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After the excitement of the Olympian, nothing very interesting has been happening in my life of late. It’s just been coasting along, as life does. In fact, I’ve become weirdly numb to the whole “Your love of your life died suddenly” thing. 110 more words

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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


Out with the old and in with the new

They say that having a good old spring clean is re-energising and gives your home a new lease of life.  That’s not strictly true if you’re a widow and have mild hoarding tendencies like me.  755 more words


My Night Out with an Olympian

This post was originally going to be about how hard life is, how there’s no hope, how I can’t keep going, blah blah blah blah… But then something strange happened. 1,305 more words

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My heart was instantly constricted, like being squeezed in a vise. I saw in my rearview mirror an ambulance coming up behind me. Tears started to form in my eyes. 736 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