Happy Birthday sweet girl. Another letter to you on what would have been your 11th birthday.
While life wasn't horrible for me growing up, it wasn't the one I read about in books or saw in the movies. My dad left my family when I was just 3 years old. He further put salt on the wound by telling us to vacate our brand new home. Finally, he decided another woman … Continue reading The greater plan
Gosh, I haven't blogged in a while. I guess I haven't needed to. Believe me, I've wanted to. I've thought about it over a dozen times. I've wanted to share how grief does evolve and you really start to feel ok. But, when I would sit down to write such an uplifting post, it just … Continue reading Brave and Strong but Broken
So, let me understand, you didn't lose a child but yet you are upset and make it about you? how does that work?
Christmas has different meanings for everyone. For me, it has changed so dramatically since 2014. And maybe indefinitely...
I wish I could tell you why this question weighs heavily on my mind - How are you? It just does. I wonder if people truly think about what they are asking...I know I do. And I'm not sure I have the right answer.
My sweet pea, I haven't blogged in forever and certainly haven't written to you here in awhile. I haven't been to your grave either. I mean, I hate that place but I often think or wonder if it is being taken care of. Daddy tells me it is. I've attempted and have about 8 posts … Continue reading Healing
You stepped up...again. You didn't forget and with you I wouldn't be surviving.
Loss is greater than just missing you. It is all the messy, emotional feelings that come with it.
Your diagnosis, your life - it wasn't want we knew or planned but your life in 7 years was an amazing teaching lesson. Now, 2 years later and your 2nd birthday without you here we still miss you beyond words.