"Linda, your feelings at the six months are very normal...I felt I was going to grieve in the way that was natural for me...no expectations...
This is my second child death. During the first one, I was too pressured to conform to expectations...it…"
"Thank you Ammy for your words of advice...I too have thought of the philosophy One day at a time...sometimes it is half a day at a time...sorry you are having a rough time...
Vasanthi, thank you also for the kind reply...I hope you are…"
"Hi Rachel. I know exactly how you feel. I was a single parent and in a family of two and I lost my son. I am so alone, bereft, lonely, the pain is killing me. At least I wish it would. Even though you are alone, I am…"
"Hi Margaret. I am so sorry for your loss. I lost my beautiful 25 year old son to a drug overdose August 23rd of this year. I didn't find him, for which I am thankful, as he had his own apartment he had just moved into. …"
"Hi Kim. I lost my beautiful son, age 25, to a drug overdose last month and I feel the same way you do. My life stretches out before me so empty and desolate. I feel like all the love I have for my son is pouring from my body like…"
I started this group so that people who have lost their only child or the only child that remained, as in my case, could come together because I believe people that did have a child or children who now have none have special issues.
read what you wrote and feel distressed at so many things . I'm glad you have your husband and Bo and the son who visits during thanksgiving. Wish we could have worked out a meeting when you were visiting in Boston but I will try and…"
"thank you for your words of comfort Ammy. I will try harder to stay in the day, you are so right. when my thoughts drift to the day's as it was before losing my Desiree' (which is everyday but sometimes not every moment) I reel out…"
"Thanks, Ammy. I knew things had been unresolved and wondered if you had ever gotten any final answers. I know it doesn't change things, but I think sometimes it helps to understand what happened. I guess I'll always wonder, too, about the…"
"Michelle, the coroner changed the death certificate for the manner of death to undetermined in 2012, but the DA's office said they didn't have anything that they could go forth with because at the time of death it was not investigated…"
"I feel so lost this week. Back to the sudden tears out of nowhere. It's so hard facing the fact that this is my life now. Our lives now. We will never be as we were before. Maybe better at times, but never…"
"it all just makes me so TIRED and SAD... every day I find myself just drifting off no matter what I'm doing and going to thoughts of Brandon and I try to see him in my mind laughing and smiling and loving life like he was when he was here on…"
I can truly understand and we live with all this everyday. So many unanswered questions and especially with someone where there was no problem asking questions and getting them answered, its all the more painful. So we just have to think…"
"I never got to see my son. He laid there all weekend alone. They wouldn't allow me anywhere near him. This tears at me, on one hand I'm glad I didn't see what my ex-husband saw and on the other hand my baby left…"
Thanks and am recovering and wish
i could speed up the damn virus out of my system. I have my local cell here and the landline so the US cell number is active for wats app and other things which can be done with the wifi.. I have the…"
"Would welcome a visit from my husband. He passed at home, with Home Hospice, around 4:15AM on April 29, 2014.Had a beautiful Celebration of Life for him and he is resting at the National Memorial Cemetery in Phoenix area. Would be nice…"