How To Mend A Broken Heart

How to mend a broken heart

I wrote a piece for the wonderful Claire Crisp. We are fellow writers who share our efforts monthly in one of my writing groups. I highly recommend writing groups to aspiring writers. I've met some great people in them (in addition to getting…

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Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.

    – Mother Teresa


“We took her home from the NICU when she was three weeks old. She was dressed her a red onesie that had a vintage Wonder Woman decal sewn on the front. It is very common in the heart community for parents to refer to their babies as superheroes. I suppose it is because after you watch them go through what they do and survive, it feels superhuman to us. We bought the onesie before she was born, completely unaware that we were bringing a ‘heart hero’ into the world.”
-excerpt from Today I Pretend