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TeresaNY's Blog (4)

Hitting the one year mark

In less than a month I will be hitting the one year mark of losing my husband.  I am a mix of emotions.  I'm amazed that the year has gone so quickly and I accomplished the things I did, not because I was so motivated to do them but because they were a necessity.  It saddens me that I had to make decisions on my own.  Tom and I made decision about the house, a new car, kids, family, trips, money, even what to have for dinner, we made those decisions together. For the past year I have made…


Added by TeresaNY on July 10, 2020 at 5:55am — 5 Comments

So, I ponder.....

When Tom died I relied a great deal on friends and family, like I'm sure we all did and possibly still do.  I would not throw away my friends for a thousand years, they have been my strength.  I have a few very close friends that I basically talk to about everything I am thinking and going through, this is why I say I don't need therapy, I have my friends to talk to.  Friends that I don't have to tell my back story to, friends that know what I have been through and just know who I am.  I'm…


Added by TeresaNY on June 2, 2020 at 4:34am — 7 Comments

Not the Plan

As a family we all enjoyed sitting together on Wednesday evenings and Watching Modern Family.  There was one particular episode in which the Claire, Phil and the kids were out with an old car and the car starts rolling down this big hill and Claire yells to Phil, "What's the plan Phil?"  After that episode the kids would repeat that line to their father countless times.... what's the plan Tom.... not once did in our wildest dreams think that this was the plan, because it wasn't, it isn't.…


Added by TeresaNY on May 29, 2020 at 4:45am — 3 Comments

Christmas Time

Well Ladies and Gentlemen some of us just got through out first Christmas and Christmas Eve without our partners.  I say to all of us, and to myself too, well done.  We may have been a puddle of tears, we may have not been ourselves but the fact remains that we preserved. Honestly it was probably one of the most difficult things I have had to do other than get through this Thanksgiving.  I hope everyone can get through New Years eve and day as best they can and I just keep reminding myself…


Added by TeresaNY on December 26, 2019 at 2:53pm — 1 Comment

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