Happy World Ostomy Day! When I started this blog, I made a pact with myself that I would always be honest and real with all of you. Nothing made me feel more alone than listening or reading about how gung ho people were about their life, their illness, or their ostomy. I find that while […]
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I have recognized the need to have something that symbolizes an escape from the rest of the world more and more these past couple of weeks. The passing of my grandfather has understandably affected everyone in my family and we are all trying to get by the best we can. We all cope differently and […]
When I envisioned New Years Eve 2013 a few weeks ago, I thought I would be upstate celebrating. Instead, I can’t wait for this holiday season to be over with because the overall cheeriness of this time of year makes it even more difficult for my family and me to mourn the recent loss of […]
Yesterday was my grandfather’s funeral. It was an extremely emotional day for my family and me but it was also a good one because we know it was exactly what my grandfather would have wanted. We had a small graveside ceremony with just his close family and friends. Of course, there were many who couldn’t […]