I saw your face today for the first time in a while, and I was overwhelmed by the flood of emotions that hit me. I can’t even begin to sift through them all - a tinge of jealousy, a whole lot of hurt + bewilderment at the thought of what our relationship looks like now. … Continue reading Dear Nobody – Part III
Dear ______, I am grateful that our paths crossed. You have had such a positive influence on me. Friends like you are rare. You remind me of Black Opal: intriguing, unique, and the most valuable of its kind. (What are the odds — it’s also Australia’s national gemstone.) Upon seeing Black Opal, it’s obvious that … Continue reading Dear Nobody — Part II
Dear _____, Do you remember the first time we met? I was young, and we were at his house for the weekend. It wasn’t long until he was on another drunken binge - probably high, too - before he began looking for someone to take out his pent-up anger on. We were there, and it … Continue reading Dear Nobody – Part I
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An update for everyone --I received my stem cell transplant today. It was a rather grueling day: seven straight hours hooked up to various machines getting pumped full of different medicines and eventually, someone else's blood. But, thankfully, it is over, and procedurally, everything went well. Now we wait to see if my body takes … Continue reading Stem Cell Transplant — Complete!
I'm not sure if this will come through or not since my emails before were not working, but I'm praying it does. I want to wish you a very Merry Christmas. I wish you were here with us and the family. It's never the same without you, and I always remember the last Christmas we … Continue reading An email to my brother