Today’s writing prompt said “name something valuable you lost and the best thing you found.”

The biggest loss I’ve experienced is my family. My mom died when I was 13. Cancer took her within 6 months of diagnosis. My grandfather on my dad’s side died that same year. Dad, Grandma and I lived together until I became an adult. Being raised by your grandmother is an experience, I tell ya. My friend’s moms were pretty happy to pitch in here…