I am a memoirist, poet, wife, mother, grandmother, friend, meditator, and retired pediatric ICU RN. I live in Los Angeles where I write creative nonfiction and poetry. My work appears in Atticus Review, Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine, Emrys Journal, Lime Hawk Journal, The Examined Life Journal, Tiferet Journal, and in Mental Health anthologies. I was a Ragdale Foundation writing resident in Lake Forest, Illinois, and I am a member of the Authors Guild. You Will Never Be Normal was longlisted for the 2017 Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Awards Program.