Tag Archives: death

When you’re training for a marathon

I’m training for a marathon right now. Yes, 26.2 miles of running. I never thought I would run a full marathon. Ever. When George was alive, I dreamed of running a half marathon, and I’ve done that now. Many times. … Continue reading

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Fourth Christmas

The Florida sky is black with tiny little white flickering stars smiling down. It’s hard being away for Christmas, especially when it’s not the frozen snow draped New England I know and love. My grandmother passed away on the very … Continue reading

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Return of the numbness

This afternoon I arrived to the gulf coast side of Florida to see my 90 year old grandmother. She isn’t doing well, and she’s in the midst of congestive heart failure. Her watery cough is one that’s far too familiar. … Continue reading

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Happy 3 year anniversary

Today would’ve been three years married to George. A undercurrent of sadness lingered around all day. I cried on my way to work, cried in my office and then cried on my way home. I taught spin class tonight and … Continue reading

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Positive mentality

The months after George passed I wanted so badly for time to rewind, and everything to go back to normal. Getting out of bed each day was a struggle, but there isn’t any other choice but to put both feet … Continue reading

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