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I was 9 1/2 months out and it was the first anniversary of our first kiss/engagement anniversary and I wanted to do something to honor the day. Sergio had gone skydiving a few years before and he loved it so much I put it on my bucket list too. I brought one of my dearest friends who had every reason to live to jump with me- I prayed that if one of the parachutes was going to fail it would be mine. I clung to Sergio's prayer card and took the leap attached to the instructor. I was so OK with dying that day but the universe had another plan...


It was thrilling. I did not die. I was happy I crossed it off my bucket list. I honored Sergio and our anniversary. And I had a massive headache from hyperventilating the whole way down. ;)

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Comment by AEDforever (Ali) on March 1, 2013 at 5:51pm

Awesomeness...

Comment by Rebirth.Tanya (Tanya) on February 26, 2013 at 5:06pm
Thanks everyone- when mourning the death of our loved ones we inevitably confront our own mortality. When you do it may be helpful to think of all those things you hope to do before your own time comes, i.e., creating your bucket list, and begin taking steps to fulfill those dreams. A beautiful way to honor your partner is to follow your heart:

Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure — these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” – Steve Jobs

Wishing you all love, courage, and strength for your journey... <3
Comment by Sunflower37 on February 25, 2013 at 10:42am

Very Awesome!

Comment by Beyakiki on February 24, 2013 at 7:43pm
Wow a perfect way to honor him. It must of felt so liberating.
Comment by Angie aka Woody's Girl on February 24, 2013 at 7:34pm

Way to rock it girl!

 

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