A Keeping It Real Post No time to read? Check out the YouTube video. Although you're already here so why not continue? https://youtu.be/EDaAaBThQJI Welcome to this episode of Grief and Random Weird Stuff This Widow Thinks About. About two years into my life in The … [Read more...] about Grief and New Year’s Purging
Book Review: A Widow’s Survival Guide: Living With Children After the Death of Your Spouse
Book Review It's been a while since I've done a book review, so I was excited to get a sneak peek at Charity Pimental-Hymas' new offering, The Widow's Survival Guide: Living With Children After the Death of Your Spouse. Available for pre-order on Amazon and targeted for … [Read more...] about Book Review: A Widow’s Survival Guide: Living With Children After the Death of Your Spouse
What I’ve Learned About Grief Support Fatigue
A Keeping It Real Post For those of you who've been reading from the beginning, thank you! You've had a virtual front-row seat to the highs and lows of this grief roller coaster. I've been on it long enough I'm spiraling back around, and boy things sure look different … [Read more...] about What I’ve Learned About Grief Support Fatigue
Widowhood Stole My Identity. I’m Throwing Off the Shackles and Taking It Back.
"I belong to the people I love, and they belong to me. They, and the love and loyalty I give them, form my identity far more than any word or group ever could." Veronica Roth, Allegiant A Keeping It Real Post When your husband dies, he takes part of you with him. I'm not … [Read more...] about Widowhood Stole My Identity. I’m Throwing Off the Shackles and Taking It Back.
Full Circle (Never Say Never)
A Keeping It Real Post Last year when I was in Romania, a new friend and I were comparing notes. I'd finally met someone as addicted to travel as I was, but even he couldn't imagine traveling for so long without someplace to call home. I can't remember exactly how he put it, … [Read more...] about Full Circle (Never Say Never)
Set Your Intentions
“Such a simple concept, yet so true: that which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny. Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves.” Garth Stein, The Art of Racing … [Read more...] about Set Your Intentions