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It is with a heavy heart that I write this post, we lost a part of our family this weekend.  Cooper, one of our nearly 10 year old Yorkies, got sick suddenly and is now reunited with my sister, who is undoubtedly singing him nonsense songs while cuddling with him. 332 more words

Living with Loss

People say grief comes in waves. In shock, especially with sudden loss like with losing my Marky, the world is turned into a nightmare within the split second it took the police who showed up at my door to tell me that the love of my life was found dead in the street that afternoon… and I did not find that grief came in waves. 1,119 more words


To Choose Pain

Written Oct 11:
It’s been a long week. Most of my stuff has sat in storage since Drew died three years ago. And before that, probably half those boxes hadn’t been opened in years. 956 more words

Learning To Live Again


You never, ever know when you are going to lose someone you love. So live every day as if it’s your last. Dance in the rain, laugh like a loony and never turn down a hug.

still searching

Shortly after my mom and uncle’s accident, I was at my uncle’s house with Eric and Madeleine. I was still pregnant. Walking into the empty house was like walking into a room without oxygen. 623 more words


#219 What's On The Other Side?

Well this seems like an easy one to start with. I got the idea to post these back in June after seeing a friend’s post about her microstory. 374 more words


On Fear

“No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.”
– C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed

I am terrified of the outside world. My senses are heightened… I have formed a fragility towards the world. 360 more words