Wait

It’s weird. The eastern sky lit up on fire last night. The wildfire dosen’t rip through like a tornado or hurricane or tsunami. No one is dead. Most people have time to stand in the middle of their houses and ask themselves–what should I take with...

A Story Unfinished

When one person who has lost a child encounters another who has lost a child, they connect immediately. Finding another who has walked that valley of the shadow of death is both wonderful and terrible; wonderful because here is someone who understands and has been...

To My Midwife, from Your Plus-Size Patient

A friend of mine sent me this letter awhile back, asking for editing and proofreading help. Reading it was like being punched in the gut. When I wrote her back, I asked if I could publish it here. All of us need to hear her message, not just those in the healthcare...

Expect People To Disappoint (A Guest Post)

I’m a teeny bit overwhelmed by life this week, in case it wasn’t obvious by the guest posts on the blog. Between stomach flu, colds, birthdays, new jobs, kids’ schedules, and life drama, I’ve been tapped out. I was thrilled to find this guest...