Sometimes packing up is best! For me the decision to move home after my husband died was a crystal clear necessity. I was eighteen months into widowhood, was living in a neighbourhood that the council had put me in following legal homelessness and I was keen to return to our old neighbourhood. Friends, support and … Continue reading Should the Widowed Move home?
Follow that bliss! Every Tuesday I share a few links, some food for thought and hopefully something funny or heartening that has touched me or made me think. I hope it helps you on whatever day you are reading it!Have a great day! It is a year since the World lost footballer Emiliano Sala : … Continue reading Tuesday Tune Up 21st January 2020
It's all about living and not just surviving... At the start of this year I hit the four year Widow anniversary - four years of being not only widowed but single as well. Yes I know! Single for years. YEARS! More on that in my Widowed Dating post. Although four years to anyone who has … Continue reading Being a Widow / Widowed Parent at the Four Year Mark
Counting the good things can be the first step to recovering your life... Howdy! I can't seem to fuse my synapses together enough this morning to write anything too long or too profound so here is a list of things to celebrate in your time as a widow. I fully appreciate you may not be … Continue reading 10 Things to Enjoy as a Widow / Widower / Single Person
Find what works for you and run with it... So Tuesdays are the most depressing day of the week for most people according to some of the press I've read on the subject, (couple of articles but hey, that's enough for me to have formed half an idea), so here I am with a Tuesday … Continue reading Tuesday Tune Up
Twiddles thumbs... So I've titled this post "dating" because some of you may want to go through the dating process again and may wish to read my two pennies worth of opinion on it. I personally can't see myself ever properly dating as a past time now, but I would love to meet someone new … Continue reading Widowed Parent Dating
Except not as easy... What does your school run look like? Mine begins at six thirty am every single flippin day even on days when no school run is required. It's usually quiet whilst "mum drinks the coffee", (oh, those first twenty minutes of calm and solitude!), and then crescendos a bit when my teenager … Continue reading The Widowed Parent School Run
I have only ever been to identify one body. Therefore I write of my experience and personal opinions on that. You may be facing the very same yourself and you may be searching the internet for some help or advice. I hope that my account can assist in some way. Not every experience of the … Continue reading What Happens When I Go To Identify a Body?