memories

31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/28/15]

One of my favorite Keith and Caleb memories includes bubble wrap of all kinds. Any time we got a package with bubble wrap, they would lay it all out on the floor and go crazy. The problem was that Caleb didn’t weigh enough to actually pop anything, so Keith

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/15/15]

I’m speaking next week on courage to a group of middle school students at my middle school alma mater. So much has happened in life since middle school, so I found my box of old photos

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/10/15]

I went to a wedding tonight. It wasn’t my first wedding since Keith passed away, but there was something different about this one. It was the wedding of a high school friend I only recently reconnected with. Suddenly, in the midst of this beautiful wedding dinner, I realized that 11 years ago,

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Four Months Later

Today is four months since Keith passed away. It feels like it could be years. And yet, I still have regular flashbacks that make it feel like he’s still here and still sick. As much as I miss him and find myself in disbelief that I’m having to parent alone, without my teammate, I am…

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A Really Good Day

It’s not often in the throes of grief or newborn land that you get a really good day. Especially not after a week of stomach bugs and never ending snow. Today was a good day. I got myself and the kiddos dressed at in the car with enough time to only be 5-10 minutes late…

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31 Days of Real Life: Day Eighteen

[I love making pepperoni and eggs for breakfast because it gives me all the fuzzy memories of weekend mornings with dad.] [Got to see Molly and her team. What a treat!] liking with The Nester

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