Once a wife, now a widow.
In my mid-40s, with two young children to raise, I was abruptly a woman with a broken heart, and a broken life.
How do we measure loss? Against the size of the hole left in the heart, the space in the bed, the mail that comes to the house addressed to someone who is no longer there to read it at the breakfast table, glasses by the coffee cup?
Read the rest at AOL's MyDaily.
By the way, Gina Misiroglu of Red Room put me in touch with the AOL people, which is one of the great ways she's bringing traffic to Red Room and getting attention for Red Room's authors. To the fabulous editors at Red Room, tireless advocates for writers and words....a BIG thank you!
Causes Glenda Burgess Supports
St.Judes Childrens Research Hospital
Shriners Childrens Hospitals
Doctors without Borders
American Lung Association