Thanksgiving is here, Christmas is not far behind, and 2018 is coming to a fast close. As we get ready to greet family and friends and celebrate the holidays, I wanted to take a few minutes to wish everyone a very happy holiday season. As many of you know, the last few months have been incredibly difficult since Erik’s accident. We all miss him more than any words I can express here. Yet, in spite of the deep loss that I feel, there are many things I have to be grateful for
I think my husband is worried about me, seriously worried. Sunday night I was watching a show on TV. It was the last episode, the series finale. I was lying in bed because I had a headache earlier and just wanted to watch some mindless television and rest. The main character died suddenly. I broke down. Now I am crying, sobbing, curled up tightly, half hidden under a pillow. This pain is unrelenting. It is overwhelming. It strikes anytime it wants to and when it doe
The other day I was out walking the dogs. I heard a loud car coming down the street. It sounded like yours.
I suddenly stopped and held my breath, listening as the car got closer and closer.
For a moment I thought I would see you again until the car drove on by. It wasn't you and my heart shattered once more.
I stood there in the yard, tears streaming down my face. This nightmare is still not over. You aren't coming back to this place.
My dogs stood by my side, prob
When I started this blog my intent was to share victories and losses about challenges I have faced. My hope was to let others know they are not alone and to empower anyone who read my story.
Just when you think you have things all figured out life throws you another curve ball. How many times have you heard that? Its cliché, I know. But there is truth to this idea.
I am in the last years of my forties. One of my children is building his own life. The other is ready to