15 July 2012

A New Day, A Fresh Start

I had allotted myself a week: to grieve, to question. It was time for a decision. Little man was depending on me and I had already wasted too much time. I wished I could stay in bed with the covers over my head but that was not an option. I wish a lot of things lately.

I packed up my car for the second time in two weeks. The road was my shoulder to cry on, the wind was a listening ear.

Mile after mile was clocked, Jackson's snores kept my thoughts company from the back seat.

The Chicago skyline glistened in the sunrise, my fears knotted in my gut.

A new day.

A fresh start.

Hopefully, the right one.

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Jackson and I have arrived safely to the Chicago area to stay with my dad. You all have no idea how much your supportive words and messages have meant to me. I have no way to know when I will be able to post but I hope to use this space for healing (and soon!)

24 comments:

  1. Good luck Sam!! I hope everything works out for you. Glad you and Jackson made it there safely.

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  2. We'll be thinking about you guys!

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  3. Good things to come, my friend...I can feel it. I am a hop skip and a jump from you and here if you need me.

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    1. Everyone's support has been so uplifting! Big hugs!

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  5. *hugs* You will be okay, Sam. You will.

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  6. I hope you find peace and joy in Chicago and find time to sort things out. I'm thinking good thoughts for you and wishing you all the best.

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  7. Glad you made it to your dad's safely. You and little man will be in my thoughts. *hugs*

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  8. I'm so glad you're safe. I'm thinking of you and J during this difficult time.

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  9. Good luck and keep us updated. Sometimes a new start is just what you need.

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  10. Thinking of you. If you ever need anything, I'm here. Sending you hugs and love. xo

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  11. You have been on my mind and in my heart. Hugs ... lots of hugs. xo

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  12. Glad to hear you guys made it there safe! A new start sounds like it could be good for you.

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  13. {Melinda} I know this has to be such a sad, confusing time for you and your little guy. Praying for comfort, wisdom, direction and strength for you!

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  14. Oh my goodness. I feel terrible. After K was born I completely fell off the face of the planet, I am so sorry for what is going on with you right now, but I hope things are looking up. You are in our thoughts and prayers, but I am sure you are doing well, you are so strong!

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