Allow people to help. As soon as Marcus died and I could catch my breath, I started the most daunting task of my life: telling people. How do you even begin that conversation? This is something so horrifying, so shocking, and so unexpected. I texted my best friend because I simply couldn’t speak to call… Continue reading Saying Yes To Help
It hurts so bad to live this life without him. We are doing really well in spite, but it’s awful. The worst thing I would have imagined in this life would have been him dying. And it happened. And it still doesn’t make sense to me because he was GOOD. And godly. And loving. And honest. And loyal. And all that is so rare.
A lot has changed in the past ten years, and even more this year. Going through pictures and memories from this year has me remembering the big adventure we have lived! I love doing a year in review and am trying to get better about documenting my life and adventures here. 2010 Celebrated one year… Continue reading Year In Review // Decade Recap
Grief as a mother-in-law is complicated. I wept for the son-in-law that I loved like a son. I wept for my daughter who lost her soul mate. I wept for my three grandbabies that lost the best daddy in the world. Grief as a Mother-in-Law January 10th, 2019. It was a typical cold, January day;… Continue reading A Year Ago Today Was the Last Day I Saw My Son-in-Law
I hope you know how incredible you are. That if you have survived this, survived this year, that you can do anything. Even though you were so young, you’ve endured one of the hardest things any person would have to go through. And you ROCKED IT. You aren’t perfect and we all struggle, but you… Continue reading A Letter to my Children