Category Archives: Losing My Mom

Happy Holidays All You RVers Out There – You’re In Our Thoughts

Hey all you rvers out there tonight… It’s the “eve” of Christmas Eve tonight, December 23rd – and we’re giving (and needing) a virtual hug in this messed up, crazy world this holiday. We can’t remember a time hearing so many friends and family saying how hard this year has been – how “traditions” aren’t being carried out this holiday. We think of the families of those beautiful children lost in the school shooting last week and send our healing energy their way…there is nothing worse on this earth than losing a child and our hearts ache for them this holiday. It’s a hard week here in Joey…Christmas Eve was always my “mom’s holiday” – to add salt to the wound, yesterday was her birthday – and as many of you know, I lost her unexpectedly on January 27th of this year, at only 66. My best pal, friend…it has … Continue reading

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Losing My Mother – My Mom Passed Away

If anyone told me a month ago I would be writing this post after losing my mother, I would have done things differently. I would have hugged my mom tighter, told her I loved her more than usual, laughed more, spent more time with her. The thing is that my mom is someone I thought would always be there. She is the one I called when life presented challenges. She was silly, funny, generous…I just can’t imagine a world without her. Other people lose their parents…not me. I am 43 years old, my mom only 66 – and I have to go through life without a mom to hold my hand. I don’t know how to even imagine ever having the strength to do that. My mom was an only child, and so am I. Though it is hard for my stepfather to grieve over losing his wife and difficult … Continue reading

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