I have been thinking about the way grief has moved into my life, a permanent, unwanted resident. I have been trying to figure out daily how to navigate life with this new occupant who, whether I want to accept it or not, has decided to stay. I have been leaning hard on faith, which, inContinue reading “All I know About Grief and Sadness”
“Of course it is different when the thing happens to oneself, not to others, and in reality, not imagination.”
Dear Katherine, It’s been a year now since you took your life. A year and 7 days to be precise. The truth is nothing is precise in our lives here anymore. Since that time, life goes on, but is a blur of meaningless activity overshadowed by your absence. Time is irrelevant. Day, night, hours- whatContinue reading “A Letter to My Daughter One Year Later”
As Mother’s Day approaches this year, I am finding I’m not ready to celebrate. As we approach the six month mark of my mom’s passing, I find myself feeling a plethora of unanticipated emotions. The fact is I am just not ready to have a Happy Mother’s Day.