The month of February was really rough. I expected it to be hard, but it was filled with a lot of brain fog and a heavy exhaustion. There is no manual on grief. We are three years in to our loss, and I am still learning to balance life and grief. I suspect it will always be … Continue reading Easter
Life is bittersweet. I think I’ve said that a hundred times. It’s a perfect description of life for me and really, I’m ok with it. February was a long month. I have mixed feelings about it being over. Moving away from a time of deep grief is hard. Sometimes I feel like memories of Jackson … Continue reading Bittersweetness
We have gotten through some of the hardest days of each February: Jackson’s death anniversary and his birthday. Starting to feel the heavy weight of grief lifting some and ready to take on this week!
After Jackson died, my faith was incredibly strong. Probably the strongest its ever been in my life, strangely enough. God provided me with so much comfort in so many ways. But as time has gone on, I have to admit my faith has somewhat been weakened. I have so many hard and unanswered questions. Sometimes … Continue reading Redemption Through Comfort
I found this picture on an old SD card that I’ve never seen before. It actually took my breath away when I saw those blue eyes. Then, I held my breath when I saw this one because I knew when I let it out the tears welling up in my eyes were … Continue reading Surprise Picture Find
Long overdue for a Kellan update. 🙂 Also, I need to write it down cause I surely won’t remember! Kellan is 14 months old now! What a year it has been for our family! Kellan has surely overcome a lot of obstacles and he is truly thriving. He continues to have checkups at the NICU … Continue reading Kellan Update
Snow will always make me think of Jackson. In December 2015-February 2016, we had a good amount of snow. So a lot of my memories of his last few months include getting Jackson all dressed for the snow and sending him out with Harry and Chris to play. This year will be 3 years since … Continue reading Snow