Diary of a Widow

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This. Is. Grief.

Crying in the Shower Journal entry by Erin dated 10.20.20 I stepped into the shower… this morning, after 3 days of lounging around in my yoga pants, to finally give myself the much needed care that I so desperately deserved.  I opened up my music app and selected the song “See you Again” by Wiz …

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The Why Behind Forever Changed Widow

Forever Changed Widow came to life after Erin’s life was changed forever in July of 2015. This blog shares the journey of a widow whose husband, Andy, died suddenly in a work accident. This articles are designed to help others, who find themselves on a similar journey, navigate life after loss.

P.S. I Love You

“The love we had will never fade for it’s locked away in the deepest cave.” ~Erin Hente I remember the day I met him back in 1997. A friend of a friend asked me to take her home after school and I obligingly said yes. Just down the street from her house was a local …

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Life is a Gift

There comes a pivotal moment in each of our lives that shapes the way we view the world and the decisions we make from that moment forward. For some of us, that may be one singular or a collection of beautiful moments such as your wedding day, the birth of a child, graduating college, starting …

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Four years have gone since the day my husband died.  The day I got a phone call asking “Where are you headed”, so the Dayton Police Department could meet up with me to deliver the worst news of my entire life.  July 8, 2015 was the date that all of the emotions I felt on …

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