Family: They Stole My Right To Grieve

The Loss For some odd reason the moment the calendar flipped to August 1st, I began to think about, okay, almost obsess that in another month, it will be one year since my dad had passed away. During this entire season of loss, not once had I cried, felt the crush of his absence or […]

FIT@50 / Week 79 – Tough Guy, Soft Words

FIT@50 / week 79 Tough Guy, Soft Words: This week has been a trial. Leah and I received the phone call every child dreads. My dad had suffered two strokes and a heart attack. He was in the hospital and I should head home immediately. Problem was, we’re 8 hours away. I drove with the burden […]