[Ed. note: I am so pleased and proud to introduce you all to Erin, a writer and mother who also is living with leukemia. Erin blogs about the very real and sweet and funny and challenging moments she encounters everyday and we are so glad she's sharing the journey with us here on Shine.]
Last night Nick and I were watching Dan in Real Life--we're making our way through the new release aisle to a: avoid thank you note writing, b: avoid laundry folding and c: avoid talking about tightening our budget. Anyway, we were cuddled up on the couch holding hands (before you think we're that couple, let me tell you this: We rarely hold hands and we're often on separate couches) and about 10 minutes into the movie we find out that Dan's wife died from cancer (well, he doesn't actually say it's cancer, but he does say "she got sick...and then she was gone." My money is on cancer).
We quickly learn that Dan is a super sad widower raising three daughters on his own and clearly missing hisRead More »from Life with Cancer: When Hollywood hits a little too close to home