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A World Without Erik

It seems odd, really. You think you’ll be with your siblings until the end…Long after your parents have moved on to Heaven, even longer after our grandparents have left this earth. What you don’t expect is to lose the bond of unconditional love (or as I like to call it, unconditional tolerance) known as siblinghood. 
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Four Years Without My Brother

Hey guys. Today, October 6, always marks a solemn day in the Medhus household. The fact that this gloomy, chilly weather marks four years since my brother’s suicide is all too apropo, because it’s how most of my family & I feel on the inside today. We’re going to spend some time with my mom so she doesn’t feel so alone today, but I filmed a quick video for you since words tend to escape me on this day. To…
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Past, Present, and Future

The past, present, and future are all on the mind today as I get ready to marry the love of my life. My parents’ wedding {above} could not be more different than mine. They married in a courtyard, catered by a local grocery store, officiated by a Justice of the Peace (who was so drunk he couldn’t remember their names). My mother wore a two piece white suit and daisies in her hair. How beautiful. How wonderful.
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Happy Birthday Erik

You would have been 22 today. I miss you. Photo source
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The Year Without My Brother

Writing has always come naturally to me. But today, I found myself dragging my feet when it came to this post. I knew I wanted to write something on PSS about the anniversary of my brother’s death–because part of the reason why I love blogging so much is the shared human experience. Just as I experience ups and downs about my self-image and fashion sense (and sometimes lack thereof), I also experience pain, grief, and loss. None the more poignant…
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