I kept going back and fourth about whether or not I was going to say that my husband died by suicide, on the world wide internet … and then it dawned on me … Why not? … I am not ashamed. I am not ashamed of the life he lived, the struggles we faced, the demons we battled together and the ones he faced alone … And, I want to promote awareness, understanding and compassion, for those who are affected by mental illness and suicide, so why wouldn’t I write about it?!
I began beading (obsessively) after my husband died by suicide, with grandiose ideas of success with an online shop, and I knew nothing about making jewelry, beading or starting a business. So, if my story can help just one person, then I will be happy. This blog is dedicated to MY life. My life as a beader, an online business owner, a suicide survivor, and a widowed mother of two. I am a woman, simply trying to find her place and purpose in this world.