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The Last Mile – Day 13

Today is about stepping back. It is about letting my mom go. It is about my mom stepping forward. It is about trust. And faith. When I awoke from a short nap on my mom’s couch, I heard the “death … Continue reading

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The Last Mile – Day 10

Today is about letting go. My mom was a fighter – I used to call her a tough broad. She battled things successfully throughout her life. Poverty. Alcoholic husband. Oppositional child (me). Anxiety. Cancer. She was in the process of … Continue reading

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The Last Mile – Day 2

I’ve been thinking about my mom all day. Not mournfully, but instead placing myself back three years in time, and thinking about her incredible Eleanor-ness during the 13 days between stroke and death. In those days, I learned about dignity, … Continue reading

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