My husband's health notably got worse after a stroke about a year ago. Although his life was spared for a while, it was obvious to both of us - although not discussed much - that he probably would not out-live me. I had dealt with being a widow before. He had been a widow and one day we came up with the idea of Huggy. Near Valentine's day he bought me a huge stuffed Monkey and we named it Huggy. Frequently he or I would hug the monkey. The monkey was to…Continue
Second time around, just as painful, but maybe more hopefull. I have past the third month and have not quite shelved my grief, tears come frequently and I still find it hard to talk much about him. Went to a local festival yesterday and missed holding his hand.
I have kept busy. Over the spring break I actually read and enjoyed a book, The Dutch Wife. …Continue