I have learned to live alongside my grief as I become one with it.
Kat, Tomorrow marks 10 years that your light has not been here with us. I miss you baby girl. Every day you cross my mind. Sometimes with tears, sometimes with a smile. Whenever a butterfly crosses my path I know it is you saying hi. It always makes me smile and remember our talks about … Continue reading Capital H
What is the best way to support a friend that is going through a challenging time? What do you say? What don't you say? These are real questions that usually come up when you aren't even prepared to deal with them. I come to these questions via many different angles but today I am going … Continue reading A Personal Angle
Eight years ago today I was dealing with a very emotional and irrational daughter. She was incredibly depressed and there was nothing I could say that was helping her see that this too would pass. Bi-Polar Disorder had consumed all of the chemicals in her brain. In her chemical imbalance-induced pain, leaving this world was … Continue reading Another Year Already
https://youtu.be/jnhHOBBn7wQ I am working to spread my message to help stop the stigma of mental illness. This is my first attempt at doing a youtube video.
Yesterday was the 39th anniversary of my father's passing and the 38th anniversary of my grandfather's passing. I feel that death and change has always been an intricate part of who I am. My father was so important to me as any parent is to a child. When he died my whole world changed and … Continue reading Death and Change