Author Archives: lmgt4

Time and Time Again

This time I know what’s happening;  unlike the past 4 times, I can see it and recognize it for what it is. But it doesn’t make it any easier to navigate through. I just got off the phone with the … Continue reading

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Christmas in Connecticut

(Throw back photo of the Christmas we spent in the ICU–surprisingly one of the kids favorite memories of all time) I just finished writing a blog about how grateful I was for the gift of laughter this Christmas. I had … Continue reading

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His Mercies are new every Morning.

My story is old news at this point. Three and a half years later I can walk into a room of people and know that the first thing they see about me is not my grief, not because it’s not … Continue reading

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The backpack

I can hardly believe it’s been 3 days since I was sitting in a another country having dinner with the families and teammates of the United States Women’s National Soccer Team, directly after their win over Germany in the World … Continue reading

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My (sometimes) grateful heart

I’m sorry to admit that in the last 2 years I have not found it very natural to be thankful. As a matter of fact I feel sorry for myself more than I care to admit. This morning as the … Continue reading

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Falling Behind

I haven’t posted many blogs lately, mostly because I have not been true to what I had hoped to accomplish in my writing. In the beginning I wrote to help myself sort through my feelings, to put words to a … Continue reading

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Untainted Joy

We had been planning this day for the past 10 months, actually, if I were honest I would say I had been dreaming about it for 23 years—but the wedding that Olivia had in mind was her own. She had … Continue reading

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