Nacho & Chip call Nicky Mom

Nacho & Chip call Nicky Mom

Here is just a little bit more about our family.  Taking care of them is really the easy part because they do provide support in their own ways.  My mother was a dog groomer so I have always been around animals and Nicky had her own childhood pets growing up...
Nicky’s cancer medicine

Nicky’s cancer medicine

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...
Hearing Diagnosis Cancer

Hearing Diagnosis Cancer

I know I will never forget all of these things.  And I am the loved one. My wife is the one living with this, as are countless others.  Finding out Nicky’s diagnosis was cancer was and still is very numbing.  Your mind becomes a paradox sometimes....
Nicky only knew to give

Nicky only knew to give

That’s It, That’s All. Those were Nicky’s favourite words, spoken from her father, Martin Stockley. It was kind of like the family motto. Martin was a tough guy, on the outside. On the inside this man taught me more about love and respect because he...
Who was Nicky

Who was Nicky

Hi, I would like you to meet my wife Nicky Bosch. She passed away on May 27 2017 after being diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma cancer just 5 months earlier. It does not get any easier to write about it, much less think about it everyday. However, that is not the purpose...
Life after losing a Spouse

Life after losing a Spouse

So as life continues to move along, I deal with the death of my wife everyday, although some days are more fleeting then others. Life after your wife dies of cancer, for me has been a reminder to go with the flow.  That is what actually held Nicky and I together...