• NaBloPoMo

    I stood with Henry.

    I sat up straight and smiled at the dermatologist walking in the room. She smiled back, sat down, and explained my diagnosis. “Julie, you have a hair loss condition called Telogen Effluvium. Your body went into shock immediately after the loss of your nephew and almost losing your sister. Three months ago, those two events were enough to shut your body down momentarily. Your fingernails stopped growing too. Your body seems to have corrected the shock. I see where your fingernails grew again. Your hair will do the same but because hair grows in a cycle, it will take about a year or maybe longer for your hair to grow…

  • Humor

    I had another blog post for today.

    I had another blog post for today. I can’t post it because I’m not in the mood to laugh with others. It would be a fake laugh. I started a blog post last night. It was about Scott quitting the school PTA. That’s when Scott got the call. Scott: WHAT! I stopped typing. My stomach dropped. Something bad happened. I could hear the shock and sadness in Scott’s voice. I stared at Scott. Scott caught the questions in my eyes. Scott: Chris Mentzel passed away suddenly. Maybe heart attack. Me: WHAT! Scott hung up the phone. Me: What? We just hung out with him. No, he didn’t. Scott: That’s all Matt said. Oh wow. I just want…