Helen gardner
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Helen gardner updated their profile
Dec 27, 2016
Helen gardner left a comment for Jeff C
"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…"
Nov 19, 2016
Helen gardner and Jeff C are now friends
Nov 19, 2016
Helen gardner replied to Jeff C's discussion "Loves Knows No Death" - This Could Help You!
" Thanks Jeff. I will let you know how it goes."
Sep 26, 2016
Helen gardner replied to Jeff C's discussion "Loves Knows No Death" - This Could Help You!
" 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…"
Sep 26, 2016
Helen gardner replied to Jeff C's discussion "Loves Knows No Death" - This Could Help You!
"Hello Morgan, 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…"
Sep 26, 2016
Helen gardner replied to Jeff C's discussion "Loves Knows No Death" - This Could Help You!
"Hi Jeff  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…"
Sep 12, 2016
Helen gardner replied to Jeff C's discussion "Loves Knows No Death" - This Could Help You!
"Thank you Jeff"
Sep 11, 2016
Helen gardner replied to Jeff C's discussion "Loves Knows No Death" - This Could Help You!
" 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…"
Sep 11, 2016
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losing someone you love to sudden illness

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Aug 11, 2016
Helen gardner replied to pamela winmill's discussion people's attitudes in the group Lost My Spouse...
" 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…"
Aug 9, 2016
Helen gardner joined Jon-Paul Ackerman's group
Aug 9, 2016
Helen gardner is now a member of Online Grief Support - A Social Community
Aug 7, 2016

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About Me:
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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At 1:13am on January 15, 2017, Kenneth said…
Sorry for your great loss hope to talk to you again soon
 
 
 

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