Your Pet Loss Diaries'Rex & Tricia'
A Better Day
20th Nov 2008
He was so happy!
Today was my first feeling OK day. Knowing that I have to stay in the land of the living, knowing it would be so easy to fall into the bottomless pit of despair.Click here to go straight to the next page of this diary
I still cried today, I suppose I will for a while. I miss him so very much and I am very much aware tomorrow could be a "down day", it is an hour by hour process.
Today I saw something so sweet, I have a cat named Molly, haven't had her long but they were fast friends. She waited on the shelf where I have Rex's ashes and I lifted her up after her trying for a min or so but it was too high for her. She got up there and just rubbed herself all over his urn and picture.
I got my video out and I had to smile and tell her I understand I miss him too. She knew he was there...I am still in awe of the scene. So sweet.
Is that my "He is OK sign?" I asked him to jingle his collar (his 2 tags clink together). But I find myself picking them up to hear the usual clinking that I have come to know so well. So hearing that noise helps me somehow.
Tomorrow is 1 week out... this time last week I was saying my goodbyes.
I do have a lot to be thankful for. I got the chance to spend about 20 hours with him telling him goodbye and I loved him. Kissing him, laying his head on my shoulder, just me and Rex and all the love in the world! Some people never get that chance and I know that has to add more hurt.
I am trying to look at his picture or when I am having a thought of him to say out loud "We had 17 wonderful years together and Rex, I know you want me happy."
I miss him with every breath I take, and I always will.
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