Pooh Bear Wisdom

So true<3. I have had many friends and family that have stood by us and continue to support us. I am so grateful. I am thinking of him all the time. Saying his name doesn’t cause my sadness. Doing life without him causes my sadness. Everything I do, eventually it will be the first time…

Cleaning and Grieving

I am cleaning my house and putting learning materials together for my students. Once the school year starts, there won’t be any extra time. I am trying to talk myself into another school year. I’m struggling to have my normal enthusiasm. I know I’m not ready emotionally. I miss Robbie so much. ❤

Phone Call for Robbie

The dental office just called for Robbie to see why he didn’t come today. 😢 When I told her that he passed away. She said..but it seems like he was just here! How did it happen? We were looking forward to seeing him. He was such a sweet boy!❤️ She couldn’t believe we lost him…

A Year Ago at the Museum

Here are pictures from a year ago of Robbie and a prehistoric sloth. They used to be huge. The Natural Science Museum was one of Robbie’s favorite places to visit. We went there and the zoo all the time, especially when we were living in the apartments in the museum district. I miss living in…

Grief Support Group

Jim and I started attending a grief support group last week. It meets every week for 12 weeks. It is a little awkward being in a room of grieving strangers. We are the only ones that have lost a child. People have lost parents, siblings, and spouses. I know we have been advised to do…

Re-Gifting from Robbie’s Closet

Robbie’s keyboard went to his sister Ruth. She has it set up and ready to play. Robbie liked to compose music and wrote several songs. Most of his clothes went to a friend that has a son the same size. His books went to friends and some were donated to the library. I still have…

July is Bereaved Parents Awareness Month

It is bereaved Parents Awareness Month. There are so many things that I wasn’t aware of before we lost Robbie. I only knew the grief of losing my parents and grandparents. Losing Robbie is a grief is that is impossible to put into words. July is our 5th month without Robbie. I miss him so…

Happy July 4th

Robbie last year on the 4th. I hope everyone has a great 4th of July.

Setting Goals

I have started setting goals each day of what I should try to accomplish. I continue to struggle with focus, since loosing Robbie. An entire day can go by without completing anything. My ears haven’t stopped lightly ringing. I also keep thinking I am still in February. It is so strange. Just today when I…