Conventional norms, or the lack thereof

It has come to my attention that I am not normal. I don't have a conventional family that follows the social norms, not at least since my mother passed away. Nowhere is that more apparent than when someone in the family dies. When it happens we...

Seriously?

Friday afternoon I went to our local YMCA and renewed my membership. I let it expire in Nov. 2013 right before my hysterctomy. I hadn't had the funds to go back and renew, and couldn't put myself above everything else I had going on. So I let it slip...

Joy and Sorrow

Last night I got a message from my eldest sister DB. She was letting me know that my eldest niece (39) had just received results from her CT scan and was cancer free, finally. She survived breast cancer at 32, and it returned as metastatic breast...

Sadness

There was a time in my life when I thought that every single thing that happened in the world could be reasoned out. Misunderstood things could be made clear with just the right conversation. That it just took time for other people to see your side of...