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THE #1 BEST THING ABOUT BEING WIDOWED!

THE #1 BEST THING ABOUT BEING WIDOWED! I’ll save you all the work of scrolling down through this text to find the answer to the teaser that is in the title of this blog. The best thing about being Widowed is: OTHER PEOPLE’S JUDGEMENT Whaaaaaaat?! Yes. Other people judging you is the number one best

By |2018-11-07T19:10:51-05:00August 29th, 2018|grief, remarriage, Uncategorized|1 Comment

BEFORE THE NEXT STAGE

BEFORE THE NEXT STAGE It seems like yesterday that the doctor placed you in my arms and I fell in love. You were, and still are incredible. So tiny So innocent So perfect within your newness I didn't know that less than three years from that moment, I would have to look in your sweet

By |2018-11-07T20:24:44-05:00January 25th, 2018|1fw blog, grief, Parenting After Loss, Uncategorized|0 Comments

TELL ME ABOUT MY DADDY….

TELL ME ABOUT MY DADDY.... "Mommy, tell me about my Daddy please." She looked at me with her big blue eyes, and she didn't falter. It was the evening of her eleventh birthday, and the first time in eight years she had ever asked me to sit down and tell her about her Father. We

By |2018-11-07T20:32:20-05:00October 25th, 2017|1fw blog, grief, Parenting After Loss, remarriage, Uncategorized|3 Comments

WIDOWHOOD: THE GLASS HO– USE OF GRIEF

WIDOWHOOD: 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 |2018-11-18T15:08:25-05:00June 7th, 2017|1fw blog, grief|2 Comments

STOP COMPARING DEATH AND DIVORCE

STOP COMPARING DEATH AND DIVORCE Please just stop. A few weeks after my late husband passed away was my first preview into the competitive world of, whats worse, death or divorce? and it made me infuriated. Here I was, a newly grieving widow, dealing with the end of life stuff, shock, two tiny children and

By |2018-11-18T15:05:48-05:00June 7th, 2017|1fw blog, grief, remarriage|0 Comments

WHEN YOU’RE OKAY

WHEN YOU'RE OKAY The past few days I spent in my old town, just a few doors down from the house we lived in when he died. This was also the house we brought our babies home to after their birth and the house he loved and adored. I sold that house about a year

By |2018-11-18T15:03:21-05:00June 7th, 2017|1fw blog, grief, remarriage|0 Comments

WHO YOU SHOULD LOVE AFTER LOSS

WHO YOU SHOULD LOVE AFTER LOSS It’s lonely. In fact, lonely is not a strong enough word to grasp the depth of aloneness that becomes your life after loss. You are desperately and hopelessly alone regardless of how many people surround you, love you, care about you. You can be in the center of a

By |2020-02-27T13:25:07-05:00April 29th, 2017|1fw blog, grief|2 Comments