Heavy with Resentment

When A died, I poured my heart out through my grief journey.  Every step and misstep was documented with the dual purpose of keeping my far flung friends and family informed of my progress, and letting out my emotions to work through them.  Each emotion was felt, analyzed, discussed, and accepted. It is now more […]

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National Widows’ Day 2020

This will be the 4th year in a row I’ve blogged about National Widows’ Day, despite it being my 5th year as a potential participant  – in Year One post loss, I had no idea it even existed.  Most widows (and those who love them) don’t.  It’s one of those days that, unless it affects […]

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Ignorance is Bliss

This.  This series of photos you see show the face of a woman who is completely unaware that her world will drastically change merely 3 hours later.  These were taken exactly 4 years ago on this date, April 3rd, when A and I had spent some time on the beach while waiting for our daughter […]

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Keeper of the Memories

Even 3-1/2 years out, I’m discovering things about grief and loss and how my life has changed. A was the Keeper of the Memories.  I believe every family has one; the lucky families have more than one.  His memory was almost too good, as he sometimes remembered details so vividly, he would relive the moments […]

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