I was given quite the opportunity to travel with a very dear friend to an absolutely beautiful place, Maui! It was a once in a life time experience. If you can imagine the ocean is the most piercing blue. The waves gentle connect with the shoreline and produce quite an angelic sound. Seriously, living in … Continue reading Winds of Change
The saying ” I am my worst enemy” has a whole other meaning when travelling down the road with grief and trauma. Its almost like you are at war with yourself. There are days were there is a constant battle between emotions being held in check and emotional breaks. Other days, are like cease fires, … Continue reading Face your fears!
I do believe that I am now in a place to be able to share some of the most hidden and painful pieces of my struggle. In order to do this I am going to be very candid, and it could be difficult to read, but without verbalizing and bringing these things to the surface, … Continue reading Past Pains
Each and everyday, we are changing, growing, learning, while attempting to navigate this crazy world. As parent we are hell bent on making sure that our children have all they need to be successful while teaching them the core values of a decent human being. It is our job and mission! For those of you … Continue reading The Child Teacher
While contemplating the nature of the post, I really went down the rabbit hole. There were so many things that were… are important to this, but nobody has time to read a dissertation. You all already know that I am still working on processing/grieving the loss of my husband, my son is beginning to question … Continue reading Processing Error
Grief affects everyone differently. Some seems to power through with what seems like minimal impact on their lives. Others struggle daily for , what seems like, eternity. And yet others might be a combination of both. Regardless of how they are coping with all the changes that come with loss, those friends, family, and many … Continue reading Outside looking in
My Dearest Adam, Is is hard to believe that you have been gone for a little over 18 months! I am just wondering why time must fly by so quickly. It seems like just yesterday you were giving me the best hugs, and acting super silly with our son. I admit I am still struggling, … Continue reading Eternal Flame
When you look back at your year, my hope for you is that you see the lowest you have been, and pat yourself on the back for the progress you have made. Too many of us take on resolutions that are unattainable and unnecessary. We focus in on the superficial aspect of everything and forgot … Continue reading Whose running this show?
The best way to describe, for me anyways, single parenthood, career, and grief is like a crazy game of Jumaji. There are times when you are rolling those dice, and you only hope and pray you can roll a 6 or an 8 to get out of the jungle you are stuck in. Other moments, … Continue reading Weight of the World
When you experience loss especially when it is someone in your household, the change is routine is the worst. Our routines and habits are the things that drive our productivity, our mood, and our needs/wants. When something so important is tragically removed (especially unexpected) the shock is quite a lot to bear. I had the … Continue reading The deafening Silence
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