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Almost four months later: Some thank you's are in order

It’s a banner day in our post-Jesse life. Today we paid the remaining 8500 bucks for the funeral. Many thanks to our families who helps us foot the pre-insurance payment costs and many thanks to my mother who had the prudence to take out a Gerber life insurance policies for each of her grandchildren when they came into the world. 821 more words

Sources Of Comfort

You may have noticed the new banner on my blog, “LEANING INTO A NEW NORMAL- With Celenia Delsol.”

It occurred to me, after writing for several years about losing my son to suicide, and most recently, after generating a series of posts about my cancer journey…that I am a Survivor. 790 more words


… And I heard them murmur

           …“I can’t believe he’s gone…”

A young boy, Marcus, walked out the side door of his uncle’s home.  While the family gathered for a time of thanksgiving, he left them all behind and soon realized he was in an unfamiliar place.  1,195 more words

Because Someone Needs To Say Something!

Remembering Abi on her 16th birthday 

Having just seen Abi’s 16th birthday come and go, I realised it never gets easier. This is her fourth birthday in heaven.

Abi’s 13th birthday was ten months after she died, in 2013. 451 more words

Special Days And Occasions

For you my friend.

As November draws to a close it does so with a difficult final week. Tuesday November 29th is Daniel’s anniversary. Three years this year. He should be sixteen, pushing the teenage boundaries and beginning to blossom into the young man he would become. 315 more words


The Holidays, the Songs, and the Tears

Tomorrow is the 4th Thanksgiving without Nolan.

I’m sitting in my bedroom, which I am supposed to be cleaning, listening to music (in between the complaints of Liam about doing the dishes), crying. 463 more words

To write or not to write?

I feel like it’s been ages since I sat down to chat with you all. I know many of you probably think I’m busy beavering away writing my novel for NaNoWriMo, but alas I am not. 531 more words