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May 17, 2018

  

Imagine my heart in my hands for you to see. Held out publicly for your inspection. I’m sure you can gather the level of vulnerability that would require. The trust I’d need to place in you to lay so bare, my hurt, in your presence.

So we need to make a deal at t...

May 10, 2018

There’s something captivating about the New Year. Maybe it’s the prospect of leaving behind the old, negative or undesirable aspects of life. Perhaps it’s the chance to start afresh with new goals and new beginnings. It might simply be the sense of surviving another ye...

May 4, 2018

There’s a Bob Marley quote that says, “You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.”

What he fails to mention is strength isn’t in infinite supply. You can push forward for only so long before there’s a let down.


Our family felt the effects...

December 21, 2017

Even in our bleakest moments we were able to find gratitude. We were extremely well supported and loved while in the NICU. There were people who went above and beyond to assist us during that time. My family and friends back home cared for our children and were regular...

December 14, 2017

It’s odd to look back on our story. Our journey. The road we traversed together. Hindsight leads me to wish I could jump back in time and warn myself of the dangers up ahead; To convey to 30 year old Michelle that the road wasn’t just unstable, it was treacherous. As w...

December 8, 2017

Have you ever been to a prison, university or massive office building for the first time and felt surprised by all the goings-on inside? It’s astonishing to see how everything works together even though there are all these separate pieces working independently. Hospita...

November 16, 2017

I wish time healed. It doesn’t. It simply highlights all that has been missed. A constant reminder of the moments unlived. Time passes unchecked. It makes no effort to mend what has been torn apart.

I wish what didn’t kill you actually made you stronger. It doesn’t. It...

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