Knowing that it was the last moment, the last time I would ever see her, was gut-wrenching. The last smile. The last touch… It broke my heart.
What is something you are usually not very vocal about publicly, but you think about it all the time? What is near to your heart when you have the whole house or day to yourself? Tell me what you day dream about and I bet we get a glimpse of your soul purpose twinkling in your eyes as you talk about it!
Sam spent most of her childhood in the family kitchen, watching her mother and father prepare traditional Greek dishes. By the time she was 8 she could make spanakopita with her eyes closed.
To make a very long story short, I lost 3 relationships that meant a lot to me in a very short period of time. Losing the first two put some cracks in my armor but the last one shattered me.
I was first diagnosed with depression in my early 20s, though in retrospect I believe I suffered from depression from the time I was about 10 or 11.
I recall one family member commenting when I was 5 saying “why does this child always wear the same clothes?” This question has stayed with me all these years like a scar.
One of the rough patches that slowed me w-a-a-a-a-a-y down was my MS diagnosis in the fall of 2013. I was in the middle of graduate school and found that it set me back several years while I emotionally (and physically) recovered from the whole experience.