The Little Things That Made Her Her…

My mom died in March 2003.  She had survived cancer multiple times (breast x 2, lung, brain).  She got through surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation.  And lived 17 years longer than her last cancer diagnosis.  What was worse than all of that was the dementia caused by the radiation to her brain.  It sucked the lifeContinue reading “The Little Things That Made Her Her…”

My Mom Was Complicated

I’m guessing that most mother-daughter relationships are complicated unless the whole family is smoking something funny. This is just my version based on my mom and me.  It was complicated.  She was complicated… I was adopted as a newborn a few years after she and my dad had two baby boys, just 2 years apart.Continue reading “My Mom Was Complicated”