My rock

I guess I am really in my feelings today so bear with me.  I came across a news article about Rory of “Joey + Rory” the country duo and her battle with cancer.  In that article I found another link and then finally the link to This Life I Live blog.  Tears rolled down my cheeks as I read what he wrote, “So we don’t have forever. We’ve got right now. And that’s enough.” I don’t have a clue why this is hitting me so hard today but it is doing a number on my tear ducts. Continue reading

The Partner of Someone with an Invisible Disease

This morning I came across the article below on Facebook from the page ButYouDontLookSick.com.

5 Lessons I’ve Learned As the Partner of Someone with an Invisible Disease

After reading the article I went to share it on Facebook with a short post.  My post kept getting longer so I decided to move my post over here to cfhappens.com for easier posting and more room without clogging up peoples newsfeed on Facebook.  Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mamas out there!!!  That includes birth, adoptive, step, foster and even those that took on that roll without any title.  My mom is pretty special if you ask me.  My mom sacrificed a lot when I was younger whenever I was sick.  If I was in the hospital she would come to the hospital after work and stay the night.  She would wait until the doctor’s rounded in the morning and head back to work for the day.  We had a good routine going.  The older I got the more freedom I got to be alone at the hospital which was brave of my mom.  I embarrassed her many a times by the things I said to nurses, residents/interns (aka “duckling docs”), RTs and more.  She has stories…hahaha  Continue reading