At the end of Pink Floyd’s The Wall, after all the chaos has ended and the wall has fallen the music slows down and it gives you a sense of a new beginning. I have only seen The Wall once but this scene has stayed with me. After every disaster if you are lucky enough, you get a chance at a new beginning. A chance to rebuild and possibly be happy again. Continue reading
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.
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