Lying on top of the kids’ closet, supported by a Barbie bike helmet and a keepsake jar, Max’s radiation mask rests both in and out of place. It’s a stark reminder of all we have been through and all we have to be grateful for. To all of my fierce cancer momma friends out there, […]Read more "In and Out of Place"
These are normal conversations, typical decisions. When we have children and how we choose to expand a family. The pros and cons stack up, circulating around time, temperament, and resources. When we see this uniquely beautiful love between siblings, it’s hard not to want to add to it. There’s something about kids, their gift of […]Read more "The Children"
In deciding how to tell our story I revisited where we started from, the diagnosis, reading our 3 1/2 year old CaringBridge posts from the earliest days of Max’s journey in the hospital. It was all so fresh, jarring, shocking. I provided a digest of a few of the posts here below, outlining a sort […]Read more "Becoming A “Cancer Mom”"