It has been almost a year. After she died, I tried to concentrate on raising the girls and dealing with my own grief second. Not the best idea, but necessity is the mother of invention. Molly protected the girls from her disease and impending death to a fault. They were in complete shock and disbelief when she died. “Can’t she just take another medicine?” They needed my full support. Putting on the air mask on yourself before your children, only works in theory.
Recently a friend showed me a widow and widowers website. Out of curiosity I looked through it and needless to say, after an hour I couldn’t take it…………….it was so sad.
Couple of weeks ago I was chatting with a widow friend of mine. She was in tears because her husband’s best friend had chastised her for dating again. She was also enraged because, her husband’s so called best friend, had not spoken to her since the funeral but felt the right to tell her she was a slut for dating so soon. Note, her husband died over a year ago. Continue reading
Last week one of my daughter’s had her annual physical check ups. As she is now 12, pediatrician wanted to speak one on one with her so I left the room. Continue reading
First thing I had to get used to in the new normal was being a single parent. It took a few weeks before the actual meaning kicked in. I was the only parent, I was solely responsible for shaping these two innocent souls. Kind of like Dr. Frankenstein and his beloved creature. Continue reading