Category Archives: Scary

“I Can’t Breathe” by Kelly Farley

“I Can’t Breathe” I have my blog set up to send me an email every time a new comment is posted.  I do this so I can make sure there are not inappropriate or hurtful things being posted.  A couple … Continue reading

Posted in Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of a daughter, Death of a son, Debilitating, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Fear, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back, Haunting, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Panic, Scary, Survival, Trauma | 9 Comments

“Home Sick” by Kelly Farley

“Home Sick” All of us that have lost a child can agree that when you lose a child, everything in your life becomes impacted in some way.  After the death of my son Noah, and once I surrendered to the … Continue reading

Posted in anxiety, Bereaved, Crying, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of a daughter, Death of a son, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Fear, Grief, Grieving Dads: To the Brink and Back, Home Sick, Hope, Inspiration, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Mental Health, Panic, Profound Life Experience, Scary, Trauma, Triggers | 12 Comments

“Fear of Loss”

Fear of Loss After the death of my son Noah I was stricken with the fear of losing another family member, particularly my wife.  Whenever we were not together, I would worry that something bad was going to happen to … Continue reading

Posted in Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Death of parent, Depression, Despair, dog, Emotions, Fear, Friend, Grief, Healing, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Love, puppy, Scary | 13 Comments

“Constant Mind F**K”

Constant Mind F**K A couple of weeks ago I interviewed fellow grieving dad, Bryan.  Bryan’s almost 3-year-old son Charlie had died about 7 months prior to complications with the flu.  I was interviewing Bryan for my upcoming Grieving Dads: To … Continue reading

Posted in Agonize, Anger, anxiety, Bereaved, Crying, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Debilitating, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Exhausting, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Guilt, Healing, Hope, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Pain, Panic, Post Tramatic Stress Disorder, Profound Life Experience, PTSD, Reality, Scary, Survival, Trauma | 13 Comments

“Death No Longer is the Master”

Death No Longer is the Master There is great comfort in losing my fear of death.  That is one of the blessings that many parents experience after the rawness of their grief ebbs.  It is an empowering and freeing experience: … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Compassion, Courage, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Fear, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Healing, Life Lessons, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Pain, Peace, Scary, Survival, Truisms, Words of Encouragement | 6 Comments

“Telling Your Sorrow”

Telling Ones sorrow often brings comfort – Pierre Corneille (circa 1640) Telling ones sorrow seems to be such a simple concept but one we all struggle with. It’s not easy to go to the pain and relive our experiences. It … Continue reading

Posted in Bereaved, Courage, Crying, Death of a baby, Death of a Child, Debilitating, Depression, Despair, Devastation, Emotions, Fear, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Guilt, Healing, Hope, Inspiration, Life Lessons, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Daughter, Loss of a Son, Miscarriage, Pain, Peace, Scary, Survival, Tears, weeping, Words of Encouragement | 23 Comments

“Ways to Support a Grieving Dad”

I was recently asked to write a short article on ways to support a grieving dad and thought I would share the article here on this blog. Positive Ways to Support a Grieving Dad I often hear from grieving dads … Continue reading

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“Crying As I Write This”

“Crying as I Write This” My wife and I found out that she was pregnant on Mother’s day of 2010.  We were both very excited and very scared at the same time. The thought of a second child did what … Continue reading

Posted in Death of a baby, Devastation, Emotions, Fear, Grief, Grieving Dads Words, Guilt, Loss of a Son, Pain, Panic, Profound Life Experience, Reality, Scary, SIDS, Tears, Trauma | 9 Comments

“Scary”

I recently sat down and generated a list of 30 words that could be used to describe grief.  Obviously this list relates to my experience with grief, so I am interested to see if anyone else can relate with some … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, anxiety, Bereaved, Crying, Death of a Child, Depression, Despair, Emotions, Fear, Grief, Loss of a Child, Pain, Scary, Tears, weeping | 13 Comments