Tag Archive: Grief

One Year

It doesn’t seem possible, it is so hard to imagine, completely unfathomable that I have not seen your face, heard your voice, felt your touch in a year. This is what the calendar tells me. I look all around me and see all the signs of springtime that were all around when you passed and …

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Memories of Springtime Worries

Memories can be soothing reminders of happier times or painful yanks on our torn and tattered hearts. As the anniversary of Don’s death approaches so also come flooding back many of the happy memories of the days and events leading up to his death. It was a beautiful springtime and we were looking for a …

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Driving Down Memory Lane

I returned home today from a road trip to visit a friend. A short vacation with a lot of time spent on the road. Many of the same roads that I had driven on just a little over a year ago on a trip with Don. I have gotten used to the roads near our …

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423,000 Minutes

423,000 Minutes or more The internet is full of fascinating little things. One of the things you can find online is a date calculator. Don has been gone as of the beginning of this blog over 423,000 minutes. Aside from the very few minutes of sleep I get each day, because I cannot seem to …

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Nine Months Later…….What I Know Now

  It has been nine months since Donald left this world, leaving me to reflect on what I know now that I didn’t know nine months ago. Time does not heal all wounds. Some hurts are pain we will never “get over” and that is okay. Scars are left for a reason; they show how …

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You Light Up My World

Just two very short years ago I was a newly engaged bride to be. It happened rather casually one afternoon in my dorm room. He was musing and worrying about our future as husband and wife; where would we live; what about our homes in Upstate NY;what about school? When I sat there with a …

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How Can I Become

When someone loves you the way Don loved me, the way I loved Don, they see a part of you that you didn’t even know existed until you see yourself through their eyes. That is the way real love works. You can see yourself differently in the mirror because the person holding the mirror is …

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Why Can't Life Be Done

Many people might not understand that grief can be this painful, this lonely, this dark. I wrote this poem a while ago. It is not how I feel every day. It is how I felt that day. I share it so that others who feel this way on their darkest day know that they are …

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What is the span of a life?

I have talked about the Karner Blue Butterfly here before but I haven’t mentioned that one of the reasons they are so rare is because of their very short life span, between four and twenty-one days. That is all, three weeks on a good run and their beauty is gone. What is the span of a …

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2015

You have arrived but I am not happy to see you. You will be the first year without him You will be a year of change. You will be a year of growth. You might bring hope, I cannot see it yet. You might bring laughter, I cannot hear it yet. You might bring love, …

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