Monthly Archives: June 2017

Dating & Widowhood in your Forties…. Oh my!

Dating can you stomach the thought?  If not, you are not ready.  It's OK. Dating after you've lost your beloved is a new normal I didn't think I'd ever find. After being widowed, dating is a challenge to say the very least.  First, there is no right or wrong way to do this.  I had…
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CPR Training

A note to everyone:  I wrote this blog soon after participating in the training; however, the nature of it was difficult for me and I have taken some time to publish.  Please feel free to let us know your thoughts. I recently started a new part time position working with Youth in our area.  Due…
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Vacations and Grief – Comfort, Peace and Healing

You might be wondering how vacations and grief go together. Getting out into the world and opening yourself up to life and what the world has to offer while traveling can a great advance forward in your grief journey. Why not travel? Staying at home doing the same thing can be dulling to the senses.…
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Widower Encounter

Yesterday, I went to visit my husband’s gravesite.  It had been a while since I had gone and I was in the area so I decided to stop.  We had buried Bob in our hometown which is 40 some minutes from where we presently live.  I spent my time there as I normally do when…
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