When we last left off with Roxy, she'd just found out that her fiance' Luke had been killed. This terrible news came the day her mother was buried, and on the heels of a fallout with her father. There are times in life that seem overwhelming, like we can't possibly bear another thing. Yet, we go on. Sometimes it leaves scars, other times the scars are internal.
The human condition leaves us at the mercy of our emotions at times.
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There was some part of me that knew that if I did he’d be gone forever, and the rational part of me knew he already was. Grief is a strange bird, it makes you do illogical things.
Tara was right, I looked like hell. She was also right in that I wasn’t there for her. I’d been so absorbed in my own grief I’d given up on myself. I no longer cared about myself but I had a reason to go on; to amend the wrongs against my sister. It wasn’t much but it gave me a purpose.