My Perfect Breakdown

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I randomly bumped into someone recently, someone I used to work with on a volunteer committee, but not someone that I was particularly close to. I saw him, and he instantly got up from what he was doing and wrapped his arms around me in a giant bear hug.  And he said “I’ve been so worried about you.  You vanished a few years ago when you quit your job and I haven’t… Read More

Today, I find myself slightly bitter. Last week, our extended family grew.  We now have a beautiful little baby who will forever have part of our hearts. We took the weekend and escaped to the mountains. And yet, when we returned home, my heart and mind became heavy. My arms are still empty and there are no signs to make me think our baby is coming anytime soon. In fact the most… Read More