It has been almost 4 years since I lost my mother
There is such a rush of panic that overwhelms me when I think that she is gone. It's hard to believe, but I forget everyday. It's almost like I am reminded that she isn't here rather than remembering her. There were so many times I picked up the phone to call her this year.
When I turned 30, when my dad threw a party for me and made the best salmon he has ever made to date ( he is a ridiculously good cook, and he catered the party, but the only thing people complimented was this ridiculously tasty salmon), my sister getting her masters in marriage and family counseling, my new antique table for our dining room to celebrate holidays and friends, passover dinner, Sunday barbecues at the towers, when I wasn't feeling good and all I wanted was chicken and rice like my mom used to make and a hug, my random panic attacks in the middle of the day whist driving and listening to indie rock i.e. depression music :O)
I've said it before and I shall say it again, I only hope to accomplish the amazing things she did while she was here.
She passed on July 26, 2007, she was an amazing daughter, wife, mother, nurse. She never had road rage or got upset. She always saw the good in people and always wanted to help in anyway. She was a thrifter who made everything look amazing, she spoke 5 languages and pronounced the word delicate " deliiiiiiicauttttt" She was sick most of her life but never showed any sign of pain. She loved life, she loved us, and always wanted to learn more. She believed in the power of the mind and healing. She never wanted to be a victim and always fought for what she believed in. I can't believe she isn't here, but we will continue to keep her memory alive by sharing stories with everyone we meet.
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Ok I am sure I will write more next week....on to my fashion