Category Archives: Loss

Eggshells

I know this road. I’ve been here before. Some of the twists, the turns, and the road signs are different, but I know where I am. Hell. This is hell, and I know that we’re not even at the worst … Continue reading

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Knowing You’re Gonna Crash…

When I started this blog, I thought I’d be posting all the time. Because, Huntington’s is on my mind– All. The. Time. However, it’s been the opposite. I seem to avoid these pages for that very reason. I can hardly … Continue reading

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Harder Than I Thought…

Writing this blog is harder than I thought. It’s one thing to upload the old posts that I wrote, as my Mom was dealing with Huntington’s and dying. It’s another to look at where that left me… us. My family. … Continue reading

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Black and Blue

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
Sweet solitude.Image: Paul Anderson, photographer extraordinair.               I woke to the hangover— of sadness, anxiety, dark feelings that pulled me into sleep last night… after hours of…

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The Middle: Leftovers

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
This Christmas I realized something… there are a lot of leftover feelings and memories that cloud the holidays for me. Melancholy falls on me as Christmas approaches and shift my experience, as hard…

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Sometimes The Pressure of the Holly, Isn’t So Jolly…

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
I’ve always been a Christmas person and when I married Smart Guy and we agreed to raise our children in Jewish faith, I embraced Hanukkah as well. That makes December a big huge…

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The Middle: Atonement…

Originally posted on TALES FROM THE MOTHERLAND:
image: chabadstanford.org Tonight marks the start of Yom Kippur, the day of Atonement.  It follows Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which started last week. These are the High Holy days, the holiest…

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