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Father's Day

Thursday, June 13, 2013

My heart is heavy going into this weekend. Having just lost my dad 3 months ago I just don't know what my emotions will be like on Sunday. It will be a hard year of firsts without having him here and this is the first major thing I will deal with. I will not try to be strong if I can't be, I will cry all day if I want, I will laugh if I want, but most importantly I will honor him and think of him and my memories of our time together.

It feels like such a cliche to say but if you still have your dad hug him a little tighter this weekend for those of us that don't have ours here to hug.

My dad and I on my wedding day.


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STRONGCOURAGE 6/17/2013 2:03PM

    Your blog brought tears to my eyes. My sympathies to you, and praying God will help you through the painful times. emoticon

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BRANDIW7 6/13/2013 2:38PM

    I understand. My wonderful Dad died unexpectedly on July 3, 2012, and this will be the first father's day without him. I know it will be hard; every holiday and his birthday has been hard. I hope it gets easier.

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LOOKINGUP2012 6/13/2013 12:26PM

    emoticon So sorry you didn't have more days with your dad. So glad he was a dad worthy of being missed. emoticon

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COFFEEMUG2009 6/13/2013 10:34AM

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TAILORSMOM 6/13/2013 10:09AM

    i agree..i still have my dad (thank God) but we lost my husband 3 years ago ..daddy to our 12, 9, and 4 year old ...fathers day is still hard on all of us !! emoticon ..especially my 12 year old daughter... she was such a daddy's girl !!!! emoticon

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KATIEM929 6/13/2013 10:05AM

    I hear you. Special days are challenging when you've lost someone you love. You've got a great way of looking at it...to listen to your body and feel all the emotions that will come. My dad passed away 30 years ago and Father's Day is still a little melancholy and bittersweet.
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