What Doesn’t Kill You… Just Beats the Shit Out of You.

TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND

<— The small Christmas tree that I brought to Mom’s room, covered in ornaments that I’ve had forever. Many of them, she bought for me when I had my first tree.

More than one person has said to me recently: “What doesn’t kill you, only makes you stronger.”  Well perhaps, but it sure beats the shit out of you. Am I stronger? No doubt. I’ve changed in ways I never dreamed over these past couple of months. This past year, in fact, has left me an entirely different person on so many levels. Right now, I feel stronger than ever and broken down, all at once. My entire body feels battered, my eyes hurt from being open for so long… from crying, from dim lighting in a small room, that I’ve been sitting in for 42+ hours now, as I listen to my mother die.

It has been such a…

View original post 2,003 more words

About Dawn Quyle Landau

Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s