Category Archives: Family

June 12, 2014

I can’t believe it’s been a year. All week, I’ve been breaking down as I remember the final days in the hospital. Arriving at my grandparents’ house at 1:30 a.m. on June 7, expecting to be a part of the … Continue reading

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59.

Today is my grandparents’ 59 wedding anniversary. I’ve already had two good cries this morning and it’s only 8:30 a.m. I love you, Rosie and Louie. Thanks for teaching me about love and family. I hope Jay and I can follow … Continue reading

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New Year, New York

Brrr, it’s so cold in Raleigh this week!    It was 15 degrees when I left the house yesterday morning and it’s been so cold all week.  Damn you, arctic air!  I know they have it much colder in the … Continue reading

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December 12

Well, here we are, six months later.  The grief that I still feel is still incredibly painful.  I can’t even go back and read my blog posts about the subject or else I’ll freak out and start sobbing. I wanted … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn 10K

So, this post is only a week-and-a-half over due!  On Saturday, October 12, Jay, Dad, Katelyn, Christie, and I joined some of our dear podcasting friends Alirio, Jon, Dan, Gabby, and Gigi in good old Brooklyn to run the Rock … Continue reading

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McAllister Visit ’13

My family came to Raleigh for a visit this past weekend.  It was a great time.  They arrived Thursday afternoon (August 8) and left early this morning (August 12). On Thursday, we took them to a Durham Bulls game.  It … Continue reading

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July 12.

So here we are.  July 12.  One month later. I know that time will make it better, but right now, it isn’t.  It actually gets a little bit worse for me each day.  I think living in Raleigh has given … Continue reading

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June 12, 2013

But the ending always comes at last Endings always come too fast They come too fast, but they pass too slow I love you and that’s all I know I lost one of my very best friends at 12:34am this … Continue reading

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June 10

Today, June 10, was a rough day.  They spoke to us about options, like DNRs, ventilators and hospice care.  My grandma came to reality this morning: “You know, we’re going to lose him.”  We know we are close to the … Continue reading

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Hold On, Hold On to Yourself

When I was 13, I loved the song “Sunny Came Home” by Shawn Colvin. And as you did back in 1997, I bought the CD it was on, A Few Small Repairs. After a few days, I began to seriously … Continue reading

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