Losing a parent changes who you are; I often tell people it's like joining a shitty club that no one wants to be a part of.
This week marks five years since my mom passed away.
As I reflect on the past five years, I've remembered some things and forgotten others; I've grown; I've surprised myself in a lot of ways.
Here are 100 things that happened after my mom died. If you've lost someone you're close to, you might recognize some of these.