"Chris, I am so very sorry for your loss. Losing a mother is so excruciatingly painful. No one but a mother cares about every little detail of your life. You can count on your mother to love you through the good times and the…"
"My mom died this past January. I have not cried still. She was 92. She was wanting to go. She made her peace. My brother and sister hate me. I don't know why. I don't hate them. I wish I could. I understand being numb. Because it seems…"
"Thank you M for your kind words and suggestion. I'm glad this has helped you. I'm going to start trying this. My mom was an amazing and force in everyone's life that she touched. But yes, I'm going to try this. Peace to you."
"My feelings are very similar Chris, it’s just so hard to accept the loss of that kind, loving presence in your life. My mother was also born in the spring, and this year was the first time her birthday came without her being in the world…"
"Different today. Hurts as usual, but not like yesterday.
My stress goes through the roof at the slightest change in routine.
I have to break free of the pattern, the ritual, of Friday nights and Saturdays. My mother died on a Friday. But I cannot…"
"Today, I feel it.
It has been like this every Saturday since June, since the nurse at the care home called me to notify me that I could pick up my mother's effects. My mother died in April.
I am overwhelmed.
I am crushed.
I love you, Mom. I…"
"Sixteen weeks ago today, my mother died.
For some reason, I do not feel crushed today.
But every Friday is going to be like this, a reminder that she is dead. Not quite the kick in the stomach reminder that she is dead that I feel when I wake up…"
Carla is now a member of Online Grief Support - A Social Community