• Good Reflections on a Bad Year

    It’s been a long time since I’ve had the motivation to write a blog post, but this time of year always leads me to reflecting on the past, and this year is no exception. My 2016 started off pretty bad, fighting to keep my husband from drowning in despair, and then losing him anyway. Not …

  • Help the Orlando Shooting Victims

    I was heartbroken to hear the news coming out of Orlando today, and my heart goes out to the victims and their families. I hate that it takes tragedies like this to remind us that we need to love and cherish those closest to us, because we never know if they will still be here tomorrow. …

  • Moving On

    It’s now been four months since I lost my husband to depression. Losing a loved one is never easy, but I think even more so when it’s a beloved spouse. At times it can be soul-crushing. There are days my heart aches and I struggle to breath. Yet, despite that, there are also days I …

  • How I Grieve

    Everyone has opinions on just about everything, including how a person should grieve. Apparently, according to some people, I’m not grieving right. Clearly I must not have loved my husband because I’m not completely broken and despondant. I’m not running out and joining grief counseling groups or private counseling sessions. I tell these people that …