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

Memorial Tattoos

I have about a billion ideas for memorial tattoos….ok I have around 20. I thought about what was meaningful to us. I listed. I brainstormed. I thought about placement and in the end I decided to get two of my brilliant ideas to start. I have not gotten a tattoo in Arizona so I had … More Memorial Tattoos

Pure Michigan

It has been five months since we lost Mr Loco. FIVE MONTHS! It still feels like yesterday. I know that this will never be “over”. Our grief will never be complete. It is something we will just live with and continually move through. What a roller coaster the last five months have been. Just thinking … More Pure Michigan

The Proposal

I bought my plane tickets a few weeks ago to head back to Michigan for a visit. Thinking of a heading to the airport and the flight first had me thinking of when Mr Loco and I met with a romantic twist for the first time. Then as my mind wandered, I thought of our … More The Proposal