Tag Archives: Grieving

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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The Empty Photo – A Step Toward Acceptance

       The Empty Photo – A Step Toward Acceptance Last year I took my two youngest kids to the Oregon Coast for a day trip. Just the three of us. We went Cape Lookout State Park and it … Continue reading

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Then This Song Came on The Radio

Then This Song Came on The Radio When you are grieving you will have things that trigger your pain and it will likely not be convenient and that grieving will hurt… I had a great dinner with a friend tonight … Continue reading

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Coffee, Tears, and Peeps

Coffee, Tears, and Peeps This morning I choose the black mug. I love cool looking coffee mugs. Happy ones that make me smile and bring me joy. When Zayne passed away I could not bring myself to drink coffee out … Continue reading

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Grieving Wears You Out

  Grieving Wears You Out Last night I could not sleep. I just kept crying. My heart was so full of ache and hurt. It was so tough to do my radio show this morning. I had no energy. Once … 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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