Grieving Loved Ones

17 years

My father passed away 17 years ago today in a tragic motorcycle accident. Just yesterday I was thinking that he's been gone almost half of my life. He's been gone all of my children's lives. There are so many things that I'd like to say but there really aren't enough words in the English language… Continue reading 17 years

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Happy Birthday in Heaven Sissy 

Today would have been Brittany's 28th birthday 

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Birthdays in Heaven 

today my thoughts are with loved ones... Daddy, Grandpa, Sweet Baby

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3 Years

  SOURCE * truth - every single relationship I have has changed. Some for the better. Some for the worse. Some I have let go of because I no longer have the time or energy to waste on negativity. My Sister's passing has changed every aspect of my life. It has changed my relationships with… Continue reading 3 Years

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Earbud Pouches and a new kitty

This week has been really hard on me emotionally. This time of year is always hard for me anyways and the loss of our beloved cat Socks was almost unbearable. It helps knowing that there was nothing that we could have done for him had we found out that he was sick sooner. It was… Continue reading Earbud Pouches and a new kitty

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R.I.P. Socks

Our kitty started having breathing problems on Monday afternoon. When we took him to the vet Tuesday morning we found out that he had FIP and that there was nothing that could be done for him. We were told that he had one to two weeks to live and that it was going to continue to… Continue reading R.I.P. Socks

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Happy Birthday Sissy

SOURCE Today would have been my Sissy's 27 birthday.

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loss

Yesterday we lost another. A Great Aunt who was really truly great. This quote reminded me of something that one of her Daughter's in Law said at my Grandfather's funeral. SOURCE

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Forever 24 – 2015

Donated in memory of Brittany & Gramp

Brittany

Little Elf’s

The other day was a no-school day so my Daughter and I finished up another little craft project that my Sister had started before she passed away. I am pretty sure that these have been sitting around my Parent's house for quite a while. All I had to do was hot glue the pieces that… Continue reading Little Elf’s

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Grieving a Sibling

“When a parent dies, you lose the past. When a child dies, you lose the future. When a sibling dies, you lose the past and the future.” UNKNOWN

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Once Again We Grieve

Once again my family grieves the loss of another family member. My Step Grandfather passed away last night. Tonight as I sit and type my mind is full of memories. My Step Grandparents are awesome. When my Mom remarried when I was 3 years old the entire family took me in and treated me as… Continue reading Once Again We Grieve

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Forever 24 – 2014

Today would have been my Baby Sissy's 25th Birthday. For her birthday I decided to do 24 random acts of kindness in her memory. My acts of kindness took shape in the form of 24 preemie hats to donate to a local NICU Hospital.