The Difficulties Of The Holiday Season After Your Mom Has Died
Another year has gone by. Another year of holidays are quickly approaching and it’s time for another year that we will have to spend without you. I’m not sure if this time of year ever gets easier. I’m not sure if there ever becomes a time where I don’t get in a weird funk knowing that this time of year is coming.
Holidays used to be so different. They were full of life and there was more to enjoy. We had some of the greatest traditions. You made every holiday better.
Who am I kidding? You made everything in general better. How much sweeter it was to spend this time of year with my favorite person ever, and my best friend.
So as another holiday season approaches, I am missing you. I am missing you with every happy moment, along with every sad. So much continues to change, but missing you, is one thing that continues to stay consistent.
I don’t think holidays will ever be the same without you. I can’t imagine I will ever be able to find the same joy in these days.
But I will try. I will try for you because that is what you would want. You didn’t want to leave. You didn’t want to leave us to celebrate without you. You didn’t want to be away from the people you loved.
So I will celebrate you. I will honor you and I will do everything possible to make sure everyone still remembers the joy and happiness you brought to everything. I will make sure nobody ever forgets the beautiful person you were, both inside and out.
These days will never be the same without you, but I will do my best to keep you with me and use that to find the joy in today, tomorrow and all of the days to come.
I miss you. I love you. These days will never be the same without you.
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