- Jan 21, 2019
8 Years in the Making
8 years ago last week, I started working out regularly and tracking food with MyFitnessPal. I even got an anniversary email from MFP!...
- Nov 26, 2018
The truth about losing someone you love
Not only am I losing my father to ALS, I lost my mom to cancer almost 9 years ago. Losing someone you love is like losing a piece of a...
- Oct 29, 2018
The Price of Love
Grief is the price of love.. Think about it. Grief, in its many forms, is the loss of something that held a significant place in your...
- Sep 5, 2018
What it Feels Like to Watch Your Parent Die
Plain and simple, watching your parent die feels like hell. Like living in hell. It feels like...
- Aug 22, 2018
Give In? Give It All You’ve Got? The Choice Is Yours.
What do you do when you feel defeated? Life is hard. Everyone struggles. We’ve all got our own problems. But, it’s what we do when...
- Jun 25, 2018
Kindness where you least expect it
A week or so ago I ran in to someone I haven’t seen in ages. Our paths cross (totally by accident) about once per year and we keep up...
- Jun 20, 2018
I read something yesterday.. "ALS causes friends to become strangers and strangers to become friends" I don't think this is reserved only...
- Dec 10, 2017
I Will No Longer Lie To Make You Feel Comfortable
Now, when someone asks me how I’m doing, I will say this: I’m up and down. I’m exhausted. Or I’ll be brutally honest and say that today is a
- Dec 10, 2017
I will no longer lie to make you feel comfortable
Living life with a sick parent (in my case, with the other one already deceased) is not something I chose for myself. Obviously, no one...
- Nov 9, 2017
Caring for Those Who Care
My dad has been sick for almost 5 years now. While I am not the only person who takes care of him, I am his primary caregiver. This past su