Bye Mommy

It was my third night on call and I was so tired. Looking back on it though, it defines my reason for choosing this profession.

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The call came at 11:30 pm just as I was falling asleep. A hospice nurse was calling to say one of her patients had just passed away. They were ready for us to come and take her into our care. I met my coworker in the dark, abandoned…



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Jennifer Estes

I started writing about 2 years ago to cope with my struggles in life. I write about grief, caregiving, substance use disorder, and the death care industry.