I went from only child/grandchild to orphan in three months, Since then, I've moved about the world not wanting to be a burden.
Series: Under the Surface - Ana's 13 Reasons Why A series of posts uncovering what is really beneath my anorexia and depression. Reason 1: Genetic Temperament Traits Reason 2: Inheritance Reason 3: My parents' marriage. And divorce. And remarriage. To each other. Reason 4: Genes load the gun. Environment pulls the trigger. Reason 5. Mama [...]
My mother passed away when I was 19 due to...well, it's complicated. Kidney failure? Maybe. Liver failure? Maybe. A heart attack coming off her dialysis machine? Certainly. It's not easy to lose your mama at 19. It's not easy to watch your father lose his wife. It's not easy to watch your grandma lose her [...]