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
To my sweet girl.... I knew you were my girl at the 20 week ultrasound. December 4, 2006 to be exact. On that cold, dark evening Daddy and I went to the appointment after work. I remember the tech so clearly telling us it was you...our sweet pea. Little did I know who you would truly … Continue reading 10 years
So, let me understand, you didn't lose a child but yet you are upset and make it about you? how does that work?
A friend's child may be getting a fatal diagnosis today. I have been through death but I'm still processing this one. And finding perspective and hoping you do too.
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.
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.
Lately, I've been following the journey of two country singers that have in recent years really risen to the top. I wish I had known about them before but I listen to all genres of music and don't really focus on one. What drew me to them was the accounts of their love. A true, … Continue reading I can imagine