Widow's Reinvention

I lost my dear hubby July 21, 2012, after a 10 month battle with the very aggressive Glioblastoma (GBM) brain cancer. By the time we found out he had it, we didn’t have much time remaining to share.

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We were the best of friends and I learned more from him on how to be a wife than I ever learned prior to knowing him. We were perfect for each other and in the end, I served and took care of him until he gave his last breath.


He was a soldier, a Vietnam Veteran. and a 20+ year veteran of the Chicago Police department. In October of 2012, 8 months into his retirement and 5 days into us rededicating ourselves to our marriage and promoting how wonderful the union of marriage can be, he was diagnosed with brain cancer.


That began our 10-month journey to living and loving until the end. One special gift he left me was photography, which he had a passion for his whole life. I became his eyes for him until he could no longer take pictures, but I also learned how to use his camera, which has become a part of my reinvented life as I write and tell stories with pictures and words.


I continue to press forward serving in the community and living life with a greater purpose to make a positive impact in the lives of others, especially when it comes to promoting the union of marriage and respecting our leaders in marriage.


I will continue to promote the principles of love and respect that I learned over the 15+ years I spent with him. I do workshops on RESPECT, which has been so beneficial in my healing process since his death.


Please connect here and request your FREE ecopy of my book  "Give That Man RESPECT: 7 Principles on Respecting Your Husband" at givethatmanrespect@gmail.com