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coping with grief

In the wake of death, lies grief! | Tyranny of Pink
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In the wake of death…

When I was about sixteen years old, my cousin died. It was unexpected and it was a huge shock. Everyone was devastated - of course. As anyone would be when a teenage boy tragically and unexpectedly dies. I remember everyone crying a lot. I also remember not crying much. His sister, always my closest family member was broken. I remember being there for her. I[...]

The calm before the storm | Tyranny of Pink
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The calm before the storm | Migration Tales

I haven't felt like writing lately. Truth be told, I haven't felt like doing much else other than cry. It feels somewhat ridiculous even putting this out there - the fact that I'm crying over the loss of a thing. A thing with no meaning more than memories attached to it. But I'm getting ahead of myself As you may know if you read this blog regularly, we are moving t[...]

Letting go of that which no longer serves you
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Letting go of that which no longer serves you

I've been decluttering for the last while. It's refreshing. I'm really quite good at letting go of "junk"... I HATE clutter. I really can't stand things lying around that don't "belong" there which admittedly has something I've had to adjust to being married to the king of leaving things lying around. I usually do a purge of my stuff and give things away or sel[...]

Dear Daddy - A letter I needed to write
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Dear Daddy – A letter I needed to write

It feels like a lifetime since you left us here, figuring the world out without you. Over a decade has passed and yet every day will be the shortest time that you'll ever be gone because as the days pass, so does the time since I last got to speak to you. I'm writing a letter to the world who reads my blog because somehow, it feels like if I put my emotions out the[...]