Why Have I Been Quiet? Shortly after my mother died last year, COVID19 hit. My energy is sapped. Staying home during this horrific pandemic, I've cocooned with those I love most: my husband [...]
There's hope. You can find and nurture love when living with mental illness. Been married 22 years today. Started dating 25 years ago. Some of us living with mental illness can and do [...]
Here I am back in February 1993 with the quilt I made. This afternoon I came across the memorial announcement for my grandmother's death (which brought tears to my eyes) and the eulogy [...]
Never too early to learn good oral hygiene (I was probably teething) Progress sometimes comes in small steps. This weekend I walked the dog with my husband, which meant I stepped away from [...]
interviewed me about dating and marriage while living with bipolar disorder. Here's how the article starts: At age 30, Kitt O’Malley moved in with her parents after treatment for debilitating depression resulted in psychotic mania [...]
Martin Short's wife Nancy died of cancer after almost 30 years of marriage. I love what he said about death in his AARP interview. I believe that when people die, they zoom into [...]
Characteristics I admire: Compassion, Creativity, Bravery, Love, Intelligence
Blessed with fond memories of my father, a loving father and grandfather. Grateful to have my husband, a loving and devoted father, by my side. That baby boy is now 6' tall!
Now that I've taken care of the business of death, I no longer need to numb myself from the pain of loss. Now I cry. Softly. Quietly. The tears roll down my cheeks. [...]
Listening to jazz as I grieve my father’s death.