You may not (often enough) feel strong, but you are a pillar for your daughter.
You help me immensely, Christine. I have lost a friend who died a few weeks after her second daughter was born. I watched my college friend's niece battle sarcoma (they will be walking in CureSearch for Children's Cancer this year), and my life was changed by a woman I never met - Jennifer Goodman Linn who was married to my brother's childhood friend (www.youfearless.com
I know that life can change in an instant and we have no idea what could be coming. I hope you find an ounce - a half an ounce - of healing when you write.
You are definitely helping others through their healing.