Love is Always the Answer.
justlovenobs.com is dedicated to the memory of my wife Nicky Bosch. Nicky died in 2017 after being diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer. Her battle with this uncurable disease lasted less than 6 months from diagnosis.
Nicky’s beautiful last words to all of her friends and family were simple and bold. Keep Thinking Good Thoughts.
“I was blessed to spend close to 20 years with this beautiful extraordinary woman. Nicky was special, she was truly one of a kind and she made me a better man. I hope to spread her message and help people. Thinking Good Thoughts and sharing with anybody that will listen. ”Jared Bosch
Think Good Thoughts!
In Loving Memory of Nicky Bosch
I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.
Nicky looked up to Marilyn Monroe. They were the same size and this gave Nicky confidence because she did struggle with her self-esteem. Being what some would call a bigger girl, Nicky loved the way Marilyn proved that it’s all a part of your attitude.
What’s Your Sign?
Nicky loved the Zodiac and following her horoscope daily. She would often send me texts in the morning with a link to our daily fortunes. I am listing all of them here because the signs fascinate me as well. Some days, our fortunes were more then coincidental, or so it would seem. For the record, I am an Aquarius. Nicky and I were Fire and Ice, that’s all I can really tell ya! What’s your sign?
December 3, 1982
Nicky loved to Colour. It was her escape from the world. Where she could relax and let her imagination run free.
She was very talanted, her colouring always makes me smile. Her colouring is amazing, she had an incredible sense of colours and the way Nicky shades her work, sometimes the objects leap off the page.
What’s really significant about the colouring to me is, it was another way for Nicky to relate to people.
Not just relate but empower. I mean that.
Colouring is a form of self expression. In today’s world, even exposing a little bit of who you are can be tough. Nicky encouraged her friends, and they coloured together.
This is probably my most prized colouring of Nicky’s. The Dragon was a sketch that she had picked up and started. It was not finished because she was tired. Nicky had stopped colouring for a while to rest.
I didn’t know that exactly when I saw this Dragon. I just made comment on how cool it was, I told her I couldn’t wait for it to be coloured in.
This was the end result and Nicky gave it to me that night. I love looking at it, and yes it was just one more gesture to remind me of how much my wife loved me. Thanks for the Dragon babe.
She absolutely loved to cook. To make people happy, and food is a gateway for friendship and lvoe for anybody. I use to joke that if I wanted the house clean no matter what, I would just call ahead and tell Nicky that I was bringing company for dinner. Most women enjoy entertaining, Nicky enjoyed taking care of her friends and family all the time. Still amazing me to think about.
Nicky’s talents in the kitchen were all hers. Like most of us, I think she grew up learning how to cook and take care of her family.
Her favourite foods, Chinese! Nicky loved Ginger Beef, for a couple reasons, the taste and the fact it was invented in Calgary! She loved telling people that!
Along with Ginger Beef she loved Yorkshire Pudding. Always a challenge to make those suckers rise…
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I will always be grateful to the Alberta Cancer Foundation. When Nicky was first diagnosed, the Foundation picked up the tab for all of Nicky’s Medications. I would also like to mention the generousity of several individuals who wish to remain anonymous, but will always be in my heart. Your donations to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, and to our situation will always be something I pay forward in life.