My Greatest Fear

After losing Tom the fear of losing my son has become stronger.

Jennifer Estes
3 min readApr 23, 2022

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Photo by Ty Tomlinson on Unsplash

I was sleeping soundly when a slight scream woke me up. I opened my eyes and looked at the clock, it said 3:03. I drank sleepy time tea before bed so I really had to pee. As I got up to use the bathroom I heard the slight scream again.

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Jennifer Estes

I am a widow, a mortician, a mom, and grandma. I write about grief, caregiving, substance use disorder, and the death care industry.