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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

Life Lessons


Yesterday my daddy was buried.

It’s surreal. All the hugs, the memories shared, the flowers, the tears … it’s been nothing but a hazy fog. The reality of what has happened hasn’t truly begun to sink in, not even the slightest bit. 140 more words


Happy Birthday, Mom

Today would have been my mom’s 71st birthday. I wrote a poem in honor and memory of her.

My Heart Is Dark

My heart is dark… 114 more words

Loss Of A Parent

"Keep All"

Today was my first day back since my hiatus, something I will delve further into later.  I tackled the Snap-On Tool chest, a hardware-housing beast that sits firm in the corner of the garage. 365 more words