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Valerie Serio
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I wouldn't say I'm awesome... but you can.
I wouldn't say I'm awesome... but you can.

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Remember
Life changes so quickly. I've been at ease with my grief... it's become a part of me, something natural, another facet of my being. I suppose that's how you live with it, another scar, precious and ugly all at the same time. I forget how violent it can be. ...

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Kidney Beans
I am heading into the third week of a flareup from hell. It couldn't come at a worse time... I am BUSY and have a million things that need my attention. And I feel too crappy to do much of anything.  Silver lining? I am healthy enough much of the time to re...

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Testimony
This is something I wrote that I got to share with our congregation before my son and I were baptized. As I tried to make sense of the fledgling faith and hope that I began to feel, I realized that I've been on this spiritual journey for far longer than I t...

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It's A Jungle Out There
Dating. DATING. Ugggh. It was rough as a teen, rough as a young adult & by God, rough as a mid-thirties widowed single mom. A funny thing happened though... at some point,  I just relaxed and began to enjoy the process. If you have to kiss a lot of frogs to...

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Welcome To Parenting, Valerie Style
Hi Folks! It's your friendly widow blogger with a post less likely to induce depressive disorder and more likely to just piss you off instead. A refreshing change of pace right? So. Maybe you are like me and you look around and see a sea of other parents ou...

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Different AfterWords
Writing this blog has been, by far, the healthiest way I have coped with Jason's death. The earliest posts are things I find difficult to read at times, yet I am strangely and fiercely proud of them. I'm still not certain it conveys a completely accurate lo...

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When I look at the blinking planets I see the stars that were your eyes Swirling eddies & streams of light Your soul now in the jewels of the universe If only the gentle fall of the atmosphere Held some semblance of your touch Created and never destroyed Lo...

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From the Depths of the Drowning, That We May Reach Land
I haven't written since April? That doesn't surprise me all that much, summer has been action packed and flown by. Bullet points then: I started my own business ! Go take a look and then book an order !  I also got a new job as the office manager for local ...

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A Little Venting
How's this for a dark thought? Sometimes I think "I only have to keep living until the kids are grown up with families of their own. It will still hurt, but it won't be as devastating then. Then I can let go." Sometimes, that thought is the only thing that ...

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