A New Life After Death

On May 4, 2017, I hung onto my husband’s hand as we listened to a team of specialists explain the ramifications of my husband’s diagnosis of Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer. . . Continue Reading

Smile Through The Tears

Like many people who are challenged with grieving the loss of a loved one, the upcoming Christmas season is again emphasizing the loss of my husband in every level of my being. It’s a daily struggle to navigate life without my beloved. . . Continue Reading

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 … Continue Reading

MY NEW LIFE – Two Years Later

July 10, 2018 at 7:15 p.m.; I held my husband in my arms as he took his last breath. It was the biggest heartache of my life, and these past two years have been the hardest years of my life. Nothing prepared me for that last moment. Nothing prepared me for the days … Continue Reading

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) … Continue Reading