It's a great way to honor your husband's memory by visiting a museum and a painting exhibit since he so loved painting. Joseph, too, loved painting, especially the European masters. I think it would be a soothing way to spend time…"
"I feel the same way it makes me so mad for someone to tell me my sister is in a better place and what a great life she had, I'm sorry she just turned 50 she should have many more happy years ahead of her and the same with my brother in law. Its…"
"Tulips and two lips - both apropos. Tulips are the symbol of Parkinson's Disease. I have some planted in the front flower beds and my children brought a tulip magnolia tree to the house to plant in Paul's honor the night before…"
My Mama died in January:( What I have learned is that grief needs a voice. You have to feel the grief and let it move through you. I am sad everyday too and hurt like I never could have imagined. When you love someone so…"
"I kicked myself in the butt this afternoon and went to Lowes and bought some plants and flowers. It is a struggle not to let the inertia of grief take over. I have always liked digging in the dirt and gardening soothes me. I…"
"I'm sorry Linda- God bless our veterans. I brought my 85 ur old mom to my dads grave site today. He too was a veteran – a World War II. We brought tulips. My mom told me a story about my father and two lips and it made her cry today. In…"
"Thank you Shirley I spend most of my time with my love as did the family I was with her when she past away I held her hand and whispered to her I will find you no matter how long or how far my love I will find you my love ,I hold on to that,…"
"James, Just read your post and wanted to say I have similar memories and I have to walk out of the house at times. Just to try and regroup. Had my husband, at home, with Hospice of the Valley .We had to set the hospice…"
"Hi all, it's been almost 5 months since my Mom died. I Thought I was doing pretty good. I've been to see my incarcerated son, my dad got remarried and I went to Colorado to help a dear old friend come back south for health reasons. I…"
" memory's have been resurfacing lately of my wife who was dying the day I had to tell her the news was not good looking into her eyes holding her hand I said love its bad very bad its at that point in time will stay with me for…"
"I feel like that too. Every time I think about the future without my more like a brother nephew it makes me feel some kind of way. I still can't believe he's gone, especially on a day like today. He always invited me and my husband to…"
"I agree, it is better to let it out and have a little (or big!) cry whenever we want to. I'm a firm believer in feeling grief and not trying to bottle things up or keep myself so busy that I'm not dealing with anything. It's good to…"
"Hi Sara. Thank you for your kind email. No one knows how hard it is to get up every morning. I pray every night I don't wake up. Life just doesn't seem fair. My dad died 8 years ago and it took about 6 years to come to terms with his…"