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A note fell out onto the carpet today, and it was left behind by my mother, it reads, “when we focus all our time on grief, we lost out on our present and our future; instead of dwelling on what we are losing, focus on what we still have” I felt like I was receiving a sign from my mother that I should not dwell in my grief at all times. It makes sense my mother wrote it, because she lived her life fully till the end.
Being diagnosed with stage four cancer did not subvert my…Continue
Posted on May 14, 2014 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments
My identity is intertwined with being a good daughter to my mother because she sacrificed everything to me and her selflessness is what motivated to go on living. My mother was an immigrant who left her family and her role as a housewife to come to Canada and provide a better future for her children. After the divorce, she worked harder than anyone else I know in order to provide a life for myself and my brother. She had no choice but to be strong and determined without a husband…Continue
Posted on May 8, 2014 at 6:00pm