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The Philosophical Widow is a collection of my musings about my reluctant journey through life without my beloved husband and soulmate…

A reluctant widow at age 59, I will love my husband for the rest of my life.
  • My First Blog Post

    November 18, 2019 by

    Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.

  • 2020: A Challenging Year

    November 7, 2020 by

    Grieving, Illness, Uncertainty, Trying to Move Forward… This has been a most challenging year. For everyone. There is the constant noise and drama coming from the Trump administration, the frightening divide, hatred and intolerance in our country, the fear of the unknown with a pandemic that is out of control with protocols that are challenging… Read more

  • Unable To Write…

    January 15, 2020 by

    Writing, which has always been my solace, has become a chore, as I am not motivated. As a result I have just not done it. So much for building followers and succeeding at blogging… I am not understanding this resistance to writing that I am feeling. Part of it might be that I am very… Read more

  • Feeling So Alone…

    December 16, 2019 by

    …But not it is not really the alone part that bothers me, it’s the being without him, without my soulmate and life partner. I started to feel sorry for myself last night as I sat in a bed in the Emergency Department of the same hospital where my beloved died a little over a month… Read more

  • Happy Birthday, My Forever Love…

    December 14, 2019 by

    So today, well actually yesterday now, was my late husband’s birthday. I tried to honor him by going to one of his favorite places, Sushi Train. It brought back many memories of dinners there, and the staff was concerned when I came in without him and because they hadn’t seen him for a long time.… Read more

  • The Ostrich Approach

    December 7, 2019 by

    The more overwhelmed, exhausted, and discouraged I start to feel regarding all there is to do after the death of a loved one, the more I am tempted to use the “Ostrich” Strategy: to bury my head in the sand and hope that it all magically disappears when, or if, I come up for air.… Read more

  • This…

    December 1, 2019 by

    “It takes millions of people to complete the world, but it only took one person to complete mine.” 🥀 (Author Unknown)

  • Is Anyone Reading This Blog?!

    November 28, 2019 by

    I cannot tell if anyone is reading my posts! It shows that I have 0 Followers…😬😳 If you are reading my posts, I ask you to do me a favor and “like” the posts if you actually do like them, and leave comments for me. If you do not like my posts, if you find… Read more

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