Life is hectic! Having worked solidly for the past 18 months I am finally looking forward to my first real break during May for a whole month. Working as a support worker in the disability sector my work is fulfilling but mentally exhausting. Then I come home to my kids and it's all happening there as well as they download about their ups and downs during the day. Following the death of my dad 18 months ago I am also on-call for my aging mother who lives on her own about 15…Continue
Forgive me if I seem a bit distracted tomorrow. You see it's my anniversary of sorts...the sort other widowed people know and wish they didn't.
You've been on my mind lately and I knew it was approaching...consciously or unconsciously the mind remembers and has ways of reminding me when I need to slow down and allow the memories to wash over me. I stopped fighting the process a long time ago, it only makes it worse for me I found. So I sit quietly, alone, welcoming whatever…Continue
For those who don't know me I am 55 and a 2nd time widow moving through life with 3 kids, 1 son-in-law and various grandpuppies and kittens. I'm also from Australia so you Americans will have to pardon the spelling etc hehehe.
I'm approaching 15 years since my first husband died from brain tumours. And I can honestly say I still wish he were with us then I wouldn't…Continue
Who remembers the Claytons ads? You know, the drink you have when you're not having a drink? Well I've made a Claytons decision about my husbands ashes...the decision you make when you can't make a decision lol. After much toing and froing I finally decided to take Doug's ashes home to his parents for them to decide what to do with them. We were together for just short of 6 years. We experienced a lot in this years, good and bad. In the end he chose to take his own life for many…Continue