When is surviving the worst life has to offer a a bitter pill that you are swallowing every day? Do you get up and put one foot in front of the other yet in your heart you don't care if you move at all? Are you not giving up because of you kids, a parent, your pets? We go through massive life ... » Learn More about Are You Ready For More?
dealing with death
"The best is yet to come." How can it be that the best is yet to come when the best part of my life was being married to my soulmate for 36 years? Even though this philosophy of positivity is what I'd been saying for years hearing it from others ticked me off. I was not in the place where I ... » Learn More about “The Best Is Yet To Come”
In these last two years that I've been a widow how I look at life has changed substantially. I'm grateful for what Jack & I had. I would have given anything to take away his pain and suffering. There were more times than not that I wished that it was me that had cancer not him. But that's ... » Learn More about Lucky One
Waves of grief overtake me as I'm sitting by my mother's side. She is dying. Josh Groban is singing "To Where You Are" in the background and I break down. My tears flow because I am feeling the weight of Jack's death nearly 2 years ago. What comes to mind is all the loss... all my pain and at ... » Learn More about Too Much Pain
How many people have told you that time heals all wounds? Or that in time you won’t cry, won’t miss him, won’t want to talk to her as much? Sometimes though in this journey of being alone you experience pain that is even worse than the day they died. Now that I am past the “year of firsts” my ... » Learn More about Its Not Always Easier As Time Goes On