Tag: overcoming grief

Going to the hospital, Part 2

If you follow my blog, you’ve read several stories about the illness and death of my wife, Tracie. But there’s one story you don’t know – because I’ve never told anyone about it before. Until now. Many of you have read before that shortly before she passed away in the fall of 2004, we spent…

More than filling a vacancy

I once made a terrible mistake. Yeah, yeah. I know. I’ve made a lot of mistakes over the course of my life. But this one . . . it was the worst. If you’ve never read my blog, let me give you a little background. My wife and I had our son in October of 2003.…

Letting go

There are have been many times over the years when people have told me how difficult it must have been to watch my wife suffer from terminal cancer. Certainly, it was a year of constant struggle, of trying to deal with a disease for which there is no cure, or even a reason why. But…