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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


Raw, authentic and beautifully written article....

Warning:  Adult language.

Here’s a quote from the article.  Please take the time to read the whole thing.  Incredible description of real grief.

“Hitting the ground is a repeated theme of the grieving process. 128 more words

Bereavement Counseling

The Pain of Grief

It has been five months since my life changed completely, since the foundation of everything I knew and believed crumbled, since my life was stolen the day the love of my life’s was. 1,271 more words