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A Pair of Walking Shoes

“Honey, are you ready?” He called again from the car. No response. He slammed the door open and walked into the house. In the entrance, he found her sat on the floor, staring at a pair of old walking shoes, … Continue reading

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The Best Weapon

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Mad as a Hatter.” I have a brother, few years younger. He was a favorite child in the family.  Being naughty was his best work and he got all the attentions from my … Continue reading

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Exit

I arrived early, and picked the same seat in the café and sat down.   Everything was the same, the décor, the smell. A year and an half ago, three of us gathered here for the 1st time, right after we … Continue reading

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One Too Many

Address to the Medical Professionals at a local hospital How one feels to hold her son, 5 years in the making, for the first time and in the same breath, saying goodbye, forever?  That was the reality, for me. I … Continue reading

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Training Day

It is little misty outside.  I put on my walking shoes and start my ritual walk.  It is now effortless for me to put one foot in front of the other.  When in mood, I would run for a while just … Continue reading

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Human Instinct

July 4, 2013 I had to break the news to my family and close friends. But where do I start? In the past seven days, I lost my baby son, had placenta abruption, preeclampsia, and HELLP. Almost did not make … Continue reading

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How Many Children Do You Have?

How many children do you have? What an innocent question! Why not just ask for my checking account number? I would have given a truthful answer. Not the children stuff! In a split second, I am debating if I should … Continue reading

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