By Bea Lewis,Marilyn Murray Wilson

After 50 years of marriage, Bea Lewis entered a brand new and difficult bankruptcy in her existence – widowhood. In A Widow’s trip – How I Went from Loss to studying to relocating On, Bea stocks her struggles from the painful lack of her loved husband, Edwin, to her final transformation as an self sustaining, self-sufficient unmarried senior. via a chain of insightful, sincere and intensely own essays, Bea expresses what she felt—and dealt with—as she stepped forward through the first few years of her widowhood.

Some of the essays contain the foundations of senior courting (a kiss at the first date is acceptable), how she realized to take out the rubbish (yuk), the necessity to pay the debts (on time), prepare dinner for under herself (a couple of cookies, popcorn and milk), and the significance of constructing a dynamite brisket!

Bea’s choice to face on her personal toes is contagious, and will serve to guarantee widows all over the place that even the main excessive emotions of grief can –and will – ultimately ease. lifestyles isn't an identical, she says, however it nonetheless might be darn strong.

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