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One Month and One Day

It has been one month and one day since Pop-pop (my Dad) passed away. It is getting easier but, still, I think of him – and my Mom – and get sad. 11 more words


6 gifts from Dad, 6 years since he died

My dear friend Shane was a solid support for me in the years after Dad died; he’d call regularly, and listen to me as I struggled or thrived. 1,345 more words


It is enough

It is finally happening once again.  Once again I am faced with the affect of loss affecting one of my children.  My son is starting to grieve or is this the wrong term to use?   489 more words

Fast Forward To 2011

Jumping almost 10 years into the future and to one of the hardest moments of my life. The time in between my dad’s open heart surgery and the next 9 years went along pretty well. 549 more words

Journey Of Sarah


There wasn’t a note left behind. Many unanswered questions as into, “Why?”

When a loved one chooses to go in this way and doesn’t leave a note, that tiny word is paralyzing. 252 more words


It's Ok to Cry

As I wrote in a previous post, I am also a guest blogger on a site that helps teens and young adults deal with the loss of a parent. 55 more words


The Year in Which He Wasn't

It is hard to believe. It has been one year since my father died, a whole year he hasn’t been a part of. He was not there to worry about me when I had pneumonia, as he was the first time it happened, when I was 17. 430 more words

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