Saturday, February 5, 2011
Wednesday was the 2 year mark of me getting the phone call that my dad had passed away. It really didn't hit me. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday I had snow days from placement. Tuesday night my friend Anna stayed over, and then Wednesday I had a HUGE party. Anna, my friend Emily and then our friend Amanda stayed over. It was seriously so much fun. The pain of the 2 year mark hit me Thursday night at Cru and even last night. I miss him terribly. It still feels so fresh in my mind. I could play every moment of that week still in my mind. I think what is so hard is that I feel like I cant hear his voice anymore. I really miss his hugs. My dad was 6 foot 2 and Im only 5 foot so if you can picture it I felt like I was hugging a HUGE teddy bear. I miss his advice. I am graduating May 8th and this will be the first milestone of my life. I'm not really sure I am ready to accomplish my first real huge thing without my dad. This is going to be so hard. Heck, I am starting to feel the tears swell in my eyes as I am typing this up on my laptop. I know that the Lord has gotten me through the past two years, but sometimes the pain becomes so raw. I feel so lonely a lot of the times because I feel like no one really truly understands what my heart is feeling. I have friends who have lost a parent, but sometimes I feel like they dont understand how I feel. Everyone's grief is different. We all struggle with similar emotions, but our lives with the grief all play different roles. I am trying really hard to find the joy of the Lord in this tough part of my life right now. Daddy, if you are listening to me right now, I love you with all of my heart. I will miss you forever. Please take care of grandpa Allen, and your parents until we all meet again.