Category Archives: Marriage

  It’s been nine months. My thoughts on Saturday, March 26th: My stomach hurts. I want to write some poetic comparison on how it’s the Saturday between Good Friday and Easter and how that is a metaphor for being between BJ’s death and hopefully a life that will be renewed and restored. I want to […]

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This photo was taken one year ago– exactly one year ago when I had BJ and we went on a morning walk and dreamt of babies and a trip to Ireland. One year ago when he decided to make an Irish feast and prepped and shopped and cooked an epic corned beef and cabbage dinner […]

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  The monthly anniversaries have me coming back to the blog feeling like I should give an update up sorts. And I want to– I want the chance to tell you the birds-eye view of how I’ve been feeling especially since it’s impossible to keep everyone up-to-date on a personal level with all that I’ve […]

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Written for BJ’s Oregon Memorial Service, and shared aloud on Thursday, July 23:   I wrote a eulogy for BJ. It’s crazy that that’s a thing I had to do, and I hope you read it. But for some reason, I felt like I needed to say a new thing today. I felt like I […]

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  On Day 3 after BJ died my mom and BJ’s mom, Shelley, came home from the grocery store. BJ always joked about how whenever my mom or his mom would visit they would make DAILY trips to the grocery store around the block. They liked to grocery shop. He liked to be well-fed. Well […]

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