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Four Years and Eleven Months of Grief

Today marks four years and eleven months since my life mate/soul mate died. Next month it will be five years. I haven’t been actively mourning the entire time he’s been gone so the title is misleading on that account, but the world changed forever when he left, catapulting me into a world of grief that will always be a part of me. 268 more words


The Eye of the Human Storm - Repost

As you know, Superman passed away Sunday, February 15.  I am re-posting what I wrote for him back in July because, though I thought I understood then…I couldn’t have known how I’d feel at this moment. 451 more words


Back to the Grind

Classes resumed today and I am thankful for the distraction. I have missed my nursing family. If I weren’t in class today, I would have been moping alone at home with my cats and wallowing in my own despair. 329 more words


The Downward Spiral

Tonight I spoke to my mother about my father. With graduation coming up and prospects of children on the horizon, I have been dreading the thought of invites. 331 more words


His Protector

Like most siblings, my little brother and I didn’t always get along. However, I loved him fiercely. When I was only about 4 years old or so, my dad made me promise to always take care of my brother. 1,235 more words


Part of the Story

The other night I recounted all the details of the day my mom died. Five years into our marriage, and my husband had never really heard the whole story. 1,502 more words


Daddy's Little Girl

The other day I drove down to visit my father. I have marveled at how much our relationship has changed. Things are still a bit awkward between us, but that is to be expected after a seven years or so of estrangement. 643 more words