Courage, Dear Heart

I had an appointment yesterday, with a shrink. I see him often.  Yesterday I finally bared my soul. Nightmares, I told him, I suffer from  nightmares. Actually, one nightmare in particular.  I’ve had this nightmare since Ireland died.  It happens frequently and then goes away for a time, and then comes back.  For the last eight […]


The thing that keeps catching me off guard is the fact that I am living my most terrifying nightmare. The dark dream that has woken me up in the middle of the night, drenched in sweat, and crying….a dream where I am burying my child. My child. I have lived in fear of this happening for […]