Why I Stopped Celebrating Mother's Day

May 13, 2007, was the last Mother’s Day I celebrated. I have a hard time recalling what we did. The memory, years later, clouded by the passage of time. That fall my Mother passed away from cancer. Her battle was over; mine was just starting.

A Letter To My Mom For Mother's Day

Dear Mom, It’s been seven years since the last Mother’s Day we had together. I remember bringing you a box of Godiva Chocolates, that I knew you would be too sick to eat. I didn’t know what to get you, I just wanted it to be a normal day. We all knew you were dying,…