Harsh Realities

April 21, 2019

To the Nurses…

Please know that while a political leader chose to make a ludicrous comment, we, the rest of the world are looking at you with gratitude, respect and appreciation. I’ve never once seen a nurse playing cards. But I have seen… A nurse care for my dying mother at her last hospital stay. Caring for her with a huge heart, a gentle touch and a compassionate…

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April 15, 2019

She Is Here, Just as She Promised

My mother is gone. Cancer took her from us. Her absence is crippling. Her presence is beautiful. You see, she’s gone, yet she’s still here… She is here in my daughters passion for baking. She’s here in her smile, her laugh and her warm spirit. She is here in my constant drive to be the best mother I can me. She is here in my…

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April 8, 2019

I Keep Falling…

Ask anyone, I’m head-over-heels for my husband. Truly smitten by him. Our paths to love and finding one another weren’t traditional but they brought us together. I’m forever grateful and forever in love. Truth is, I haven’t stopped falling in love with my husband since the day I met him. Sounds cheesy and a bit cliche, but it’s also incredibly true. I’ve learned you should…

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April 3, 2019

My Friend Got Cancer and I Became a Crappy Friend

In 2017 I lost my mom to cancer. That same year my best friend showed up at my son’s birthday party and told me she had cancer. The same cancer that took my mom. I was numb. I was heartbroken. I was clueless how to maneuver through grief, while also trying to support one of my very best friends. My best friend got cancer and…

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Chelsea Ohlemiller

Chelsea Ohlemiller

A wife, mother and educator who has Indiana roots and a passionate spirit. Chelsea is a sappy romantic, coffee junkie, book collector, and person who wears her heart on her sleeve. She’s sarcastic, full of jokes, full of tears, and enjoys writing most when life gets messy or complicated. In 2017, Chelsea's mother passed away. Through her grief journey, she decided to take her mother’s advice and share her writing with the world. One day she gained the courage to honor her mother's wishes and write. It turned out to be one of the best decisions she's ever made.

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