Thursday, February 4, 2010

If there's a friend you need, let it be me.

This past weekend I was able to spend some time in Orlando with some amazing widows who I had only met online or talked to on the phone. It was such a great experience and a bit of a breath of fresh air knowing that these people were right where I am/have been/ or will be. The level of understanding and compassion circling around the room made the weekend immediately comfortable. We swam with dolphins, floated through a lazy river, wrangled wet suits, had a minor speed bump with the car accident, ate the best food (and sangria!) at a Colombian restaurant, went out for a night of free drinks, shared stories, danced with a cab driver, took millions of pictures, remembered our loves, released some doves, shared hugs, and tears, and laughter, and so much that it really filled me to the top of my being! Facebook has a million pics, but I'll share some here too!

Once I get the dolphin pictures there will be more :)


Christina said...

It sounds like a wonderful trip Stacey! I'm so glad that you were able to get together with a group of amazing women to just relax with, talk to, and just be yourself around.

Anne and Andy said...

What an amazing group of strong ladies! Such a huge blessing to be surrounded & embraced by each other.

TheMunchkinMom said...

Sounds like a much needed GTG, and a lot of fun. I'm so glad you have them, Stacey, to help guide you through what you face daily.