Two steps forward, One step back

We completed one year of our (secret) married life in May; living together, enjoying the snow, finding new hobbies, falling in sync and completely depending on each other. Four years after being in the US, we returned home for a vacation in December of 2014 and got married (again), the Indian way. Also, After a…

Day 98: Anger

The accident changed our lives. Jitish’s, mine, our families, and the life of the nineteen year old. For the first three weeks, I didn’t care enough to find out who hit us. The ‘who’ didn’t matter to me. Only Jitish mattered. I decided ignorance was the best route at that point. It was easy to…

Guilt

Guilt consumes you. It has no mercy. It doesn’t wait for an empty moment to strike. It takes over every thought and fills it with regret and an overwhelming sensation of loss. What’s worse is that no amount of guilt can change the past. No amount of brooding, depression, or victimization will change what happened….

Despite the fact

Despite the grave misfortune of meeting with the accident, every moment since has been a course correction. And the mighty forces seem to have extended a helping hand. Fortunately, we were close to one of the leading Neuro trauma hospitals in the country. He was medflighted ¬†under eight minutes. I was carrying the only phone…