Tag: loss

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Dear Mama

The last few weeks have been challenging and bittersweet. My daughter has been reaching new milestones, and it’s been amazing to watch her grow as a person. Even though I am beaming with pride, I find myself shrouded with guilt and grief. When I left my toxic family home at the age of eighteen, there wasn’t much that I could bring with me. Things … Read More Dear Mama

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That’s a Wrap!

Last year when I wrote my reflections, I left out some huge news that I didn’t make public until February. I was PREGNANT! I was ecstatic but reserved the news for many reasons. It wasn’t until my grandmother was admitted to the ICU that I made the news public, hoping that my good news could at least soften the blow.  When we lost her … Read More That’s a Wrap!