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Innocently Beautifully Sad

It’s now been more than five months since we lost our beautiful Pippa.

As the day approached (the 28th of every month seems to loom as a dark shadow slowly creeping up to engulf me) I thought I was prepared and in control, expecting how my feelings would unfold and what events would mark the day. 1,207 more words


I Messed Up

The PTSD got the better of me: the hypervigilance, the fear, the paranoia. I wrote a few days ago that it is back. My ex-husband listed so prominently on the Ashley Madison hack lists didn’t help. 37 more words


It's ALL Yours

It’s ALL yours when you think those thoughts.

It’s ALL yours when you throw down anger.

It’s ALL yours when you hold everything in such tight control that you’re losing control. 56 more words



Grief is the price you pay for love.

My dog is dying and I am bracing myself for the loss. There is great love, so there is great grief that looms heavily in my chest, near my heart, like a giant snail. 334 more words


That feeling when you learn someone you love has died. #death

That feeling when you learn someone you love has died.

I’m at peace with death but it still brings up myriad feelings, thoughts and grief. 13 more words


Never and always......

I have told my children since they were very young to be careful about using the words always and never.  Always and Never last a long, long time.  561 more words

Loss Of A Child

Prayer prompt for Monday, Aug. 31

As a church, we do a good job of loving each other during trials & tragedy. Just don’t forget them in a few weeks/months. Grief lingers.