A Keeping It Real Post Shrek: For your information, there's a lot more to ogres than people think. Donkey: Example? Shrek: Example... uh... ogres are like onions! [holds up an onion, which Donkey sniffs] Donkey: They stink? Shrek: Yes... No! Donkey: Oh, they make you … [Read more...] about Functional Grieving (Or What Shrek Taught Me About Grief Recovery)
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We to Me: Reclaiming My Favorite Places (A Week on the Oregon Coast)
I want to reclaim who I am. ~Elizabeth Edwards A Wandering Widow Post When Dan first died, my hospice chaplain gave me some advice that took awhile for me to understand. He told me that avoiding the places that were important to WE, made Dan disappear. Jay gently suggested … [Read more...] about We to Me: Reclaiming My Favorite Places (A Week on the Oregon Coast)
How Has It Been Two Years Without Him?
“Time moves on for us, for you it stands still. You will be forever ageless as we grow old, your smile will never wrinkle, nor will that shine in your eyes fade.” Kendal Rob A Wondering Widow Post It's almost impossible to believe two years have passed since I sat vigil, … [Read more...] about How Has It Been Two Years Without Him?
4 Days in San Diego (Home Sweet Old Home)
A Wandering Widow Post “Coming back is the thing that enables you to see how all the dots in your life are connected, how one decision leads you to another, how one twist of fate, good or bad, brings you to a door that later takes you to another door, which aided by several … [Read more...] about 4 Days in San Diego (Home Sweet Old Home)
The Non-Timeline Grief Timeline (or What Do You Mean the 2nd Year is Worse?)
Disclaimer: I'm not a counselor. Not even close. I'm a warrior widow and survivor of the worst grief can throw at you. These are just my observations. If you're in crisis please seek professional help. A Grief Recovery Post “They say time heals all wounds, but that … [Read more...] about The Non-Timeline Grief Timeline (or What Do You Mean the 2nd Year is Worse?)
The Wandering Widow’s Top 10 European Cities
A Wandering Widow Post You know how parents aren't supposed to have a favorite kid? That's how I feel everytime someone asks me to rank the places I've visited. I've loved them all for different reasons, and most of them have ended up on my "come back and visit again" … [Read more...] about The Wandering Widow’s Top 10 European Cities