The First Holiday

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Feeling gratitude and not expressing it, is like wrapping a present and not giving it ~ William Arthur Ward

I have  heard it say that the first holiday without your loved one is always the toughest.  I dedicate this post to everyone who, like me, is experiencing ‘The First Holiday’ without the one they love.

I am grateful to all our family and friends for helping me heal…Never pass up an opportunity to love!


Happy Thanks-Caregiving

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  1. boomer98053 on November 27, 2014 at 2:50 pm

    There are so many “firsts” after the death of a loved one. Just when you think you’ve reached and passed all of them, another meaningful occasion appears before you. The “firsts” are more difficult than the “seconds”. You’ll make it; I know you will.

  2. h on November 27, 2014 at 9:56 pm

    Hi Chris, Have been thinking about you but since I didn’t call there is no way you would know that.My children were here and two almost relatives. we were 9 and everything went well.Speak with you soon. love from Harriet and Ed

  3. Christopher MacLellan on November 28, 2014 at 2:41 pm

    Thank you for your kind words and encouragement. There is another ‘first’ just around the corner, recognizing them and just dealing with it, is half the battle!

  4. boomer98053 on November 28, 2014 at 3:15 pm

    You will be the victor in this battle.