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When I was a child (a long time ago), I would count the days until Christmas. Now, again, I am counting the days - not because I look forward to it, but because I can't wait for it to be over. Interesting how life changes!
Just a few random thoughts. First of all, I saw "Hope Springs" with a friend yesterday. The acting was wonderful, but I would not recommend it for any of us on this journey of grief. No real objection to the sexy scenes, but it brought forth a great deal of reflections about marriage, in general. It kind of acted as a downer for me for the rest of the day.
Last night, for the first time in a while, I had a decent night's sleep (of course I took a Xanax, but even that…Continue
It is going on 3 months since that horrific morning when I woke up and Bud was dead. He had not been ill and I just cannot get that day out of my mind. I am told that later that day, or the next, I told my daughters that I would be "back to normal" in 2 weeks. I can't believe I said that but I guess I believed it at the time. Well, Monday will be 3 months and I am nowhere near there. In fact, I think I am worse and crying more now than I did in those first few shock-filled…Continue