"Rachel I am so very sorry you lost your mother. This must be agonizing grief. I lost my mother in-law to Alzheimers. We were very close and that alone is heartbreak enough. Your Dad must be suffering a lot also. Sometimes we are left to wonder why…"
"Dear Friends, Its been a while since I spoke with y'all last. I've just been in my own little world. I'm afraid my world HAS getting smaller. I'm trying so hard not to fall into such a deep depression that I…"
I didn't write anything yesterday, so this is two days worth. Yesterday an antique dealer come over to pick over my wife things. It was a miserable experience, strangers in my home offering pennies on the dollar of things my wife valued. I had to walk away several times to regain my composure. But it has to be done, my wife had too, too many things and I can not live with the clutter and all the reminders.My sister was there with me and after they left we talked, that was good. She didn't…See More
"Tildyc, I get what you say about missing Mark. Just to hear him breathe in bed is a perfect feeling. I'll never forget the moment I came into the house and I couldn't smell my husband's smell. It had gone and I didn't even know…"
"You were the first person I read when I googled and found this place. I read you and Bluebird over and over and it was the out-right honesty in the reality of what losing my husband was doing to me. I've thought about you a hundred times since…"
"I miss him so much. Having a crappy day. Can't seem to quit crying really. I miss him sitting next to me and talking to me. I miss his laugh. I miss waking up in the middle of the night and hearing his breathing right next to me. Because then I…"
"His family sent flowers to the funeral but they didnt show up. The only one in the car that night that showed up was the girl that was in the back with him, but she didnt stay long, she didnt want to talk to us. But none of thr other kids came. I am…"
"Nancy we had 20 years together and also feel like I blinked and now it is over. I am right back where I started, alone again and now a lot older. So much harder to pick up the pieces....our lives were wonderful too. We had everything we needed and a…"
"I feel like I blinked, and my life with Will was over. I met him March 2010, and he died March 2015. He kept saying how he wished he had met me sooner. I just blinked. And here I am, right back where I started. Except with a 2 year old. I was sick…"
"I had a nice day out with my friend but I come home to an empty house knowing he is not here to talk to or share things with...that is the hardest part. And also knowing he will never ever be here again."
"Michael I have been away all weekend for a dance competition with my 2 girls. I only returned home tonight at 7 00. I will touch base with you tomorrow. Pretty tough situation as Karen was a dancer herself and would always do these…"
"Rj, we never know what kind of day we will have. You are not crazy. You are a grieving mother. just one day at a time. It's all we can do.
I'm so sorry you had a bad day. Hopefully Monday will be better.
We are here for you."
Yes I can see why you're angry, especially because just the simple action of putting on a seatbelt (like he always did) may have saved his life. I guess possibly the driver swerving was an immediate reaction and unfortunately he…"
"After yesterdays outing I've just sat here feeling hopeless. I watched a tape of California's Gold with the late Huell Howser and cried all the way through it. It was travel show we watched together, laughed at, and really…"