Two years ago today.

Two years ago today I woke up and thought I was still married.

I experienced the biggest shock in my life.

I looked at my children as if they had lost their future.

I crumbled to my knees more than once.

I had all semblance of control I thought I had, ripped out of my hands, without a say.

I felt the deepest emotional pain of my life.

I saw my world and foundation torn to shreds in a moment.

I said goodbye to my life partner.

And… two years ago today I began a new life.

I saw and felt kindness and love in ways I’d never experienced.

I realized what people would do for me and my children, instantly and without me asking.

I took my first step as a single parent.

I held friends and family in my arms over and over. And they held me.

I heard the phone ring all day.

I watched my children navigate the water of their new world. And not drown.

I realized how much a pet can mean to a person. And vice versa.

I understood what a friend was.

I knew what it meant to be loved by other human beings unconditionally. And to love them unconditionally.

I shared sorrow, pain, fear, anger, disbelief, numbness, and love with others.

My heart broke, but it broke open.

I love you Mark. We miss you. We are doing really well. But you already know that.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.