Tag Archives: optimism after loss

A LONG TIME AGO, I FELT HOPELESS

I believe everyone has his or her own lonely path to follow with grief. I consider it to be a lifelong journey that led me somewhere else; never back to the place I was in before it happened. I used to mourn that, but now I accept it. Continue reading

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EVERY SEASON – PART 3

Yesterday was Jason’s birthday. He only lived five years, but he remains forever in my heart. Continue reading

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I’LL PRAY THAT YOU’RE SAFE AS YOU FLY AWAY

I share an update of my experiences with online dating. Music still guides me as I go on new adventures! Continue reading

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DON’T HURRY, TAKE IT SLOW

I pride myself for being a heartfelt writer, but writing a profile on a dating site is far different than writing for my blog. Continue reading

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YOU’RE NOT THERE

This post is named “You’re Not There” because I am sharing a very touching music video created by the very talented Lukas Forchhammer. His manager sent this to me and I wondered if perhaps it was because I have a … Continue reading

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MEMORY OF LOVE – PART 3

The feelings brought up by this were familiar ones. I was never religious the way my mother wanted me to be and I felt badly that I disappointed her. The fact that she was gone didn’t change that.
Miriam held my hands and looked into my teary eyes and told me, “Judy, you were there for your mom while she was alive. Everyone at the nursing home was amazed by your love and devotion. Did you know they still remember you and always ask me how you are doing?” Continue reading

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I WILL SHINE – PART 2

Two months ago, I had the amazing opportunity to share my story. I was “discovered” by Remedy Health Media because of my inspirational writing about dealing with my dry eye syndrome. Continue reading

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LOVE MY REMEDY

This past week, I went away for two nights to the mountains to escape. It’s been over a month since I’ve written for my blog. I can admit that I’ve been struggling a bit. Continue reading

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I WILL SHINE – PART 1

Last week, I participated in a short video documentary about dry eyes. Before the evening show where I’d be filmed, I asked a good friend whether to have my hair and makeup done professionally.” My friend said, “GO! Do it!!” Continue reading

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THE KEY – PART 2

I am thankful I found a key that allowed me to live without suffering as I did for decades after the death of my son. Music was certainly one of the most magnificent keys that helped me to heal. Continue reading

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