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Lakelady's Blog – September 2014 Archive (2)

Softer Days

Softer days have been sneaking up on me lately. I don't know if it's the soothing influence of nature or simply that I'm at a point my grief where "remembering" isn't hurting like razor blades these days.



I've been diligent with my journal pouring out over the past five months my grief and a daily basis. I make time to grieve daily. Sometimes, it takes different forms for me: my journal, a glass of wine and a conversation with a husband who is no longer there, drawing, writing a… Continue

Added by Lakelady on September 25, 2014 at 4:07pm — 2 Comments

Staring into the Void

It's 4 AM Chicago time and I'm awake.



Yesterday was one of those days when I broke wide open when I felt so helpless that I couldn't even speak or breathe for missing the one constant for the last 17 years – my beloved partner... my friend ...my lover ...my laughter ...my life.



I know exactly what sparked it was the call-The one I've been dreading – from the police. I know it wasn't supposed to bring closure but it would've been nice, yesterday, to get some answers, to… Continue

Added by Lakelady on September 16, 2014 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

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