This is the hardest thing I've ever had to write. I can't even see clearly, from the tears welling in my eyes.
My Mother, the woman who was in a hospital bed 27 years ago today, as an 18 year-old woman in labor, awaiting my arrival into this world, is gone.
How can this be? Why her? Why now? These are all things we keep asking ourselves, but will never, in this lifetime, get the answers we're looking for.
She went to the hospital last Tuesday. She was disoriented and weak. I talked to her each day, and each day she sounded like she was getting better. She was in good spirits, getting back to her old self. Then Sunday morning at 5am, I get a voicemail message from the hospital. My Grandma called them back, and I heard her start to cry, so I ran downstairs to see what was wrong, and she told me my Mother went to be with Jesus. All I could say was "No! No! No! WHY? HOW?"
The doctor told us she had a heart attack caused by Pulmonary Hypertension, which weakened her heart and lungs to t ...
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I would like some new talent for my RedBubble Group "Michigan Outdoors:. If you're a Michigan photographer, or you visit Michigan frequently, you are invited to join!
Michigan Outdoors on RedBubble: http://www.redbubble.com/groups/michigan-art
Every month we have photo challenges where the winner receives a $20 RedBubble voucher.
RedBubble is free to join, and is similar to 500px in the way that you can share your work with other photographers, favorite their work, leave comments, etc. You can also join groups, purchase art and photography, sell your art and photography and lots of other stuff.
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