Monthly Archives: July 2010

33 months

I did it.  I have survived 33 months without my husband.  I may not have lived through most of those months, but I survived, and to me that’s quite an accomplishment.
Yesterday I faced another 5th.  Shortly after waking it dawned on me that Mike was not the very first thing on my mind when I [...]


A new conversation

It wasn’t all that long ago that I was completely unable to smile at someone or have a conversation with a stranger without being incredibly uncomfortable.  I wasn’t myself.  I wasn’t able to be “normal” in public, always in the back, or more like very front of my mind was the anxious state widowhood left [...]