For as long as I can remember, I have always been referred to as “my father’s daughter”. When I was young, I assumed that it was…
Of course I do not expect to wake up with a huge smile on my face every day but when that old panicky feeling comes back, it is horrible. Once it happens, it is hard to shake for the whole day.
Rescuing/adopting and being Millie’s dog mom for her 15 years of life was an honor. What she gave me in return was far more than I could have ever given her
The day I let that car go was tough for me, and I know it was for our daughters as well. That car meant so much to my husband, and it felt like another piece of him was leaving us.
Thanksgiving has been the hardest holiday for me since my husband passed 3.5 years ago. It has been the hardest because it was his favorite. We…
In the decade since he’s been gone, I have not erected our Christmas tree. The first few years, I traveled to relatives’ homes so it didn’t make sense to decorate.
Now what? Did I have to go back to work full-time? Who would hire me after being out of the job market for 12 years? How was I now going to support the three of us? Was I going to lose our house?
When my husband passed away suddenly just after Thanksgiving in 1999, I was terrified at the thought of a life without him.
I know my father will be with me in spirit, following the audibles and signals of his favorite team. But whether it’s football season, or the offseason, I know my Dad is with me.
While he was in the hospital, I filed for divorce. I did not understand the power of these drugs nor addiction. I thought he was weak.