You Can Make it

Christmas week. It’s a tough week for all of us on this widowhood journey, but especially those in the beginning.  This will be my 4th Christmas without my husband, and it is still hard. But I’m here to tell you it does get better. I’m here to remind you that your grief will change eventually and one day, you willContinue reading “You Can Make it”

Ripping Off the Band Aid

It began with a pumpkin cream muffin.  I was meeting a friend in a new coffee shop. I hadn’t had lunch and was hoping they had sandwiches. But all they had were baked goods.  The tasty treats came from a sandwich shop and bakery in another town, one Dale and I used to frequent aContinue reading “Ripping Off the Band Aid”

Moving Forward is a Choice

Oh, how easy it would be to wallow in the past.  Facebook Memories can be both a blessing and a curse. They allow me to remember things I have forgotten and also reminds me it’s the anniversary of good things that happened, like trips and sometimes the smaller moments in life that become the bigContinue reading “Moving Forward is a Choice”