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Posted on December 30, 2011 at 1:26am 0 Comments 0 Likes
As much as I love Thanksgiving and Christmas, I am thankful they're past...at least for another year. There was such an ache in my heart throughout the entire month of December...I just wanted the holidays to be past and behind me yet it seemed the month drug by ever so slowly. Trying to stay upbeat and festive for the sake of my children was difficult, but we made it…Continue
Posted on December 22, 2011 at 6:59pm 0 Comments 0 Likes
During the first few months after my husband passed, I remember looking at the calendar and thinking, "Wow! It's already been 4 months? It feels like it was just last week." However, it has not stayed that way. Time seems to be interminable since October. Lately, I look at the calendar and think, "It's only been a little over 7 months? It feels like eternity!" When you're…Continue
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Dee, This time of the year seems to escalate our pain and intensifies our loneliness but some how we move forward. I too look at the calendar and wonder where did the time go. The days move on, the calendar changes months and I am stick in limbo.
As far as cleaning up your husbands stuff the consensus seems to be, when we are ready and only then can it be done in peace. I was able to clean out my husband's suite because he hated wearing them but they got as far as being put in a box and shoved in the bottom of the closet! When I am ready they will make it out the door. Until then they are not bothering a thing so they will stay there.
Stay strong and remember there are NO right or wrong answers down this road. It is up to you and what you are capable to handle.