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Goodbye January

  Now that the month is coming to an end, I am reflecting on all the new opportunities that I have been given or experienced. This month was more than a start of a new year, it was the start of new experiences, friendships, and moments. This month I have celebrated my late father’s 50th […]

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5 Ways to Survive the Holidays

The “happiest time of the year”… or is it… Now that the holiday hustle is over, I have had time to sit and really reflect on surviving my first major holiday season without my Dad. For some of us it’s a year of firsts or continuing to survive the holidays without a loved one. Over […]

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Without You

This morning it hit me. You won’t be in the stands cheering me on when I walk across the stage at graduation. You won’t be there to give me a bear hug with that diploma in my hand. You won’t be there to tell me to keep going. This morning it hit me. The conversation […]

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Losing Faith

When you are growing up, finding faith in “God” is hard enough. Add some tragedy into that and then you feel like you lost it all. Once my dad passed away, I remember going out to our butterfly garden we grew together and literally asking God why the hell he would do this. Why the […]

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Dear Grief

Dear Grief, You Suck. When one continues to grieve… you find yourself very vulnerable in different situations throughout the day. I hate it. I hate that even when I go to schedule an oil change that I have to be reminded that I can no longer say it is under “Troy Johnson” or that if […]

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Grief vs. The World

One simple, “how are you hanging in there?”, “how is today going?”, saying something is better than nothing. I struggle everyday with hurting so badly on the inside when the rest of the world is still going. I may look okay on the outside but there is a constant cloud over me wherever I go. […]

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06.10.17 // The Day I’ll Never Forget

June 10, 2017 The day my Dad, 49 years old, left this Earth and went to Heaven. So many people ask all the time, did you know your Dad was depressed? My answer is no. He was not close to depressed. He was the happiest guy ever. What happened to him mentally is beyond depression, […]

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