"AnneJ, I'm glad to see you've come back to be with us. I've missed your introspective posts. You have much to contribute. The burdens are so heavy we need as many of us as possible to help share the load. I…"
"We are all in this together. This horrible night mare that is never ending. No one understands unless they have lost their spouse. I cry, I pray, I make deals with God....nothing helps. I want my husband. I want my…"
"I'm so sorry for your loss. I lost my wife in April. It was an ugly illness that took her. Sorrow is ongoing. Being alone does get easier. I believe our loved ones are right there with us after death and that it is only their bodies that…"
"33 days of hell since my beautiful wife or 40 years passed away. Psychs, therapists, kids have trief to show me the light. None of these people can experience the deepest of grief and pain that I am feeling. I choose not to exist anymore. That…"
"hi everyone I'm still with you I don't post much anymore but I still read your stuff it's been 20 months since Mary passed and I don't think I'll ever get any better I still stay in my room most of the time I guess…"
"I am coming up on the one year mark which is 12/19, that day changed my life forever.
I tell my mom I miss her everyday and love her.
I also thank God for taking such good care of her and not letting her suffer.
Now I am suffering, but I know she…"
Each day I wake up since you've been gone is so challenging, all of a sudden I have this great heavy burden of sorrow, sadness and loneliness to carry with me. The pain I feel is indescribable, it goes deep into my soul. Smiling and laughing is so uncomfortable now, crying is the new norm. I pray you visit me and comfort me in my dreams. No one should have to go through this much pain.
"Oh, Morgan, isn't it a fact, though? We all have been walking and walking through all of this, privileged to listen to one another's deepest thoughts. My heart lifted to see TildyC check in, where's George been, John T is out there; I…"
"Linda, I've thought about you a lot when you're not posting, just kind of walking the spirit of the situation, if you will. I took a break from here awhile back, thinking I was going to make some changes, etc., and what I came to…"
"I appreciate the words that you said and I totally understand when you say you feel like you will never be ok again...Reach out when you can to whoever you feel comfortable sharing your grief with...I sincerely hope that they will sit with you and…"
I recently spent the day with a friend that lost her mother a year ago. She said that she feels guilty for not doing more. When she did so much more than her sisters and brother. So I suggested that it is not guilt and it should not be…"
"October the 8th was the first anniversary of my mom's death. It was a very sad day for me. On her anniversary I cried, looked at her pictures and kissed them, and told her that I miss her and that I love her so much. I had…"
"I found that when your in grief that everyone seems to disappear and they only reappear when they think the worst of the muck may have passed. Essentially you are left alone with your thoughts, pain, scenerios of the would of, could of, should of. I…"