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With This Ring.... Hidden In My Back Pocket

At 19 our engagement ring adorned my hand.  At 21 my wedding ring was added.  For 18 and a half years I have worn a ring on my ring finger and have never imagined I would want to hide it.  347 more words


Two Years.... Forever and One Second

I’ve struggled with this piece.  It’s been on my mind for over two weeks now and I haven’t been able to sit and write it because doing so means that I really have to acknowledge it…… we’ve past the 2 year mark. 1,216 more words


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

Suicide Grief

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