So I Cried A Little Tonight

Music and Television when put in the right mix can bring forth emotions that are hard to come out otherwise. A TV show I was watching tonight did that to me and I needed it. Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist has dealt with the impending death of the lead character’s father.

The season finale Zoey’s dad passed away and it brought back a lot of memories and feelings to when my own dad passed away in August 2019. The same struggle at the end and all the things that went along with his final days were portrayed very poignantly here.

I hadn’t cried a lot since then and it was a little healing and cathartic when I wept tonight. Grief is a weird thing and it can be on you at any time. I am glad to have been able to have a little release. I didn’t know it was needed. There will be more times when that will happen again.

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Tony "T-Bird" Burgess

Hi there, my name is Tony Burgess from Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. I am a believer, bleeding-heart, idealist and blogger. I'm married to Laura and Cody is our dog. Daily I work for a blood bank. My blog is where I chronicle and curate the sacred, serious and silly things in my life. I am a member of The Episcopal Church. Thank you for connecting with me. Grace, peace, and love!

4 thoughts on “So I Cried A Little Tonight”

  1. What’s weird for me is when I want to cry, I can’t and when I don’t want to cry, I can’t stop it! Like I didn’t want to cry at the end of Toy Story 4, and it was impossible to stop. But I wanted to cry when my friend died and I just sat there feeling miserable. Strange how that works. Hope you’re feeling better now.

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  2. I’m sorry for your loss. Grief is weird. I cried during a presentation and I can’t remember what it was but it reminded me of my friend’s husband who had died. I didn’t cry that much when he died, but it caught me unawares much later.

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