This a day in my life project was filled with so many different emotions. I left for a two night trip to Sweden to see my mom & it was the second time being away from Nixie overnight, the first time was 6 months ago when I had to make an emergency trip to Sweden when my mom was in hospital. My mom has Alzheimer's and had moved to an assisted living facility after her hospital stay and this was the first time I had been able to visit her there. It's the beginning of a new chapter in her life and it took me a while to come to terms with the fact that she could no longer care for herself. Saying goodbye to Nixie broke my heart, there's nothing worse than being the cause of her sadness but at the same time I was so excited to be able to have some quality time with my mom. My day was mostly spent in transit with lots and lots of waiting. When I finally did arrive at my moms she didn't recognize me at first but then she did and we had a really special reunion. Due to my flight being delayed I wasn't able to stay very long that first night before I had to head back into Stockholm to my sisters where I was staying for the night. But seeing my mom so happy to see me made my day and (and made being apart from Nixie much easier) I went to bed with a full heart looking forward to spending more time together.
Each week will be the next day in the week so this week I'll be photographing my Monday!