Take off the mask…

Depression: “feelings of severe despondency and dejection.” I was depressed, and I didn’t even know it. I never liked the word “depressed.” I said I was at peace, but I was actually numb - The hurt was so grave I didn’t know what else to do but to mask it with what I called peace,... Continue Reading →

“Silent Witness”

The year was 1966.  On April 3, a baby girl was born on the Lower East Side, the firstborn for Maria. One month later on May 29 of the same year, another baby girl was born in the Bronx, the youngest child of Lydia. These two baby girls had no idea their lives would cross... Continue Reading →

Words matter…all the time!

I love you, I hate you. Go away, please stay.  You are amazing, you are ugly. You are a failure, you are brilliant.  Hello, Goodbye.  Will you marry me?  She's gone.  You failed, you passed.  Go to Hell, God is Love. It's a boy, I am sorry for your loss. These are words I have... Continue Reading →

The older I get……the less I need…

This past year I have experienced loss, and with each loss, I have sat still to ponder...what do I need.  I realized I needed less of everything and more of anything! Fewer bags, shoes, clothes...these are things that can't love you back. I needed more of human connection. I needed more memories of moments that were... Continue Reading →

Is it just me…or is it hot in here?

Wanna go for some Pinkberry? Sure! So we all packed into the car and headed out to get our favorite frozen yogurt.  As we sat and enjoyed our delicious yogurts, I suddenly felt like my chest was going to explode.  My heart was pounding, and I felt faint. Robert, I am not feeling well, I... Continue Reading →

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