Backward Time

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Living time backward is what widows do. I thought it was just me, but I just read A Year Of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion. She explains her first year as a widow. In her first year, she did the same thing. I am also part of a couple of support groups, and others talk of reliving the last year.

When Tom passed away, I planned to dedicate a year to myself. A year to heal and a year of reflection. I dug out my old journal from our last…

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Jennifer Estes

Jennifer Estes

I started writing about 2 years ago to cope with my struggles in life. I write about grief, caregiving, substance use disorder, and the death care industry.