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Silent Killers

I read a blog post the other day that made me realize just how lucky I am that my mother is still here, and it caused a calm-before-the-storm shuddering-standstill reaction from me. I broke. In 2007, Umi had a Pulmonary Embolism. I knew it was serious then, and I drive her to her INR appointments every… Continue reading Silent Killers

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Jinxie G, Jinxie's World, Jinxie_G, My Reality

I Forget…

...how difficult and distorted and cruel life can be at times, and how some of that is my fault. Most know that Umi (my mother--yes, I have to remind you now and then) has the beginning stages of dementia, or as we like to call it, demential (thanks for the typo, Zia). It helps to… Continue reading I Forget…

Jinxie G, Jinxie's World, Jinxie_G, My Reality

Conversations with Umi – Part II

Last May, I posted Conversations with Umi, right before Umi's birthday, which is May 6th (remember that, folks). One of the conversations involved Palm Sunday (look below post), which just passed last week. Since I had a complete JinxieFail on posting about Palm Sunday being on April Fool's Day *snorts* (and I totally wouldn't have… Continue reading Conversations with Umi – Part II

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Fresh Start

In lieu of my cooking escapades this week, I've decided to share with you something I've found recently - one of Umi's poems. That's right, my mother is a poet and has several of them...somewhere around here. Anyway, I hope you enjoy it. At a time when your world's Full of hurt and pain When… Continue reading Fresh Start

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What I Need

Most of you know, especially if you follow me on Twitter or are a Facebook friend, the kind of week and a half I've had. My paternal grandmother passed away on June 11th, two days before my birthday, and I spent my birthday at the mortuary and cemetery planning g-ma's services with my uncle, as… Continue reading What I Need

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Conversations with Umi

If you follow me on Twitter and have for some time, you'll know that I've tweeted things my mother says from time to time. I used the hashtag #umisaid for a long time before finally creating this Twitter account - @umi_g_. Shh, while Umi knows I tweet the shit she says (which hasn't been much… Continue reading Conversations with Umi