Then this happens…

Right foot, Left foot, repeat

Many of you know, I had a child pass away or die or whatever term you feel comfortable with for the inevitable,he passed when he was 9 1/2 yrs old, the half being VERY important to a 9yr old, it has been twelve years since. His passing was after six years of cancer treatment and surgeries for shunt failures resulting in six years of hospital stays varying from a few hours in the emergency room to six weeks in isolation on the pediatric unit.

To condense this for you challenged in the math equation presented above, my son died at 9yrs old, he was diagnosed with cancer at 3yrs old and passed away in 2002, there.

When he died there was the whole being in me that refused to believe he was gone, I would stand in the kitchen window looking out at the driveway waiting for one of his…

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