saying Goodbye…