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February 2017 Blog Posts (28)

Week 17....Without You

With your last heartbeat
My life was forever changed......

Added by spiritual dragonfly (Linda) on February 10, 2017 at 9:23am — No Comments

Yes, I'm still a Widow

5 years post loss and people around me no longer see me as a widow.  I haven't remarried. I haven't even officially dated. Not to say that I wouldn't want to, but life is super busy as a solo full-time working parent with two kids who have learning differences and other unique needs. People who meet us now don't know our story- our full story.  The story of us before sudden debilitating loss. They may casually ask about their dad- "oh, does he get his hair color…


Added by OriRising on February 9, 2017 at 10:31am — 3 Comments

Valentine's Day

11 years ago I was in the grocery store and on a whim, bought a little valentine stuffed animal for a man I had been running into at my kids' school and talking to. He had asked me out but I said it was too early (I was still going through a divorce). We talked on the phone a couple of times, and then when I saw all…


Added by lowrsr (Sherry) on February 8, 2017 at 4:52pm — No Comments

November Dragonfly

November Dragonfly

An afternoon stroll

Thoughts of you on my mind

Tears began to fall

Cause you left me behind....

Found myself by the lake

Sat a spell on a rock

Looking up at the sun

I knew I'd be asking a lot.....

Though the sun was shining

The November air was cold

To think a dragonfly would be near

I couldn't have foretold...

A few moments later

It was apparent to me

You heard what I was… Continue

Added by spiritual dragonfly (Linda) on February 7, 2017 at 9:44am — No Comments

How Do I?

How do I pick up the pieces?
How do I go on?
In the blink of an eye
My life has changed.
The fact is....
Your gone.

Your gone from this physical world,
But deep inside me you'll remain.
I feel your are with me,
And that will have to do,
Today I begin a new chapter
For moving slowly forward is what I have to do.

Added by spiritual dragonfly (Linda) on February 3, 2017 at 11:48am — 3 Comments

Groundhog Day

There's a comedy called Groundhog Day with Bill Murray where he's forced to live the same day over and over again. I feel like the same thing is happening to me, and it isn't funny. The days are flying by and I'm standing still. I almost forgot to change my calendar. It's like I'm in some sort of time warp. I'm just going through the motions and barely doing that. At least I did laundry today, though. That was a good thing. I'm trying to take it one day at a time as someone suggested, but…


Added by Jerseygirl2525 (Andrea) on February 2, 2017 at 3:30pm — 6 Comments


This is my first blog post. I've been going to see a grief therapist. I've never gone to therapy before. Since my husband died though, I've been struggling with this mountain of grief, anxiety, and depression that's so overwhelming, I thought I was going to die myself at times.

Before my husband died, I was already under a tremendous amount of stress and my primary care doctor gave me some anti-anxiety medication and recommended I should see a grief therapist when I told him about how…


Added by Jerseygirl2525 (Andrea) on February 1, 2017 at 5:13pm — 2 Comments

My First February...Without you


February is upon us
And there's nothing I can do.
There's no skipping over it
I have to find a way to make it through..

It's not about Valentine's Day
That wasn't important to us.
It's our birthdays that I'm speaking of
That's causing all the fuss..

This just plain ole sucks
Being without you.
But I'll take it moment by moment
Cause that's all that I can do......

Added by spiritual dragonfly (Linda) on February 1, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

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