Category Archives: Death of a Family Member

Well of Life Center Cancer Testimonial Removal Review

Update 2016: It appears the Well of Life has redone their website and when looking through their testimonials I did not seem to find my father’s. I am glad that they took it off their site if that is the … Continue reading

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“Don’t You Worry Child” Dad!? Did you write that song for me from beyond the grave?!

[youtube r1MN4pR5wXM] This is pretty cute. My brother was about to run a marathon last weekend, and I texted my tween half-sister about it to tell her to pray for him. She, wise beyond her years, said he’ll do fine, … Continue reading

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coming up on another “deathaversary”

you say “deathiversary” i say “deathaversary” in any case, we’re coming up on the 2nd one. the 1st one year anniversary of my father’s passing. (yes, tear, i did already survive 2 deathaversary’s for my sister). i feel so sad … Continue reading

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Does “Time Heal All Wounds” f’real, or do you just have to stuff them further into the depths of your despair?!?

Does Time Heal ALL Wounds? Sometimes (inevitably, to function in life) you walk around the sea of grief, sometimes (quite often, especially at first) you struggle while swimming and sometimes (much less often) you sail through it. Continue reading

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It’s Hard Out Here for A Playa Sometimes

I have been through the hardest year of my life. I don’t know that for sure, worse things could happen (though it’s unlikely). I am referring to losing a ton of things. You name it, I had a big loss … Continue reading

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Uh-Oh…I knew it seemed like there was a lot of deaths surrounding each other sometimes!

Is a Broken Heart a Real Thing? Yes. I thought so. Well, for one thing, I’d recently heard of the term Takotsubo’s Cardiomyopathy a.k.a. “Broken-heart syndrome” and seen the article describing the stress-induced cardiomyopathy occurrence. Cardiomyopathy is heart muscle disease, … Continue reading

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the Aftermath – Cholera in Haiti and Melancholy in Amandoo

I watched this video clip about Haiti, the cholera infecting as many as some 200 people a day! and the aftermath of the earthquake that killed thousands of people. How weird is it to think of those thousands of people … Continue reading

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music is your best friend sometimes (thomas newman = the genius at hand)

i come from a family where music can mean anything and everything to each of us. i know a lot of people probably feel that way, but if i spent two hours getting into it, you might get what i’m … Continue reading

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It’s Weird to Think About Where People go when They’re Suddenly Gone…forever?

I found the poem posted on a site while googling grieving and the like. It was a comment a person made, they had lost their father, and this was read at his funeral. Author unknown. Even though sometimes with all … Continue reading

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Margaritas- Let’s Try This A Few More Times

I’m about to enjoy a nice cool, refreshing, delicious cointreau margarita. Want to learn more about Cointreau? At one point in my life I actually lived in the town where Cointreau is from in France! How cool is that?! Here’s … Continue reading

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