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Monthly Archives: May 2012

“You don’t appreciate the heights until you go through the valleys.” -EmyView full post »

GriefShare Journaling 2

From the moment you wake up until you crawl into bed at night, what is it like to live with grief? Hard. Lonely. Scary.View full post »

GriefShare Journaling

In the grief support group that I started last week there is a workbook. I joined when they were in the 4th evening butView full post »

save a place for me

I’ll be there soon, Dad.View full post »

This is the song played while my dads ashes were put into the ground in one of the most beautiful and peaceful places onView full post »

a beautiful letter

This is the letter my husband read outloud at the graveside service we had for my dad on May 19th, 2012. I will foreverView full post »

the tough moments

Randomly throughout the day this last week I have had some incredibly tough moments. Moments filled with bad thoughts,View full post »


This week I started attending a support group at our Church focusing on loss and grief. I have yet to begin workingView full post »


From a very wise friend :) “Grief. You don’t get over it. You just get through it. You don’t get by itView full post »

Gianna: 12 month letter

written 4/18/12 The most dreaded letter of them all. My baby is one :( Sweet baby G, You are no longer what societyView full post »

back to work

I got home from California, the longest almost-four-week trip of my life it seemed. It feels so strange. Even though myView full post »

this is rough

There is no easy way to say it. Mourning a loss is just plain rough. There is nothing to prepare you for the emotionsView full post »


Yesterday I kissed my dad for the very last time. Yesterday I wept in the arms of so many loving family members, allView full post »