The war rages on between my emotion health but this is one battle I have won.
It was such a shock seeing him, dressed up in his favourite blue suit with his ‘peach’ shirt. Glasses, shiny shoes; he looked like we were about to go on a date, rather then he was about to be cremated. His hair was all slicked down neatly so I mushed it up as he liked it. He was smooth and very cold to the touch.
These things may not mean a lot to you or me, but they will mean that the people who receive them will think of Riley when they use them. And really that’s what counts. To keep him in people’s hearts.
I would much rather sleep without any blankets, have no hot water and be on the run from a loan shark if it meant Riley came back but it doesn’t work like that.
Today is my birthday, getting older. Now I’m a 23 year old widow. I don’t feel like celebrating, I don’t feel like hitting the town. I feel like I am 80 years old and want to sleep though it and forget it exists. The day will be the same for everyone else around me whether…
People often ask me. “What is the worst part of losing your partner?” First of all, not an overly appropriate question, DO NOT ask your local widow woman this. But the first time I got asked, I had to give it serious thought. Everything is terrible about losing your partner. Things that suck about your…
There is no magic spell for a good night’s rest (trust me I have looked).