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Countdown to my wedding

For the life of me, I’m trying to remember if I have gone to a friend’s wedding since George died, and the only one I can think of was my friend Nick’s wedding which was nearly a month after George … Continue reading

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How Do Half Marathons Parallel Widowhood?

I made the vital mistake of not training for my last half marathon. My body is not cooperating with me and my legs, I think they’re ready to detach. The exertion of yesterday is beginning to take a toll on … Continue reading

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Discovering Your Inner Widow Warrior

A common phrase in the widow community we hear is “I can’t imagine,” or “you’re so strong.” But when the day is over, and you’re laying in bed gazing up at the ceiling with tears rolling down your cheeks, how … Continue reading

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Why Doesn’t My Loss Affect​ Others?

My loss is my W scarred on my heart. The scars are mine to own, and others don’t have the wounds I had to endure. He is one thought away at all time for me. No one has turned their back, but instead, they have allowed me to grow at my own pace and time. Continue reading

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Balancing Military Girlfriend and Widowhood

George’s death is a central part of my life, and widowhood has taught me valuable lessons on coping skills and managing the cold breeze of loneliness. Something I’ve utilized and applied these past several months while my boyfriend is deployed. Being widowed has helped me transition into my new role of being a military girlfriend. Continue reading

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