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One Year Anniversary.... Just Call Me Crazy

The one year mark was approaching and I thought…..

We should have a party….. it’ll be fun!  Yes, FUN!

One month out and that crazy thought popped into my head and I didn’t stop to think, I just acted.   832 more words


It's My Birthday.... And I'll Cry If I Want To

Yesterday was my 38th birthday.

Yesterday I turned the age my husband will never be.

Daniel is forever 37.

I’m the smart arse who loved to tell him ‘oh but I’ll never be as old as you!’  Guess he got the last laugh huh?! 183 more words


beauty from ashes

“and provide for those who grieve in Zion – to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. 628 more words


Grief Tantrums..... A Peak Behind Our Closed Doors

Two nights ago I lay on my bedroom floor curled in the foetal position, shaking uncontrollably, sobbing like nobody’s business, after I chastised Miss Boo for taking $2 to school to buy a drink.   815 more words


Time Changes Everything, But Nothing

Once only in the past 22 months has the 5th of the month passed without me realising it.  My husband passed away on the 5th of September, but regardless of what month it is, the 5th has haunted me.   837 more words


Am I Really Just Faking It?!

I’m not normally one for faking it.  But damn if I didn’t realise that I think I really am just faking this!

I’ve been pondering the idea that I’m really just going through the motions most days of the week.   429 more words


This Grief Journey..... Walking It Your Own Way

I debated reading Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘the first 30 days’ (since her husband passed away) post.  Not because I didn’t want to, but because I didn’t know if I could.   401 more words