People always asked me how I survived darkest days growing up. I never really knew what they met until I became an adult and reflected on my life. Music saved me. I remind always listening to two specific bands growing up, which are Breaking Benjamin and Three Days Grace. The lyrics of their songs spoke … Continue reading The Joy Of Finally Seeing My Two Favorite Bands Live
Dear Dad, Happy 10th Father's Day in heaven. I can't believe it's been a decade since we have spend a Father's Day together. It's crazy to think you have missed so many Father’s Day. I miss you terribly and wish you were here instead of in Heaven. Unfortunately, I can’t bring you back as much … Continue reading To My Dad On The 10th Father’s Day Without Him
Dear Dad, Has it really been 10 years since we last celebrated your birthday together? I just can't wrap my head after it. Where did the time go? How it the world has it been so long? I'm trying to stay strong, but I can't. The tears are coming down as I'm writing this. I … Continue reading Letter To My Dad On His 10th Birthday In Heaven
Time has passed; ten years to be actual. Your birthday is just another day now. I hate to admit it, Dad. But so much time has passed, my mind doesn't even acknowledge the day as your birthday anymore. I'm not saying I completely forget your birthday because I still try to find a way to … Continue reading Ten Years Passed And My Dad’s Birthday Is Here Without Him Again
Where did the time go?
Death anniversaries aren't never easy. Music is always here to help me get through the day. It's the only thing I can always count on for being there for me. The best thing about music is it's only speaks the truth but NEVER talks back when you questions what's being said. 1 ..."Speak to meWhen … Continue reading 10 Songs To Help Me Get Through Your Death Anniversary
Depression is creeping in my mind. I'm moving into a different kind of grief stage this year. My positive thoughts are fading in and out. I can't believe how much time has past. A full decade without you feels so unreal. How in the world did so much time past? Today, it feels as if … Continue reading A Decade Without You Feels So Unreal
I miss you so much.
Mommy Monday Guest post:
I couldn’t agree more! I don’t want to be just another Mom blog, or motherless blog , or fatherless blog! I want my blog to be about my life and everything in it. You may call this a hot mess, but it’s my choice not yours!
This isn’t a mom blog. But it is. Yet it isn’t. Believe it or not, I really am this indecisive!
But let me start by talking about boxes. Not physical boxes. The figurative boxes we put people into. This is really just a mental shortcut, an easy and effortless way to organize the world around us. But it oversimplifies things and misses the details that make all the difference.
Growing up, I was always put into boxes, boxes that were far from accurate. But I went along because I was afraid of revealing my true colors. Of letting people get close. Until college. I remember when I was selecting which one to attend. I was constantly drawn to the material of the one I ultimately chose. There was a student talking about thinking outside the box. Their response? “What box?” I wanted to go there. Then I took it a…
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Dear Dad, It’s your birthday. I can’t help but wonder what you would want or how we would celebrate. Would I be cooking you dinner at my house? Would I bake or buy you a cake for you? It’s a mystery I will never be able to crack. I can’t even remember the last birthday … Continue reading Letter To My Dad On His Birthday