MarieTrout

Walking through the blues.

Telling it like it is – On-and Offline – in Sickness and Health

Posted on October, 8th 2015 by Marie

I was scared out of my wits, when I first started writing updates about Walter’s journey to get a liver transplant. His body was failing a little more all the time. He was becoming physically, emotionally, and mentally unrecognizable, and both his and my emotions were all over the place. Everything was so uncertain. The ...

Living in the 10%

Posted on April, 10th 2015 by Marie

One year ago, Walter and I spent our first whole day at the Nebraska Medical Center.  He would undergo thorough testing for them to evaluate, if he could qualify for getting on the waiting list for a liver transplant there. We had left our home and our kids behind in Southern California. I was devastated ...

A Surprise Gift From Above

Posted on July, 12th 2013 by Marie

Today on my morning walk, a feather fell from the sky and landed vertically the grass right next to where I was walking. It came spiraling out of the sky and ended up with its end drilled into the grass, and thus inserting itself perfectly upright in the grass. As if someone in the sky ...

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