Impatiently, I sat there waiting while Mike was still groggy from his procedure. As I turned to see the doctor approaching the room, I knew something was wrong. He began to talk but I am not really sure I heard a word he said...Read More
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Still carrying emotion of grief and guilt from Mike’s death, I went through the motions in a daze tending to Sierra like I did everything else in life. Then one day she came up and sat next to me laying her head in my lap so I began to talk to her.... She would look right in my eyes like she understood every word I was saying...Read More
I guess at some point you start to question is this all worth it, because she did, and went through a horrible emotional breakdown refusing to eat right or cooperate with the doctors and me and making life hell to put it bluntly. I think she began realizing that her life was not going to be much different from now on and she needed to reside herself to that fact.Read More
I trailed behind as I got half way to the door I stopped and looked over my right shoulder to the police behind the counter, and then back to the door as I watched them walk out. In that moment I decided to turn around walk back up to the counter and as the officers approached me I took a deep breath. In a very soft spoken voice I began to tell my story again and again and again until somebody listened and believed me. My brother and I were placed into a group home that very night.Read More
By age two, Raigan was completely unresponsive to her name. She looked through us, not at us. Her muscle tone was very weak. There were days when she would scratch at her eyes, face and head so intensely, I feared she would physically hurt herself. I had visited more than one allergist with the only outcome being high doses of allergy medications, yet I was given no answers as to what was causing her allergy symptoms.Read More