Sunday, April 12, 2009
I want to thank all of you for your love and support, and especially M. over at Not Afraid to Use It who came to my daughter's funeral on Thursday. It would take me forever to respond to each and every comment I've received in the last week, and it might not be the best use of my time right now given that I have to start digging out of this fog. Pete and I will be off for the week again, so I am going to be trying to re-enter the land of the living, take care of paperwork (you'd be amazed at the amount of paperwork I have waiting for me), and file an extension for our taxes. I also need to do some exercising, even if it's just a bike ride or longer walks, to try to work the kinks and stress out of my muscles.
Am I over my daughter's death? Of course not. But I realize she is at peace now and that gives me great comfort. There is a whole lot of writing to be done as I deconstruct the last 25 years and try to understand what meaning my daughter's life and death had, and you'll get to read some of that.
Task 1: We cleaned out her car.
Task 2: I began writing thank you notes.
Task 3: I attended Easter services at church.
Task 4: We walked the dogs until they were exhausted.
As I begin to pick up the pieces here, I'd love to know if there are any of your posts you really wanted me to see? Maybe it's something you wrote about all of this or maybe it was just a particularly profound post. But I have so many posts backed up on my Google Reader that I'm just going to clear the slate and start fresh. There's not time for me to read them all. I'm sure you understand.
Back to the recovery process. Talk to you soon - Peace - D