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YOU SHOULD STAY

YOU SHOULD STAY When tragedy happens everyone runs to be by your side. The beauty of human nature in the midst of unthinkable circumstances can be truly inspiring, and profoundly encouraging. You hear every kind, sincere and beautiful promise possible by people who believe in everything they say. "I promise to help you on the

By |2018-11-18T16:08:02-05:00April 29th, 2017|1fw blog, grief|0 Comments

I CAN’T FIX THIS

I CAN’T FIX THIS My son was 13 months when he lost his father. He holds no memories of his daddy and never asks questions or brings him up. He is a happy, well-adjusted, smart, and lovable five years old. He just also happens to be a kid who’s dad died way too young. Truth

By |2018-11-18T16:39:41-05:00February 7th, 2017|1fw blog, grief, Parenting After Loss|0 Comments

THE GLASS HO– USE OF GRIEF

THE GLASS HO-- USE OF GRIEF Welcome to widowhood. I’m giving you fair warning – this journey will be perhaps the crappiest you ever endure. This journey is difficult regardless of your kind of loss. It may have come as a shock; it may have been expected, regardless of your circumstances it is beyond painful.

By |2018-11-18T16:49:36-05:00May 20th, 2016|1fw blog, grief|0 Comments

MOMENTS WE TAKE FOR GRANTED

MOMENTS WE TAKE FOR GRANTED Moments We Take For Granted ~ Today I had the privilege to have lunch with a close widow sister who has been by my side since right after I lost Mitch. I was standing in the restaurant, waiting to be seated before she arrived and a young woman walked in

By |2018-11-18T16:55:25-05:00April 27th, 2015|1fw blog|0 Comments

LOVING BEYOND LOSS

LOVING BEYOND LOSS I would like to start this blog post by saying that this is not a blog saying that you MUST love again post loss. This is a blog post about how you CAN love again. Happiness is not tied to being in a romantic relationship, but if you do decide that a

By |2018-11-18T16:53:37-05:00February 15th, 2015|1fw blog, grief|0 Comments

AFTER THE KISS

AFTER THE KISS He kissed me softly and as he did, I tried to quiet my mind and stop the noise. I tried to live in the moment and embrace this new page in my story without expectation and without concern for what it meant to my past and for my present. I tried to

By |2018-11-18T16:58:01-05:00April 4th, 2014|1fw blog, remarriage|0 Comments

10 REGRETS OF A YOUNG WIDOWED MOM

10 REGRETS OF A YOUNG WIDOWED MOM It’s so easy to look back on my past and see all the things I could have done differently/better. My life has always been blessed, but it took the death of my 37-year-old husband to realize how blessed my life was. At the time of Mitch’s accident, my

By |2018-11-18T17:00:50-05:00March 13th, 2014|1fw blog, grief|0 Comments

SIGNS FROM DADDY

SIGNS FROM DADDY Before I lost my husband I never gave much thought to signs from our loved ones. I guess its just one of those things that you do not consider until it becomes relevant to you. I grew up in a very religious environment and besides the traditional awareness I had no opinion

By |2018-11-18T17:06:23-05:00February 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A WIDOW DATING…THE LAST FIRST KISS

A WIDOW DATING…THE LAST FIRST KISS We met again, and again, and again. There were coffees, lunches, and hikes that all seemed to flow more smoothly than the last. He seemed confident in what he was looking for in a woman, and I could tell by the look in his eyes that I held all

By |2018-11-18T17:08:13-05:00February 10th, 2014|1fw blog, remarriage|1 Comment