If you have ever experienced multiple losses like I did when I lost my Mom and husband within a month of each other as well as an Uncle a few months later you know this will extend your journey through grief. Past losses can include the deaths of loved ones and pets, jobs, many are losing homes, and people move away. If you have not dealt with these losses, you may have feelings of regret, sadness and even anger that will affect… Continue reading
Today I reflect again on the death of my husband, you see today marks the third anniversary of his death. And this year the date falls on Father’s Day which seems particularly sad because not only was he my husband, but he was a father.
I decided to honor his memory today by reflecting back on the great times, the times that I grin with joy about.
The hardest time to have to learn about grief is when you’re in the middle of it. This is when we are taking a crash course in learning how to feel and what to do, but I discovered there is no course you can take because grief is a journey none of us knows until we reach it. The grieving process is just that path we must take that will eventually get us to the other side of acceptance and joy. Until then, be gentle with yourself and take one day at a time. Oh, being in the moment with… Continue reading
After the death of my husband, some of my fears were as follows, please send me your comments in the space below as to what were or are your fears?
- How will I ever get over this overwhelming sadness
- Unbelieving that he is actually gone
- How will my life go on without him
- How will I manage our business
- How will I financially make it
Did you ever why some people seem to walk the journey through grief and loss faster than you? Well, I say give that thought up because we all walk this journey in our own time. But the key is to fell the pain and keep moving forward with life. Oh, I know sometimes it feels like our life has stopped because of our loss, but remember in reality our life does not stop. We still have to forge forth into living life. I found that as I got back into a routine of work, household chores and even getting out… Continue reading