Surprise parties, a surprise vacation, a surprise visit, a surprise gift; “Surprise” is a word commonly associated with excitement and positive experiences. Yet, life also teaches us the dark side of the word: the tragic, the unexpected.
It is the phone call in the middle of a family vacation that your uncle has… read more
When I had depression, relationships were the first thing I wanted to push away from. Some of my friendships were nearly lost, not because I wanted to lose them, but because I couldn't be the friend they needed me to be.
Most people were unsure of how to react around me. With no intent of rudeness, I became selfish. M… read more
When I was encouraged to write a post, all I saw for days was a white blank page and a blinking cursor. I had no idea what to write. I had no idea what I could contribute. When it comes to the cancer experience I am a blank page. I am not a cancer survivor. I never had IV's stuck in my body. I never lost my long blond… read more