MAVERICK59's Blogs

Sunday, December 11, 2016      10 comments

Tomorrow is the second anniversary of Jack's unexpected passing, and I realized that 'frozen' is the best word to describe the past two years for me. I have not been able to move forward at all. I miss him so much, I still weep every day or near... Read more
Not my personal story, but very inspiring.
Monday, September 19, 2016      7 comments

I am not trying to influence your food choices, I just thought you too might be inspired by this mans story. I copied this from the Forks over Knives website.
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That Sugar Film.
Monday, May 16, 2016      11 comments

I came across this while browsing through the video selection on Amazon. If you have Amazon prime it is free. This documentary is based on a man in Australia eating the equivalent of 40 teaspoons of sugar a day for 60 days, (What the ave... Read more
This blog is copied from the Real Simple website
Sunday, May 15, 2016      9 comments

I am one of those people that regains everything I lose. Over and over and over again. So this article caught my interest. Based on this simple theory and my current weight, I could lose nearly 1/2 pound a day in the beginning. For me, I think i... Read more
I miss him with all my heart.
Sunday, December 13, 2015      12 comments

I was able to get to the cemetery yesterday. I spent the day with my daughter Naema. I had moments of tears, but they were brief. My youngest daughter Aisha checked in on me by text, as did several friends. I had wonderful Spark friends that... Read more
My baby girl is married now.
Sunday, October 25, 2015      9 comments

The wedding was perfect. The sky was a bit overcast but it was warm with a gentle breeze blowing. Everyone had a fun, relaxed time. I could not have asked for a better day for my little girl. ... Read more
My rings.
Saturday, September 05, 2015      8 comments

My Jack has been gone nearly 9 months. I know technically as a widow I am single, but I still feel very much married. I am devastated right now, I have lost my wedding rings. I took them off because my fingers were swelling and now I cannot find... Read more
A quick note to catch up.
Sunday, August 23, 2015      8 comments

I will be joining the Purple Passion team for the fall challenge. I hope to see some of you there. I have been having a great deal of pain in my legs recently, but I am trying to not let it stop me from exercising. I took my little dog aro... Read more
Still pushing through.
Saturday, August 08, 2015      6 comments

August 10th would have been our 18th wedding anniversary. I remember him promising me would celebrate our silver anniversary together. I know he tried. He did his very best. I know I will have to face a lot of 'firsts' without him. I still... Read more
Pushing through another day.
Saturday, July 25, 2015      5 comments

Depression is feeling heavy. all I want to do is sleep. The dogs don't get along at all, so I have to keep them separated with 2 gates and kennels. My daughter will pick her dog up tomorrow afternoon, so it's only for 1 more day. A family fri... Read more
The pain of hind sight.
Sunday, February 08, 2015      11 comments

It's been 8 weeks since my Jack died. My heart and soul still ache so much for him. This house is so quiet and lonely. I try to stay out of the living room as much as possible, that is where we would hang out together, talk, watch favorite TV sh... Read more
Saturday, January 10, 2015      12 comments

I receive daily emails from a grief support group. Having lost my husband, my mother and my dog in an 8 month period, today's message is very helpful to me in understanding why my pain runs so deep and my heart aches with every waking thought. ... Read more
Your kindness has meant so much to me.
Monday, December 22, 2014      8 comments

I have received the most special outpouring of love and support from my Spark friends, people that have never even met me are sending cards, words of support and checking in on almost daily me to make sure I am OK. What a wonderful group of pe... Read more
I don't know how to do this.
Saturday, December 20, 2014      17 comments

We buried my husband yesterday. Last night I just wanted to be dead too, so this pain will stop. My sweet sister has been here with me this week. She has to go back to Wisconsin tomorrow. I'm afraid to be alone. I don’t know how to be alone. ... Read more