“33 Variations” – One Trigger

Katherine began to choke. Hearing her choke, that sound,  sent a wave of shock through my body. It was like I totally blacked out for a split second and was immediately transported back into my kitchen as my 13 year-old self.  Sitting at the kitchen table reading Sports Illustrated  searching for the “Faces in The […]

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Life Saving Fantasies

When I was about 10 years old my father was diagnosed with a degenerative neurological disease commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, but introduced to me as ALS. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. It took me until the eighth grade when I did a health project on terminal illnesses, about 3 years later, to be able to […]

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