I recently met a woman who had lost her husband about 14 months ago, around the same time I lost Lynn. She was starting to date again, and had met someone through an online dating site. I asked her how she was able to move on so soon and her answer was that she just…Read more When is it time?
I was looking forward to seeing some old friends as I drove into my old home town. It had been a long time. As I hit the city limits, passing old landmarks, I realized that I had never been here without Lynn. We met in this town. We fell in love in this town. We…Read more Feelin’ good was easy, Lord
I was reading one of the blogs I follow and the author talked about fighting through each day, fighting to overcome loss and adversity. I reflected on my current life and my own battles to get through each day. When I first faced life without Lynn, I had to fight through every minute of every…Read more Time to Fight, Time to Live
It was a year ago today that Lynn left this world. It was a year ago today that my life changed forever. It is hard for me to understand that a year is gone. The ache in my heart is still constant, and my heart still can't quite accept that she is never coming back.…Read more First Anniversary
I don't know why I haven't written for so long. I guess I have been healing in different ways. I've begun working out again and that seems to help a bit. I have seen an old friend or two, but I still feel awkward in social situations. I just don't feel like I belong anymore…Read more Last Monday in August
(apologies to Don McClean) I used to live with music in my life. All types of music. I listened to whatever seemed to feel right. Lynn and I mostly listened to what is now called Classic Rock and Outlaw Country. It was on the system at home. It was on the radio when the car…Read more The day the music died
A couple of weeks ago was our wedding anniversary. I thought I was doing OK, but realized I was really just sleepwalking through the days leading up to that date. Grieving a significant loss can play many games with your head. It was good to think about our wedding day and starting our young lives…Read more Moving On?