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The day I lost my dad. A touching story by Adila. 

​Daddy’s little angel ….

I stood frozen, my whole world came crashing down , I felt myself gasping for air . I could not believe ,could not accept that he was gone , I would never hear his voice again ,never feel his comforting hugs ,never be able to look forward to the little things we did and I will never again be able to see his lovely face . 2,427 more words


The Grief Thief

This past week has thrown a massive monkey wrench into my grief journey.  I am once again putting cold spoons under my eyes to reduce the swelling and feeling sick to my stomach.   826 more words

Odds and ends for August 2016

Happy Birthday Dad! Yesterday was my Dad’s birthday. He would be 113 years old. (Yes that’s right! He was in his mid-40s when I was born!) 239 more words


7 Months

I thought I was doing ok. I had stopped crying every single day. I wasn’t as snappy at the kids. I was sleeping better. I stopped having headaches every day, and wasn’t scratching my head bloody anymore. 163 more words

Deep Thoughts

Pain Deserves Acknowledgement Not Judgment

 “You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world… but you do have some say in who hurts you.”  The Fault In Our Stars…

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C. diff. Added To The List Of Illnesses That Broke The Camel's Back

Remembering the good times spent together during the Summer season.

Dad and I would go hunting, fishing, and boating and spend days together just reminiscing about the good times and the bad times.  656 more words

Survivor Experience

On Reconciliation With an Alcoholic Parent

Dear Readers,

I’ve gotten behind in posting my latest articles to my blog! Without further ado, here is a researched piece from last month. I interviewed four women about their experiences with an alcoholic parent, if the parent was able to get sober, and if they were able to reconcile with their parent. 144 more words