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Good Grief

Grief sucks. There’s no nice way to put it. Grief is the partner of a great loss: it follows death like a travelling companion. The two arrive at your doorstep one day, death walks away with the one you love, and grief moves in for a season. 2,033 more words

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Acceptance

Prologue

Before the fourth anniversary of my wife’s passing March 26, 2013, I reached out to my children and family on her side to see how everyone was doing. 749 more words

The Right Kind Of Pride

Whether The Weather

Under normal circumstances I love the spring, after all, I am a spring baby.  That glimpse of pink on the shoulders of trees, bulbs in bloom…even the city looks pretty. 167 more words

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Run!

Last week I entered myself into my first ever 10k running event. The last, and only, run I entered was in Colorado when I lived there about 8 years ago. 485 more words

Turning down kindness

I am so glad this blog is being read by a wider group of people every day. It’s encouraging to hear that people who have been through a situation such as mine, are single parents, or even folks who haven’t gone through this kind of ordeal are drawing some insight and courage from these posts. 1,904 more words

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Grief and other feelings

My cousin didn’t make it. He passed away on Sunday, he was in a coma and his body just shut down. He was only 31 years old and had a life ahead of him. 329 more words

Emptiness

My sister being gone has left an emptiness in my life.

I am married. My husband has bipolar & autism. I have four children, two with autism. 219 more words

My Sister