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Bella’s Dream

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How To Go On

With love.       “Accept the good. One day at a time.”  ~ from The Things We Lost In The Fire

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We Didn’t Know

Our daughter Hailey passed away less than 24 hours after being diagnosed with Type One Diabetes, while traveling overseas on a family vacation. In her case, she wasn’t misdiagnosed or undiagnosed. She was diagnosed too late… Why? Because none of us knew. We … Continue reading

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Sister’s Love

Bella wrote this note to her sister just a few hours after Hailey passed away, using my cell phone: The first time I read it, it broke my heart yet again, into a million little pieces. But I saved it … Continue reading

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In the beginning

The Darkest Days ~~~ Dark are the days Since my sunshine was taken away Upon my darkest hours Is when I don’t see a future without her Wondering what the point is Of living this life with no bliss Feeling like faith has betrayed me Leaving … Continue reading

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What is Strength?

I can’t count how many times I’ve heard the phrases, “You are so strong.” “You’re the strongest person I know.”  or “Keep strong.” Not only after my daughter’s passing, but throughout my life in general. I’ve never known how to … Continue reading

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Who are we?

Letter to our Hailey: “You are who you are, and you are what you are supposed to be.” H.A.E You were just six years old when you said this out loud one day. I thought it was such a clever thing … Continue reading

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