Monday Motivation: Make a Memory

Happy Monday! How many of you take pictures of almost every thing at every moment? I do, I tend to snap very random photos that at one time I would have hidden to do because I was so worried about what others thought. Then life happened. Grief + severe depression+ anxiety + OCD = waking…

Dear Daddy- An Open Letter of Gratitude

 Dear Daddy, I miss you. I wish you were still here. I cannot lie and say I have fully accepted that in a few days it will be one year since you left. For the first time in my life, I understand that time is relative. Never has a year been so quick yet so…

A Year Is Nothing

So now I am a part of this club that I never applied for, I always get the expected yet dreaded question: “When did he die?” “November.” “Almost a year.” Here is something you don’t know until you become part of this club. Time is nothing, it still feels like a fresh wound pouring crimson blood…

My Father’s Death: A Crash Course in Life Skills

Last week Monday, I watched my father die in front of my eyes. He gestured towards me, and then reached to embrace my mother, then he was gone. There are no words to explain how this feels. People send their condolences, but unless they have been in the situation, they have no idea. In the…