Why I appeared happy at his funeral.

He would want me to grieve because I lost a part of myself but be cheerful because for two and a half wonderful years he was with me. 


Our last date.

A year ago today, Riley and I went on our last date. It had been snowing for a couple of days and was starting to melt. He told me we should go up Mt Cargill, play in the snow and take some photos. Driving there was a nightmare, it was frosty and snowy even though…

Depression and Grief.

It’s not something really discussed is it? The big D word. DEPRESSION. The sleepless nights, the not eating, the binge eating, wanting to die, etc. The symptoms of depression are surprisingly similar to the side effects of grief. But really not actually that surprising due to the fact that this is a horrific thing to…