Daddy, you can let go...

Discussion in 'Life After Brown' started by ajblakejr, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. ajblakejr

    ajblakejr Age quod agis

    I sent a friend a message and I started to cry.

    I keep seeing a commercial that rips me up and makes my body weak.

    It hurts.

  2. ajblakejr

    ajblakejr Age quod agis

    This was the hardest thing I ever had to do...

  3. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    Yes it is touching, and it reminds me of the day my dad died, and frankly, Ive seen it enough. Its on every morning before I leave for work. I hate crying on the way to work, and Dad would not want it.
  4. packageguy

    packageguy Well-Known Member

    That was a tear jerker, I never saw that vidoe. Thanks for sharing it
  5. curiousbrain

    curiousbrain Well-Known Member

    I'll bare my soul a little bit.

    I watched my father waste away over the course of many years, the last few weeks of which were in a hospital room with all types of machines and what not.

    This happened when I was young, and it took me quite a few years to figure out how to constructively deal with it. The solution I came up with was to embody what I believe were his principles and ethics as a little voice in my head; now, when I wonder about things I can almost have an internal conversation about them - obviously, this is "thinking", but it is a little different. The voice quite often tells me that I'm full of crap or what not, and I find it very hard to fool this voice, despite repeated tries.

    Also, I find that experiencing such a loss reminds me of my own mortality - I am constantly trying to get things done now because I am acutely aware that tomorrow is both so close and so far.

    Finally, this reminded me of this: