Tag Archives: Grief

60 Days Ago I Lost My Son Zayne…

60 Days Ago I Lost My Son Zayne… Today is April 8th. 60 days ago I lost my son Zayne. While I am crying as I write this article, know that today is much easier than March 8th was. That … Continue reading

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Today I Saw a Grief Counselor

Today I Saw a Grief Counselor Today I went and saw a grief counselor. Got to practice what you preach. Very helpful visit. The counselor talked to me about trauma and grieving. I know about grieving. I did not know … Continue reading

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The Two Word Dedication – For Zayne

The Two Word Dedication – For Zayne Zayne’s passing on February 8th, took the wind out of me and I ended up needing to take a break from writing my third book – Portland Coffee Stories and Donut Tales . Tonight – … Continue reading

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Let The Crying Happen

Let The Crying Happen Going through my emails this morning – Friday March 11th,  I came across this email (see photo below). This email was was sent to me the morning after my Son Zayne passed. It triggered quite a … Continue reading

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I Have Very Tough News To Share – February 9th, 2016 2:33 AM

I Have Very Tough News To Share – February 9th, 2016 2:33 AM The last Facebook post I made that brutal night was this one — “I have very tough news to share. Tonight – February 8, 2016 my 17 … Continue reading

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I Don’t Often Speak of my Faith February 9th, 2016 2:10 AM

  I Don’t Often Speak of my Faith February 9th, 2016 2:10 AM The next Facebook post I made was intended to care for the many people I know with a faith background that is Christian oriented. Some of those … Continue reading

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Some Nights I am Grateful For Whiskey February 9th, 2016 1:45 AM

Some Nights I am Grateful For Whiskey February 9th, 2016 1:45 AM Four minutes after updating my Facebook profile photo, I posted a photo of Jim Beam on Facebook and added the words — “Some nights I am grateful for whiskey … Continue reading

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I Updated My Facebook Profile Photo Feb 9th, 2016 1:41 AM

I Updated My Facebook Profile Photo Feb 9th 1:41 AM First I updated my Facebook cover photo, then I updated my Facebook profile photo to a photo of  Zayne and his older brother Zac. This photo was taken the night … Continue reading

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I Updated My Facebook Cover Photo Feb 9th, 2016 1:38 AM

I Updated my Facebook Cover Photo Feb 9th, 2016  1:38 AM My 17 year old son Zayne passed away the evening of Feb 8th, 2016. Later that evening I realized that for me, sharing this tragic news on Facebook would … Continue reading

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About

About My name is Steven Shomler and on February 8th ,2016 my 17 year old son Zayne Steven Shomler passed away and I began a brutal grieving journey. This website will chronicle my grieving journey and it will serve as … Continue reading

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