When Asked for Advice on How to Deal with Grief, This Old Man Gave the Most Incredible Reply
....it never hurts less to lose someone so special. It's more difficult losing someone as an adult. I have to continue on as if everything is ok. When really all I want, is permission to fall apart for just a moment.
Our Presence: The Gift That Really Matters to our Children
Quality time between a father and his young child is more enjoyable when dad takes care to be fully present.
Dad lives on through me
Had an amazing talk with Joanne tonight. She said something to me that others had been telling me, but that I was finally ready to hear. There is nothing I can do to change what happened, to bring dad back, to undo what happened last Wed. All I can do is live each and every day to honor his memory. And the last thing he would have wanted was me to relapse. The last thing he would want is for his loving, tender arms to be replaced with the deadly, debilitating claws of ED. I really want to do…