#RWISA “RISE-UP” TOUR, DAY 9, HEATHER KINDT, @HMKINDT #RRBC #RRBC_COMMUNITY #RWISARISEUP

I think many of us can relate to this heartbreaking story from #RWISA author Heather Kindt. Please read on.

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LOSING MOM

by Heather Kindt

Have you ever lost someone? The pain is unimaginable, ripping through you like an express train. But what if you lost that person again and again? The agony of the loss knocks you off your feet until you’re numb. That’s what it’s like when you lose someone to dementia.

My mom was my best friend.

She was my shoulder to cry on, and I told her everything. On summer mornings, she’d lie in bed thinking, so I’d hop in next to her and we’d talk about everything or nothing at all. She was there to hold me when I lost my first love and to celebrate with me when I found my last. We spent an entire summer planning my wedding and finding ways to keep the costs within my measly teacher salary. Rummaging through bargain bins at the Christmas Tree Shop, we found the…

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4 comments

  1. hmkindt · May 14

    Thank you for sharing, Rhani.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Jan Sikes · May 14

    Heather’s post touched me deeply! Thank you for sharing, Rhani!

    Liked by 2 people

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