I say goodbye again. A reminder of my child now gone is that I no longer need my village.
The silence of grief is sometimes deafening. The reality of year two is painful.
Mother's day is a holiday like none other now that she is gone. I will forever miss her. All of her.
There are risks to a lot we do in life. Driving a car. Flying in a plane, or taking a particular medicine. The risks to losing Lydia were great and my head understood them but what I've come to realize my heart did not.
Feeling numb after the loss of Lydia
I never did get excited for the holidays. However, after losing a child, I can't even put into words how empty I feel.
So much for resiliency
Through the looking glass. I would change everything.
Putting Life into Perspective Often we complain too easily without thinking of the challenges of others or ones we COULD have. Do you put life into perspective?
I’m not going to lie. I never planned on being a special needs mom. Heck, I never knew I was one until Lydia was 5 months old and that proverbial brick came flying at our faces on October 24, 2007. It went something like this: Genetic counselor: “Your daughter has a rare genetic syndrome called … Continue reading Missing Special Needs