January 9th – It’s been 3 months without by PS!!! (But it says the 10th)

Tomorrow is the 10th. Light a candle for our Princess Snowflake!!! 

12:47 pm – As I sit at home today still not feeling the greatest, I wonder if it is one of the flus going around or just stress release from the past 3 months (minus a day) of running around dealing with ‘stuff’ related to Amanda. I know that if it weren’t for her story or our tragedy, some of what is happening in the world wouldn’t be happening.  I just got this email from a work colleague who is watching some kids on a playground “Carol, you’d love to see this…  I’m at xxxxxx right now, watching 2 students in their pink snowflake shirts, leading 15 other students in an anti-bullying group, during their lunch. It’s awesome! :)”  Now I find that so wonderful to hear.  We have to imagine, those pink shirts wouldn’t be there if it weren’t for Amanda.  The pink bracelets wouldn’t be circulating around the world if it weren’t for Amanda.  It is alot of work trying to make her not be forgotten.  I can’t do it alone.  BUT ALSO, I don’t think it would be happening if I weren’t here pushing it.  I sit here today and look at pictures of her and what we have doing … it mays me cry and smile at the same time.

P.S.  Have you heard the bullying commercial on the radio.  I have only heard it on 94.5 The Beat.  It really hits the mark!!  Also, today a news article was published by Winnipeg Free Press – Facebook charges a lesson for others (Jan 9).

4:20 pm – I just read an article about how the conspiracy theorists – Sandy Hook truthers –  think that one of the children that died in the Sandy Hood incident is alive and well.  Like OMG!!  Leave us families alone for frick sake …

MORE LATER ….(it appears that when I write, it calms me down)

About Carol Todd

Being the mother of Amanda Todd has lead me on this journey shortly after Amanda's death on October 10, 2012. Amanda's prolific You Tube video has been viewed over 33 million times. Through this video, there has been an increased awareness about cyberbullying, social media safety and mental health. www.amandatoddlegacy.org
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10 Responses to January 9th – It’s been 3 months without by PS!!! (But it says the 10th)

  1. Paul Klarich says:

    Nicely said ,Merle.Think before you speak.How many times have my brainwaves overode my lips…..


  2. merle says:

    Just stumbled upon these words from a friend posting on facebook who quoted the book of James: If anyone does not stumble in word,he is the perfect man, also able to bridle the whole body. James 3:2 We need to be careful what we say to others, our words could be the last words they ever hear. (A reason for evrything)


  3. merle says:

    My fear Carol, is that you STOP writing! Please continue to allow us to share your thoughts…good, bad or sad.


  4. 51% of teens with social network profile who have had a negative experience online such as having an embarrassing photo posted or a profile hacked! Changes need to be made now!


  5. Amanda will never be forgotten! Never! Her video made this so very real, for every single one of us who watched it and to all who heard about this tragedy! Its so powerful!! i hope it continues to be used to make a lasting impact on kids. Not a day goes by that I don’t think of her and of you! You are in my prayers always! If writing helps you write! Do the things you enjoy doing most. Amanda would not want you to be sad .. She wants you to be string and to continue her mission. I promise the pain will slowly subside over time. For people out there who have these feelings ..please make a promise to just wait another day! That horrible overwhelming feeling will go away and tomorrow is another day. “This too shall pass”! Sending you healing energy and love! We are here for you!


  6. jeffreyg66 says:

    Carol – you don’t have to do it alone. You are making a difference in this world. We are all here to help you in hopes that we too are making a difference.

    P.S. I think “P.S.” just took on a new meaning. Is it just me or did anyone else notice that?


  7. Dennis Vu says:

    Carol you aren’t alone, you we are all here and willing to help keep her memory alive! Its sad to see her gone, but brings me joy to see all the people she has helped and will help as a result. Hope you get well soon Carol.


  8. la Punisher says:

    Carol… We are here to help you and we will help you spread the word, We need to change how this world thinks and it will take everyone of us to help out, Amanda will never be forgotten that is pretty well a guarantee, She has given so much to the world, no one has ever done that before, Things of that nature don’t easily become forgotten. And Carol, We all Love both Amanda and You and we are here for you.
    Well Carol if writing seems to calm you down…Hmmm>>. Write More..hehe
    Hugs 2U Carol XXX


  9. sophia doodson says:

    Always gives me warm fuzzies and comfort to read your posts. ❤


  10. Rob says:

    Amanda is Forever Loved.
    Never To Be Forgotten.
    I think about you and Amanda everyday Carol.
    She is a beautiful Princess Snowflake.


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