Category Archives: grief

5114 days

That is 14 years plus the extra leap days. It is still hard to believe that it has been that long since my Mom was found dead in her itty bitty apartment in San Francisco. I still can remember having … Continue reading

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i need to change

A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot, and realize how blessed you are. I found this quote on Pinterest, and it just felt like the nudge I needed … Continue reading

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father’s day is coming

For whatever reason, Father’s Day has never bothered me much. Mostly I think it is due to the fact that I have had longer to deal with it, and also that it isn’t as in your face as Mother’s Day. … Continue reading

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why i went to bed without supper

We were almost at the home stretch. Overall things has been going better than expected. We had survived B’s birthday dinner without too much drama, and they were leaving first thing Wednesday morning (although they were still hoping to change … Continue reading

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10 years goes by in the blink of an eye

My sister has been gone for 10 years. That still doesn’t seem possible. How can she be dead? How could it already have been a decade? Recently I read a book called The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket. … Continue reading

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4749 days

Thirteen years go by in the blink of an eye and yet there are times when it can feel like an eternity. Honestly, I don’t know how I survived the first 13 minutes. I am not sure how I made … Continue reading

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the results we have been waiting for

Received a call before noon from my doctor’s nurse. At last, my HCG level is negative, or in lay person speak – normal. I can stop going to the lab every week! I cannot believe it took 12 weeks. It … Continue reading

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