When Tragedy Strikes

When you lose someone you loved or cared for, nothing in the world can make the pain go away. Many say time heals all wounds, but for some that isn’t the case. I lose someone dear to me, he was not only my coach, but a loved one. I can’t believe he’s gone, taken from this world before I could say good bye. Its hard, the first time you hear they have passed on. It hit me like a ton of bricks, all at once. At first I couldn’t control my reaction, and then the world around me went silent. My emotions disappeared and I became numb. Every few minutes I feel the pain begin creeping back, but I don’t want to come to terms with it. I loved my coach and his family will forever be in my prayers. It’s hard when you lose someone, that pain and memory will always follow you. I can’t tell you how to deal with it, because I don’t know how to handle it. For me, shutting everyone out helps…