"April 18th marked one year since melanoma brain cancer carried my sweet mom away to heaven, just 10 short weeks after her diagnosis. Here I am, still missing my mom every day. I miss everything about her, but especially being able to talk to her…"
"No, 3 months is not the time to be "better now." 6 months is even fresh and raw. A year? Still raw. Two? Three? Probably getting easier to cope.
I'm going to say that you still feel like it was literally last week Mom died, am I…"
I'm so sorry for your loss. you don't say who, but it doesn't matter. Any time we lose someone we love, the grief can be so devastating. It's ok, take what time you need. Sometimes you just need to retreat and…"
"I have to add, I guess, that all growing up my mother gave us all a wide experience with religions. I had a strong belief in God, and also that we have spirits that live on after we die. ever since Mom died, I've felt like her presence is all…"
"Thank you Sheryl and Lisa. I guess I tend to ask myself if what I'm doing is ok, normal, etc. It's just something I do. I don't want to do something wrong and only figure it out later, so talking and reading about other …"
"Thank you Micheal and Jackie, I really appreciate you answering me, you said exactly what I'm feeling. I'm at up and down. I don't want to be alone but than I want everyone to leave. I'm so tired. Food has no taste. My mom…"
"Donna, I hope that things are better now regarding SS. I am lucky & didn't have trouble with them. Now pensions and being a beneficiary...another story. I'm still waiting. Yesterday was four months since he…"
"I wish I knew what labs tests could detect cancer, I've been looking through my husband's medical records and trying to figure out when his cancer would have been detectable. The clinic kept telling him nothing was wrong but I…"
"I am very sorry for your losses, as well. It is so difficult to be "normal" for everyone elses' sake when your heart is breaking inside you. Looking forward to this promise from God coming true, Isaiah…"
I too was one of those people. My husband s sister lost a daughter at age 2. She had an epileptic seizure (they didn't know she had epilepsy) and vomited then was suffocated by the vomit. They found her in the crib . I was so young…"
"I think one of the most difficult things to deal with for those of us who still have to work is putting on that "face", you know, the fake one. I go through exactly the same thing as you do. No one cares or wants to know. …"
"I was one of those ignorant people making ignorant comments but never had a clue I was so ignorant until it was me and my child.
When my friend lost her son I thought I was such a good friend and I thought I was so supportive.
I called her quickly…"
"Steve, yesterday it was the first month mark for me and there have been a couple of days that I felt same as you, to try to put myself together to honor or show respect for my husband passing at such young age. And then I go back to an empty house…"