Category Archives: Grief

Year End Inventory

I thought I’d take some time to look back over 2017. There were lots of highs and lows, it definitely doesn’t register in my 5 worst years and probably falls into my ten best. The world felt like it was … Continue reading

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Tonight I am going to just not be okay for a little while. I’ve grown used to being okay and it is such a ridiculously great place to be. But I haven’t been okay lately and I think tonight I … Continue reading

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On the Anniversary of Your Death

I wrote this in 2015, one year after my sister passed away. I like to revisit it once or twice a year and walk through the memories again. Her life and her death. Her own story and my story as her … Continue reading

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The Price of Love

“Grief never ends, but it changes. It’s a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. It is the price of love.”  ~Unknown A surprise crying session in the car … Continue reading

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People Have Told Us

At home my mother and brother and I move in quiet orbits around one another in the heavy silence that filled the house after the flowers and family were gone. People have told us we need to move on. To … Continue reading

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