Rough Spots

I always knew that I would have to have the conversation about Mr Loco dying numerous times over the course of Baby Loco growing up. I knew she would be going through the stages of grief over the course of her childhood. I have been very honest with Baby Loco. I have explained what I … More Rough Spots

We Are Surviving

I have started and deleted this post so many times. I don’t even know where to begin. Today marks the one year anniversary of Mr Loco’s accident. (Just typing that sentence makes me cry.) Monday marks the one year anniversary of when he was declared officially brain-dead. Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of when … More We Are Surviving

In Memory

I have a short list of things I would like to do in memory of Mr Loco. A few items on that list include planting a tree, a park bench, something at the zoo and something in Hawaii where we honeymooned. Sometimes things happen that spur you into action. Well, circumstances fell into place and it … More In Memory

Six Months

It has been six months since Mr Loco died. SIX MONTHS. His absence is deafening. The sadness is epic. There is no normal. I cry a lot.  I feel very alone. The term SUCKS still applies to most aspects of my life. For the past six months I have pulled back from so many things … More Six Months

A Bittersweet Week

This week has been bittersweet. I can’t think of a better word. On our first day back at work, Baby Loco received an amazing gift. My coworker’s Mother-in-Law is an amazing quilter. I am not using the word amazing lightly here. She is spectacular…..I am honored to have items she made in my house. AMAZINGLY … More A Bittersweet Week