I am a confirmed hypochondriac. I confirmed myself because that’s what hypochondriacs do. I am constantly checking for symptoms and I can usually find some. Matching it up with the correct illness gets trickier. I long for the day when … Continue reading
Tag Archives: loss
Odds and ends on grief
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I forgot how much grief hurts. Sounds stupid but it’s one of those pains I try not to remember. It’s both physically and emotionally exhausting, sucking out joy wherever it goes. It’s not always about death. We grieve many things … Continue reading
Sassy cats – 2015, the year of Jake
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It’s appropriate to say goodbye to 2015 with a story about a cat that was dear and annoying all at the same time. I have photos of the young Jake to share. Jake wasn’t planned but how many cats are? … Continue reading
Random 5 for September 27 – Projects, wallpaper, TV, instinct, loss
Another project? – We painted another back hallway in our house. I like the piece by piece strategy. We aren’t living in chaos. (I don’t do well in chaos, especially kitchen chaos. Let’s just say it makes me more than … Continue reading
Life in the tunnel
Grief is a tunnel. The loss determines the length and diameter. The bond with the loss determines the speed that you travel. The loss can be anything. It can be a person, a beloved pet, a marriage or the perfect job. … Continue reading