Category Archives: grief

6 Years Missing You

I woke this morning with eyes swollen and red.  I’ve cried a lot over the last few weeks.  Knowing that this month was fast approaching. Dreading it as I have every year since the day you took your last breath. … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye

Anyone who knows me, knows how much family means to me.  In the years since Terry passed, I have poured my energy and heart into the family he left me with. Anything I have remaining, I’ve given to my immediate … Continue reading

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Six Years

I woke up this morning, and as always, he was the first thought to cross my mind.  This is nothing new.  I wonder sometimes if I dream of him without remembering any of the details.  It wasn’t until I was … Continue reading

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Let Me Take Your Hand

I have a friend.  We met years and years ago….before the grey in our hair, and the wrinkles in our brows. There were nine of us-and then ten… My friend and her husband-then me with mine.  Her two kids, and … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

It’s our fifth Father’s Day without him, but for the first time since we lost him, I feel defeated.  One thing I fear the most, is that if I don’t speak his name, or make the effort to  share my … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2014

I leave yet another year behind.  A year filled with discovery…of myself, of my new reality.  This is truly the first year I walked through my life without a fog.  Where I can now remember my feelings and my reactions. … Continue reading

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Alone Again

This is the second evening in the last week that I am finding myself at home alone.  I can’t help but reminisce about the days when noise filled every corner of my home.  The sounds of my Love laughing or … Continue reading

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Happy? Holidays

I’ve been struggling to find the words to finally open up my thoughts and feelings. I’ve been afraid…afraid of what people will think. I’m a contradiction of emotions. So I guess I should tell you…I’m a widow…just trying to find … Continue reading

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