A few months ago, I experienced, for the first time, my first birthday without my husband. It was very strange. If I’m being totally honest, it broke my heart, not waking up to his smile, not getting his card or being wished happy birthday by him. It felt totally alien. My family did all they could … Continue reading Strange New World: Their Birthday
Lately, I have been thinking a lot about the plans that God has in store for my life. So much of what I had built my life upon has disappeared and I have been left feeling like I am very much back at the starting line in life. I thought my plan was cut and … Continue reading Valley Walking: Still Good To Me
As we near Christmas I wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of you wonderful readers. I want to thank each of you for very kindly continuing to follow my story. I also want to say thank you for the amazing kindness, support and encouragement that has been shown to me by so many … Continue reading A BIG Thank you
“Dad don’t cry! You’re gonna make me cry! Oh no, my make up!” I flapped my hands in front of my mascara drenched eyelashes. I took one final glance in the mirror. I looked like a bride. I looked exactly how I had pictured I would look, ethereal and glowing. My bridesmaids had gone ahead with … Continue reading Strange New World: The First Wedding Anniversary
I recently went on my first holiday without my husband. I have to be honest, it was something I was not really looking forward to and yet needed desperately. I longed to be in a different environment, to have a break from the momentum of the divorce, the tension and the sorrow. I craved seeing … Continue reading Strange New World: The First Holiday Without Them
When do I let go? It’s a question I have asked myself at every stage of this hellish divorce. When my husband first left me for another woman, letting go wasn’t a possibility for me. Even when he told me he wanted a divorce, I still clung on. But now suddenly, I am hit with … Continue reading Valley Walking: Letting Go Or Letting Be
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