Nitty Gritty Dirty Grief

Sweet Girl

We unexpectedly, tragically, lost our sweet girl today…..

She has worked so hard.

And her little heart decided enough was enough….

She took one deep breath this morning…

And that was her last.

We are lost.

I am lost.

I miss how she smells.

I miss her.

For the rest of my life.

*** We will post details on services.

63 thoughts on “Sweet Girl”

  1. I've have enjoyed following your blog over the past couple months. So sorry to hear of your loss. My heart hurts for you. I hope you find comfort in the days to come.Laura G

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  2. Sam and you have made such an impact…such a difference. I thank you for sharing so much of her with all of us…aissa

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  3. We are SO very sorry for your loss–team Odell will be riding the courage classic this year with happy thoughts and memories of Sam!Sincerely, Steve, Carol and Gracie Odell (Sam's old buddy from the Anchor Center infant program)

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  4. I have never commented but I wanted to say how deeply sorry I am, but how happy I am that you got Samantha for the time that you did. What a beautiful soul – both your daughter and you. Sending love & grace to you.

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  5. Dear Heather- Chad I am so, so sad to hear about your loss. Samantha was such a beautiful child; she has touched all of our lives. Much love to you and Bart.Jenn and Chad Varra

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  6. Dear Heather: Thank you so much for your e-mail to our writing group. We've only known you for a short time but through your stories I feel as though I have known you for a long time, and that I've been with you a bit on your journey with Samantha. I am so sorry for this heartbreak, and will have you and Bart in my thoughts. And I'll see you on Saturday.Joannah Merriman

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  7. Our deepest and heartfelt sympathy to you at this sad time.We are thinking of Samantha and hope she and you will find peace.Much love,Boliath & family xx

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  8. Dear Heather, my deepest condolences on your loss. It was a privilege to work with both you and Samantha. Blessings on the journey for all of you… Dr. Cathy

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  9. I'm thinking of you. I'm glad you had the experience of having Samantha in your life. She made your life richer and fuller in more ways than you can possibly count. Many people came to the service and celebration of her life and you had a wonderful day for it, but now today, as the rain falls, I feel for you, and know you are lonely and feel lost. Take courage and feel all the feelings…let them come and count it all joy to know life this deeply. Lori Nunnally, from your memoir group.

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  10. I met you Heather at the Epilepsy Support Group many months ago and saw Sam's passing in the paper…I have thought of you ever since, and just now went in to read your stories. I was so deeply touched by your optimism, honesty, and love. My heart goes out to you and your family. Words don't seem adequate right now…our children are so very precious…and I am so sorry.

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  11. I figured out how to view your archives and have been crying as I worked my way backwards. I can't think of a single intelligent thing to say. I'm so sorry that Samantha is gone.

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