MY NEW LIFE: Three Years Later

Since July 10, 2018, grief has become my constant companion. It’s hard to believe that it’s been three years since my husband died. Some days it feels like yesterday that I was plunged into navigating a new life daily without my lover, my confidante, my best friend, a great bonus dad, a cherished Baba (grandfather) and so much more. Some days it feels like years … Continue reading MY NEW LIFE: Three Years Later

Widowhood–Navigating the emotional minefield on Valentine’s Day

After my beloved husband died in 2018, I knew that the days ahead, navigating through this new life I never wanted, would be challenging. Inevitably I encountered emotional landmines, especially during the holidays, riding a roller coaster of triggered anxiety and depression. Even something simple as grocery shopping and spotting a carton of orange sherbet—his favourite dessert—swallowed me whole with a fresh wave of grief. … Continue reading Widowhood–Navigating the emotional minefield on Valentine’s Day