This Father's Day is the first that I won't be getting to say these words to my dad.
Earlier this month, my dad had passed away and yesterday was one of the hardest days of my life. It feels like a part of me had gone with him and I feel lost having that void inside of me that can't be filled. I know what it's like now to lose a parent, and it hurts. It hurts knowing I can no longer say "I love you" to my dad before going to bed. It hurts not being able to see him every day when I wake up. But there is one good thing about all of this and it brings me great comfort in knowing that my dad is no longer suffering. He no longer has to worry about the aches and pains of old age and discomfort of past surgeries. He is home, wherever that may be.
I am fortunate to be born a day before my father's birthday so I will always celebrate my father's day of birth too, so I will never forget you old man.
I'll miss you.