Mental Health Monday: The Best Medicine for Grief

This post is a day late because I was traveling home from Denver yesterday, where we just spent the weekend with two of our kids and all four granddaughters. Celebrating Izzy’s first birthday and Anna’s sixth, and also enjoying Gabby (4) and Grace (7) and their folks so much.I feel that I might have turned a corner on the grief and depression I’ve been struggling with all summer. I’m not saying it’s over, but I’m learning to let it be. I’m also learning not to completely crash, emotionally, over the fact that I’ve gained back some of the weight I worked so hard to lose this past year. I understand that I was eating and drinking to comfort my loss, but I’m ready to let go of some of that and move forward today. Being with our family (all except Jon, whom we miss!) this weekend was the best medicine! So I’m not going to write any more on this post, but simply share some pictures. How can I not be happy, right?

Anna Susu Grace

Anna Gabby slide 2

Pops Izzy

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Anna Gabby

Izzy feeding doll

izzy drinking doll bottle

 

2 comments


  • So beautiful! Enjoying family time is such a blessing and a wonderful balm.

    August 17, 2016
    • Thanks, Joanne. It was such a joy!

      August 17, 2016

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