Five years ago, I was nearing the end of a five week hospital stay. I thought I would be staying for at least another six weeks, but the next day things would change completely. In a matter of minutes, the bottom would fall out of my world, and I had no idea how far down… Continue reading Reflections
Don't put a timeline on your life. Live for today, and cherish each and every moment. Each day we wake up is a chance to start again, and a choice to be who we want to be.
When I was in college I took a public speaking class to meet one of my Ged Ed requirements. I figured that it would be an easy class, and one I could pretty much sleep through and still get an A. I was so wrong. Let's just say that by the end of the semester… Continue reading Moving Past the Fear
It's Christmas Eve, and I am struggling to find the joy tonight. I know come morning, that my kids are going to light up with the joy of Christmas, but tonight I can only focus on what's missing. Being a bereaved parents means living through every Holiday and life event with something missing. Even though… Continue reading Missing
This is generally the most wonderful time of the year, but for some it can be nearly unbearable. Christmas has always been my favorite Holiday, but for the past four years it has also become a very stressful time for me. Four years, two months, and 5 days ago our family lost one of our… Continue reading The Most Stressful Time of the Year