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Reality of Grief

Grief is messy and ugly,
but it’s our reality.

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Letting Go 2.0

How do you let go when your heart still loves them with every beat?

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One of those days 💔

There is never a single day that goes by that my loss isn’t evident in some way. There are constant reminders. Even still, every once in awhile, it hits hard. In a different way. I’m shocked. I can’t believe you are gone.

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Feeling Guilty For Grieving

We didn’t lose something that can be replaced. We lost a person.

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Deciding Pain Away

Loss and the journey to healing is so very personal.

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Broken Glass(es)

I did something today, something very simple, that actually holds great significance. I ordered new glasses. Big deal right? Yes. Yes it is. I had my yearly eye appointment to get my contacts. I wore my glasses there because I was actually totally out of my contacts. While I was there they had me read […]

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The Pain is Worth the Cost

The pain of losing a spouse and watching your kids grieve the loss of their parent, brings a sorrow that I can’t quite put into words. It’s unlike any feeling I could’ve ever even imagined. It is said that “it” gets better in time. Just give it time. Time heals all wounds. As well meaning […]

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The Pieces Don’t Fit Anymore

When you don’t fit where you used to, you grieve that like any other loss. But, if you don’t fit anymore, you don’t. Move forward. We aren’t supposed to have to fight for a place in people’s lives. I was talking to one of my long time friends today and we were talking about regret […]

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A Split Second

For those of you that have lost someone… Do you ever have moments where it hits you, out of nowhere, like a ton of bricks?? I do and it’s a terrible feeling. There are actually lots of mornings that begin that way for me. The worst is what just happened to me. I was sitting […]

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Is There Really a Choice?

I’ll be honest, there have been several times where I truly wanted to throat punch someone who said to me that happiness is a choice. I often thought to myself, “how in the world is it as easy as saying that I choose to be happy when I feel so bad?” I have even told […]

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