Things come up when you least expect them. My new DH (dear hubby) said he found something in the suitcase and it was potentially emotional. He asked if I thought I could handle it now or later. Having no idea what it was, and he afraid to go into much detail, I thought I could […]Read More I Don’t Know What To Tell You: Grief week 14
It’s very hard to write about grief while in the midst of it. C.S. Lewis wrote his book on grief–A Grief Observed–while going through the process. He was a well established author by then, and there could be no other way to work it out for him. Joan Didon was also an established writer of […]Read More I don’t know what to tell you: week 1 of GRIEF
“If I die,” Sam told me from his hospital bed, “I want you to be okay.” “You’re not going to die.” I told him. Though he probably couldn’t hear me, even with his CI (Cochlear Implant) on. It was always hard for him to hear when he was distracted, and he was very distracted at […]Read More Grief: Survivors Guilt
Lights were a big theme in my marriage to Sam. Yesterday I took the lights in our room down. It made me emotional and moody the entire day. I tried to explain why to a friend, but Sam said it better: Is this not a reason for tears if I shed them? Whether for joy, […]Read More Lights
My Hobbit needs an upgrade!. Sam, my husband (who I affectionately call “My Hobbit”) has Usher’s Syndrome. He is deaf and going rapidly, completely blind. We found out recently that his old CI (Cochlear Implant) processor was obsolete, and he would have to get a completely new one for his implant. Please check out the […]Read More My Hobbit needs an upgrade!
Define Normal. – I thought everyone might be interested in this insight I gained from my husband (who suffers from Usher’s Syndrome) when we went to see The Hobbit on New Years Day. This original post is at my ‘real life’ blog (about me, my hobbit and our adventures in deafblind land) withclosedcaptions.wordpress.com –Read More Define Normal