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Daisy's Blog (3)

Seven Years Later

I haven't been on WV in a while. I guess that means I was doing pretty well and hadn't felt the need to visit. Or sometimes it was just a way to avoid being "pulled into the sadness" again. Not that the sadness ever completely disappears. It's always there, maybe hidden, almost undetectable, but always there. These days I find myself reflecting on those seven years (7 1/2 to be exact) since the love of my life has passed away. As all of you know, the first year was hell. The second year not…


Added by Daisy on July 10, 2019 at 4:53pm — 7 Comments

Semi-Happiness and Guilt

I am at a stage in my grief now where I am no longer sad all the time. In fact, most of my days are pretty good. Sure, there are moments when the sadness and pain suddenly return with a vengeance, moments usually triggered by seemingly small and insignificant things. But all in all, life is pretty good right now. I’m actually having fun living again and enjoying the little things in life. I guess you could say I’m fairly happy these days. Happy, or happiness, isn’t the right word though. I…


Added by Daisy on March 4, 2013 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

Memorial Tattoo

I’m really proud of my brand new tattoo. It is my first. I never ever thought I would get one, in fact, I always said I don’t like tattoos on women, especially on…


Added by Daisy on February 24, 2013 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

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