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I had such an amazing experience at Camp East, I HAVE to do it again!! If you're going, are you going early? Staying late? Traveling with anyone?Continue
My shrink told me today that although she understands it is not the reality I want, the reality IS that my handsome hubby is no longer with me. I am alone. So, she says, I need to examine who I am…Continue
It still takes my breath away when I log onto the site and see my own pictures of Rod and I. When I look at them at home, or on Facebook, of course I miss him and cry and wish he were still here. But seeing them on Widowed Village is always a reality check of sorts for me....wow, that really happened. He really died. He really died almost two years ago and I will never see his face again. It's one of those heart punches that knocks the wind out of you and leaves you gasping for air. And they…Continue
This is not mine....but i was just bemoaning how at 23 months (yes, today, not that I'm counting)....I'm still counting. not hours anymore, or days, or even weeks, but still months. And next month it will be 2 years and that in some way terrifies me...
Anyway, i was thinking of how we always seem to be counting and it reminded me of a line in this poem,"counting the slow heart beats....the bleeding to death of time in slow heart beats...."
So, here it is.…Continue
I am having a rare quiet day at work , and decided to take a few minutes to complete the SSLF survey, and I had to walk out of my office in tears. Just admitting some of these things in writing, so to speak...that I'm almost two years out and still so depressed, still contemplating suicide, still not seeing much of a life ahead...is so distressing. It has to get better....doesn't it???
Wherever you go, THERE you are. ~ Confucius
I always looked at this familiar phrase differently than most. To me, it always meant that we should live in the moment. Wherever you go, there you are....no regrets, no looking back, no worrying about the future; just fully present in what we are engaging in…