The scars of cancer

There are no words to describe this kid, because words cannot do justice… the first time I met him, I was trying to help him stand; he said to me, […]

Change is inevitable

It was a great scholar that once said, “today is the reconfirmation of the inevitable”.  From here, there is no turning back. Change is in fact inevitable.  We long for it as much […]

Where my love grows

Even after you are gone, I will plant you as a tree in the deepest part of my heart because it there your roots have been planted. It is there […]

That PICU nurse LIFE

No one can understands what a PICU nurse feels, thinks, and experiences.. that is, besides her PICU coworkers in her moments of true devastation. It’s Pediatric Nurse Week, and some […]

If you won the lottery

What if you win the lottery? Not millions, maybe a few thousand. A reasonable amount… How would you spend that money and why?… I would love to hear your comments, […]

I am my mother’s daughter

The day I was born, the story goes as such.  I was one of those newborn abductions.  A code pink. My mother tells me it probably was because I was a […]

Hiatus from life

I took a 10 day hiatus from life, well as much as I could. Some things, like work, are unavoidable when you have a mortgage to pay and a house […]

Graveyards and old loves

At times the spirit of sadness lingers like an unwanted man in the graveyard of an old love. By day he calls my name, and at night he sits silently […]

Midnight Convictions

The other night I was going through old pictures and reminiscing the things of the past. I didn’t expect it, but a painful memory came to mind. When I was […]

Did you thank your Doctor?

I will be the first to admit that not all doctors are good; in fact some are just a nightmare to deal with. You spend hours waiting to see them […]

The short life

Life is too short. Yet, we live it with regrets. We don’t live to the fullest we were meant to live. We don’t love to the depths that we can. […]

A day is coming

I close my eyes, and there you are. You’re gentle heart, you’re loving gestures. If you knew my past, you would comprehend my ways. I close my eyes, and your […]

What people don’t know about depression

Depression is often taboo in most cultures. It is neither talked about, addressed or properly diagnosed. People can go years without treatment and suffer alone. Yet, there’s one thing society […]

Yet, you do not know

You know my name, you have called it before. Do you know what I have done, or have you heard from others? Yet, you do not know my story. I […]