It’s like a ton of bricks really….

It's June. My heart and my mind and my body become restless. I often think it’s because school is ending, summer schedules begin, and every year a week before the anniversary of her death I feel my anxiety shoot through the roof. They say you have events that forever change how to live life. I…

I’m not smart.

My emotions got the best of me in all places, an award ceremony at an elementary school for my first grader. She didn't know I was coming. She didn't know she would be receiving an award. Her teacher asked that I keep it a secret. The night prior she indicated that "the Award Assembly is…