Just wanted to stop in and say sorry for my absence as of late. I recently lost my mother on June 10,2014. I just haven’t had the heart to blog and read much since then. I took it hard. It was very sudden and very heart breaking. I blamed myself for the first three days after as I felt if I just hadn’t argued with her through the years or if I had told her I loved her that morning instead of our routine nightly hugs and love yous, that she might still be here. But, I know the good Lord was ready for her to go home and see her dad and family and meet my father-in-law to tell stories about my husband and I from our childhood. It’s still very raw and very hard for me from time to time, especially when I read. She was an avid reader and got me hooked on books. But, I will push through and be okay. I had a tattoo that my ex husband gave me, a “homemade” tattoo if you can call it that (it wasn’t good….just a “Y” as he didn’t finish the butterfly…..and my mom and I always talked about me having it removed or covered up. She wasn’t a fan of tattoos but would have rather I had a professionally done one from the start. So, last night, I went and got it covered up in her memory. She loved fall and pumpkins (oh how she adored her pumpkins!) and so I got a pumpkin and fall leaves with her name above and her dates below. It’s a little something to hold on to her by and I hope that in time, I will be able to feel her with me all the time.
But, please, if you would, keep me and my family in your prayers as we still have good and bad days. We are trying to carry on with out her but in the end, that was our best friend, and the most beautiful woman I knew, and life will never be the same with out.
Please be on the look out for some upcoming reviews from me and to the publishers and tour companies I review for, I’m so sorry for my absence but I’m back now and will be making up for lost time!
Molly aka Reviews By Molly