How To Fix A Broken Heart

Saw this TED Talk; am currently reading his book by the same title.  He deals with the loss of a beloved pet, and how such a loss is on the same level as the loss of a 1st degree relation.  Unfortunately, society tends to push people to just get over it and move on.  Rather, a person needs to process the grief and loss, process the heartbreak that results.

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Wish You Were Here

Changing my habits little bit by little bit.  But it is hard not to miss his presence.  Took a walk at Crescent Beach over lunch hour and couldn’t help but reminice on our games of ‘follow me – balance on the log’.  As feelings of anxiety encroach, getting out and walking helps.  Thinking about selling the house; it feels empty and is too much of a reminder.  I bought this place for Basty; minimal stairs (which he could no longer navigate), and a yard he made his own.  Market timing isn’t the greatest, but it is what it is.

Sigh.