"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.
For all of the trouble you've been through The blessings doubled just for you, the best is yet to come Today is the first day of the best days of your life You ain't seen nothing yet. Frank Sinatra, The Best Is Yet To Come A Keeping It Real Post I know. Everyone … [Read more...] about A Letter To Myself on New Year’s Eve 2019
Language alert! Sorry, Mom. A Keeping It Real Post Today marks three years since Dan died. Holy fuck, dudes! It feels like an eternity has passed (haha) since that awful morning where I watched him take his last breath. Today I sit here, back in England, where … [Read more...] about Top 5 Widow Lessons Learned: Year 3
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)
"Living is art. Breathing and heart beating is music. Seeing is painting the world with our eyes. Touching is sculpting the shape of everything. Life is the most intense art of all." Jacob Nordby One of my Adventure goals was to experience as many beautiful things as … [Read more...] about Art Therapy – A Grief Recovery Project Post
Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and auld lang syne?" -Robert Burns My Dear W's, Congratulations! We did it! We survived Christmas. In case you can't find any pride it that accomplishment, don't worry. … [Read more...] about New Year’s Wishes for the Grieving