Grief Stricken: Dealing with the Aftermath of Trauma

"I heard a dog died here." A simple, innocent comment made by a child hit me like a ton of bricks. We don't talk about Eddie's death. Quite frankly, the weight of grief and guilt has been unbearable; it is consuming. I have done my best to repress his memory in hopes of moving forward, … Continue reading Grief Stricken: Dealing with the Aftermath of Trauma

What the World’s Greatest Dog Taught Me About Faith

"If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever." The carrot laid untouched and uneaten on the floor. I picked it up, staring at it and wondering how I never noticed that we were not in the habit of picking up crumbs thrown to the ground by our children. In fact, whenever we … Continue reading What the World’s Greatest Dog Taught Me About Faith

3 Steps in Dealing with the Loss of Your Pet

The test was positive. I was internally freaking out, I mean...the test was positive! I looked at Felice, him already able to read my face. I told him to get out and shoved him out the bathroom door. I got on my knees and grabbed Sam, forcing her to look me in the eye. “Sam,” … Continue reading 3 Steps in Dealing with the Loss of Your Pet