I haven’t written in quite some time. It’s not because my mind is blank or that I have forgotten my journey. My journey isn’t one that can be forgotten or set aside. My memories, my thoughts, my feelings they are always right there at the very top of my thought process. I am constantly on… Continue reading Determined….
I haven’t heard this song in a long time but it immediately came to mind as I was told about a beautiful young lady who has thought about suicide recently. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucA63CEuXpo&feature=share As a youngster I remember the saying “sticks and stone will break your bones but words can never hurt you” Well, who made that… Continue reading An open letter to a very special person
As I begin to write this it is Monday August 20, 2018, It was 1,262 days ago that Jessica and I went thrift shopping. The Pine Rest Thrift store and the Rustic Market were our favorite shops. We purchased about 8 puzzles that day. The people at one of the shops knew us well. We… Continue reading Missing pieces
In case this is the first blog you have ever read by me…I started blogging about a year after My daughter, Jessica, died by suicide. My blog is about her struggles, her thoughts, my thoughts and my HOPE for other parents to never have to go through a death by suicide of their own kids.… Continue reading The Ripple Effect….My thoughts
I recently did an interview with a local TV reporter and he asked me a question that went something like this….typically when you hear about bullies they are kids, your daughter was 28, who bullied her? Without too much thought I told him I would answer the question off camera. I’m not sure why I… Continue reading Bullies come in all shapes and sizes
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Originally this was posted on my Facebook page and I decided to add it into my blog since it is a topic very near and dear to my heart. I was asked by someone why I do not use the words “committed suicide” when I talk about how Jessica Gregory died. So I told her… Continue reading Died by suicide not… committed suicide