"Jeff thank you for recommending the book 'The light Between Us'. I believe that the strongest thing we have left now is that loving and being loved will pervade for all time both in this life and the next. I haven't felt any concrete…"
" Hi Jeff,
It would be a great comfort to know that he 'goes on living in a non material existence'. Thank you ! I will certainly order the book and read 'Love knows No Death'. I think the real problem for me is…"
I am only three months along in the journey after losing my precious husband in June. I think the term 'completely vanished' has to be the most devastating reality. I keep hoping it is all a bad dream and he will just walk in…"
I have the work book on order. I'm glad you say it is not a 'move on' book... so many of those around and while they may help some there is always the feeling that there is something wrong if you just want to stay in…"
" Hello Jeff
This is comforting. I lost my precious husband in June and keep wondering if in spirit he is with me in our love still. He believed there was a life or an energy as he called it beyond this life but we never really talked about how…"
" i lost my husband on June 29th to anaplastic thyroid cancer which went very fast. He was diagnosed in March and died three months later. Every day and every hour the heartache is there - it is literally a deep pain that no one can understand…"
I am a registered nurse and have worked in cancer research for many years. I have taught in medicine specializing in cancer and palliative care. I lost my husband in June of this year to anaplastic thyroid cancer. I belong to a kind and caring community and now at this stage I am coping as best as I can.
About my Loss:
I lost my husband to anaplastice thyroid cancer in June I wish it could have been discovered earlier in that thyroid scans were recommended in the past but he had only two the last one being three years ago. He was ill for only 4 months before he died.
Are You a Service Provider? If Yes, please tell us about your service.
Yes: I am registered nurse who has worked and taught for many years in cancer research, palliative care,chronic illness care and grief counseling
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I just read your post from yesterday. You are SO right!! I have some clothing of my mom's tucked away that I am keeping. One piece is a shirt she used to wear in the 60's that I remember so clearly from when I was a little girl. I…"
"I'm so sorry, Theresa. It's too bad the lot of us don't live nearer together so we could meet and support one another. One thing I've learned through this is that there are people in our lives who can be thoughtless and…"
I can relate so well to this. I can't tell you how many times I have said and felt these exact same things. I'd see a recipe that looked good and start to call my mom to tell her about it, I'd create a piece of art but she…"
"I went out shopping with a friend today. When I saw a pretty wind chime, I found myself thinking "Mom would like that". But there is no more Mom to get presents for. I miss her. I want her back. I wish this was all a very long, horrible…"
"It really helps to communicate with others who have experienced the same loss, so thanks to all who answered my post. Lenny, Connie and Kim - we all understand each other. Today was a better day for me - some days are like that.…"
"Dear Connie, Katherine and Kim
I fully understand the bereft feelings and I also have been anxious about precious moments of our daughters and where they will end up when we pass. The pain of losing our only child never ends , even when we appear to…"
I feel the very same way. I have everything form my son's baby things, through elementary and high school. He died at age 17 and never got to even graduate, drive a car by himself, well you know....I have things of mine I wanted…"
"I too have regrets and your post deeply resonated with me. I wish I spent more time with him. I wished I laughed more with him. I wish I talked to him more. It's too late now.
I will never be the same. I am trying to help myself in little…"
I am forced to do all of these things as quick as I can because I have to go back to work soon. I am trying to finish all of the paperwork. I was forced to do things quickly even though I am so emotionally distraught. My world stopped when…"
I am so sad that your husband died a sudden death. My partner and I had a conversation about what's the worst thing that could happen to him. We talked about it for hours and we cried a lot that night. In a way we were saying…"
"Catherine, I to lost my only child my son in 2014. im not doing good, I pray to die everyday. theres no life with out my son for me. shawn is the love of my life. my depression is getting worse, my loneliness emptiness. im so very…"
"Heather, yes I do, I have no one, my husband doesn't even want to hear me talk about it, he ignores me when I do
I have not had a dream about her yet
To me it seems like everyone thinks I should just move on, but I'm not ready, I have…"
"I do the same thing, at least several times a day. My Mom was a diabetic so I had to take the used testing strips back to the pharmacy the other day. I actually sat In the car hugging it, something of hers that I have to let go of and it made me so…"
"I just had to say when I get in bed at night I have such a hard time - I cry mostly every night and I remember that every night when i used to talk to my mom on the phone when we were hanging up she would say love you...And I think to myself who…"
"I lost my only son, aged 28, in November 2014. On the surface I am doing well, and I am functioning on a day to day basis just fine. But every day it replays in my mind how the police came to my door to say Scott had 'passed…"