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This podcast is one man's reflection of how loss, death, grief and bereavement have affected my life since losing my father at 10 years old.

Feb 24, 2016

Episode 5  - Dealing with Grief Triggers

Do grief triggers always have to make me sad?

I have several grief triggers:

Food - ham and cheese sandwiches
Times of the year - the month of April
Heirlooms - a thermos and sofa

All of these remind me in one way or another, but do the all still make me sad.

While I can...

Feb 17, 2016

I've been trying to get out of the shadow of my father's legacy.

Once I graduated from high school, I decided to go to school out of state to get a fresh start... to be another face in the crowd.

After running out of money after my sophomore year, I decided to join the Army. I didn't want to go back home, because my...

Feb 14, 2016

Is it possible that losing my father was not the worse thing that could have happened to me?

Growing up, I had friends whose parents weren't together. Many of them carried the burden of thinking that their parents weren't together because of something that they had done. In other words, it was their fault that their...

Feb 10, 2016

How religion or a belief in something greater than ourselves impact the grieving process? Is it possible to truly be angry with with God?

I was born and raised Catholic and am still a practicing Catholic. While I may not be the best Christian walking planet Earth, I still believe God has a plan for me.


I can be...