How many times have I stared at the vessel
That holds your remains
How are your feet, your strong hands, your kind eyes
How many…Blog The Vessel 6 Likes Looking back from the perspective of 5 years
This was a milestone year. 5 years. how it happened I don't know I think the below makes so much sense where I am right now
I did not write this but I think that after five years these are…Blog Looking back from the perspective of 5 years 25 Likes
I have what is described in Australia, as a king sized bed. I am not sure what that is in other countries, but it is the largest standard sized bed available here. My husband was tall so he…Blog My Bed 3 Likes Fury
Today is my first wedding anniversary. Not just since my Marcus died in January... My first one EVER. He was killed one week shy of our four month wedding anniversary. I'm sad. Duh. But I can feel…Blog Fury 2 Likes I fell for a scammer .... Blog I fell for a scammer .... 1 Like People professing faith often fail those in g
I am Christian. I have been a Christian all my life. But there are some things Christians do that disturb people who profess a faith, or who don't profess faith of any…Blog People professing faith often fail those in g 5 Likes It's a big club!!!!!
I became a widow at about 7:45am on Friday the 30th of March 2018. It was Good Friday and my husband became an Easter weekend road toll statistic. I was 42, my husband was 43. The entire family…Blog It's a big club!!!!! 5 Likes The right time for everything
Yesterday I moved all of my husbands clothes out of our room. Even his socks and jocks. And I am proud of myself.
It will be five months this week since he passed. Until yesterday all of…Blog The right time for everything 6 Likes Shattered
A couple months ago, I dropped my phone. The screen protector broke. It did exactly what it was designed to do. (Yay!) Then a couple days later, I dropped it again. (I'm hard on phones y'all.)…Blog Shattered 2 Likes Sundays
Today is Sunday #22.
My weeks have become that. What Sunday is it now? The rest of the week can come and go, but Sundays, well, they are "special" to be forever ingrained in my life, my…Blog Sundays 5 Likes
One of the hardest things I struggle with is the constant battle between the child of God and the human self. Between good and bad. Between my heart and my…Blog A Constant Battle 3 Likes Its just a Big Boom Boom
Today some very bad thunderstorms were passing thru the area. I am really scared by thunder and lightning. When Tony was at work he would call when he knew the weather was getting bad. He would…Blog Its just a Big Boom Boom 3 Likes It's Not Heavier Than Yours
(Marcus and I were only married one week shy of four months when he was killed in a work accident. We’re only 32. We’d only been together for a little over 2 years.…Blog It's Not Heavier Than Yours 1 Like Euphemisms for death
I posted this elsewhere but thought I would post it here too.
I have found in talking to others and also in this group that many people don’t like to use the word…Blog Euphemisms for death 1 Like How has it already been six months?!
How has it already been six months?! Just yesterday we were standing together, shoulder to shoulder, us against the world, ready to conquer it as part of our life adventure. Yet at the same…Blog How has it already been six months?! 1 Like Breakfast at Wimbledon
Today is July 4th. Saturday we would have been married for 32 years. Once upon a time,we considered vow renewal for our 30th. Life had other plans. Martin was unemployed in the year before he…Blog Breakfast at Wimbledon 1 Like How do I make Peace witth the "Never Again"
How will I ever make peace with the Never Again
I will Never Again hear you say "Hi Pumpkin I am Home or what is cooking good looking"
I will Never Again hold your hand as we walk…Blog How do I make Peace witth the "Never Again" 6 Likes
So, i think i can actually volunteer for a dementia related nursing/assisted living home. i've wanted to "do something"…Blog time to "do" something. 1 Like 6 months as of the 21st of April
So, as of the 21st of April I have been a widow for six months. Odd how I seem to have lost a lot of my concept of time since last October 21st. Sometimes I feel like I haven't seen Michael in…Blog 6 months as of the 21st of April 1 Like Do I Consider Myself a "Widow"
This is a question that I get asked from time to time. Probably more often from other Unwedded Widows than from married widows.
The generally accepted definition of “widow” is a woman whose…Blog Do I Consider Myself a "Widow" 3 Likes