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THANKSGIVING 2011 – LIVING AGAIN BEYOND LOSS

THANKSGIVING 2011 – LIVING AGAIN BEYOND LOSS The start of 2011 was a pivotal turning point in my life post loss I was emotionally drained and tired of living life as a grieving widow I remember writing that I was […]...

December 20, 2021

FATHER’S DAY 2012

FATHER’S DAY 2012 Something I have vowed, since I lost Mitch, is that I will celebrate these days in his honor My husband LOVED life and he loved to explore, so I’ve dedicated my life to honoring his way of […]...

December 20, 2021

LIVING WITH DAMAGE

LIVING WITH DAMAGE My life turned upside down without a moment’s notice on October 9th, 2009 The day, and the moments surrounding that period of my life are forever seared into my mind and have left permanent imprints on my […]...

December 20, 2021

BOSTON HEARTBREAK

BOSTON HEARTBREAK There will always be moments in a lifetime when we will remember where we were at the time we heard the devastating news Guest writer and veteran runner, RJ Lott shares his emotional processing after the devastating Boston […]...

December 20, 2021

PARALLEL UNIVERSE AND THE GIFTS OF GRIEF

PARALLEL UNIVERSE AND THE GIFTS OF GRIEF Written in 2014 this post looks back at the feelings I had as I morphed from one world to another An important process in the grief journey For the most part, I have […]...

December 20, 2021

THE LAST NIGHT….

THE LAST NIGHT… October 8, 2009 I arrived home from a business trip to Florida like I had so many times before My corporate job kept me busy, traveling, and kept me very distracted I walked up the busy terminal […]...

December 20, 2021

THE GIVING TREE

THE GIVING TREE We all have a tree that is bearing its fruit, giving us life, shading us from the elements The question is, will you see the value of your tree before it’s just a stump in the forest...

December 20, 2021

BROWN EYED BOY

BROWN EYED BOY My kids go to school about a mile from where my husband’s plane went down It’s an excellent school with a fantastic reputation, but for a few moments after Addy got a spot on the waiting list […]...

December 20, 2021

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 […]...

December 20, 2021

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 […]...

December 20, 2021

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 […]...

December 20, 2021

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 […]...

December 20, 2021

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