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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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Runner’s World Never Mentions Marathon Training During Alabama Summer Months Can Trigger Grief

To make the summer months pass a little quicker, I signed up for a Fall Marathon in Minneapolis/St.Paul, Minnesota back in March. It did not register that I will be doing most of my marathon training in the dead of summer, in Alabama. Continue reading

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Hello New Followers

It appears I had a sudden surge in followers, up to 150 new ones. I apologize for your misguided procrastination which led you to this blog. Some overviews about me: My name is Julia. I was widowed at 28-Years Old … Continue reading

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