It's been about two months since Bobby Zarin passed away following a battle with cancer and Jill Zarin is slowly putting the pieces back together. That includes making her way back to Zarin Fabrics, and she opened up about what it was like to return to the business after her husband's death.
“It was very surreal coming into Zarin Fabrics today. It’s the first time I've been back since Bobby died," she told Extra. "I didn't expect to be emotional when I walked in the door. He would have been 72 two weeks ago ... it's surreal. But he's here.”
Last month Jill opened up more about what might be next for her after losing her husband and partner of two decades. The Real Housewives of New York City alum teased she may make Florida a permanent residence. (Bethenny Frankel also offered an update on her during a recent interview with The Daily Dish, in the video above.)
"I don’t know what I’m going to do without him because he always made sure I didn’t forget anything. He would always close the cabinets or the refrigerator … he always finished everything I started,” she told PEOPLE. She added, “I need some time alone without the pressure of a fast pace right now. I need to slow down and follow my heart. That’s what Bobby would want for me. Playing tennis and golf, being with my parents and very close friends is what brings me the most happiness right now. One day at a time."
Below, Bethenny talks more about how Jill is doing.