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Personal Essays | Two Parallel Lives

March 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

I am living two parallel lives. I am both happy and sad. My heart is so full, and yet so broken. I look toward the future with both hope and dread. [...]

What You’ll Remember

July 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

Previously published on The Next Good Thing. Over the past several years, my mom’s dementia has been slowly progressing. While her mind has been fading, her body has [...]

Personal Essays | Mourning the Living

July 10, 2018 // 1 Comment

It's possible to mourn the loss of someone who is still alive. I've been mourning the loss of my mom since she was diagnosed with Alzheimer's eight years ago. [...]