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Motherless Days

Dear Mama White, You’ve been gone a little over three months now. Everyone told me things would get easier. Maybe that is something that will come later on. For now, it feels as though every day gets harder still. I remain so, so, so tired. Relief has yet to show up in any capacity at all. I am physically… Continue reading Motherless Days

cancer · family · grief · loss · love · parents

Waiting To Die.

Mom has been in a semi-comatose state ever since Wednesday evening. She’s at home, in bed, (mostly) peacefully resting. Mostly unconscious and unresponsive. Dying, in other words. It’s something we all knew was coming. Especially during this last month, when her decline suddenly surged from a slow and steady deterioration to noticeable changes with every visit. The last… Continue reading Waiting To Die.

cancer · family · grief · parents

Notes on Moving Someone with Brain Cancer (for the second time in three months)

 Moving someone with brain cancer requires packing most things at the last minute so the Cancer Patient doesn’t get too disorientated. No matter how long you try to delay the packing, be aware that the Cancer Patient will continue looking for their belongings once they’ve been boxed up, no matter how many times they are told such… Continue reading Notes on Moving Someone with Brain Cancer (for the second time in three months)