Back pain woke me up well before my alarm this morning. Now I'm sitting on a donut cushion with Icy Hot slathered all over my back and an ice pack wedged in my pants instead of sleeping in my warm, cozy bed. We fear a lot of things in this life, but pain is the monster that's real.
Friday, August 29, 2014 at 6:53AM
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 8:09PM
"DON'T GO, MOMMY," she sobs, as I close the door to her room, my heart seizing as the door goes click. I make a beeline for the stairs, to hide in the part of the house where I can't hear.