"You poor thing. I remember it well and still feel it often. It’s a tidal wave. I see mine coming at me now when it comes. But it is no longer constant. There is nothing anyone can say or do to ease your pain. But we can listen and sit in it…"
"It is overwhelming. You will learn to recognize when it’s coming, delay your reaction until it is an appropriate time for you to let those feelings out, sleep and eat normally, and even have some feeling other than sadness again. You learn to…"
"Thank you Robin. Here I am the day before looking for something to help, connection to people who have the same feelings. Our tribe of support that we all need. Maybe if what I have gone thru can help someone else it will help me too."
"Hello Robin. It always takes me time to reply to people who post in here. I need rest and sleep before I can write one word without throwing myself back to day one, where it’s so raw and constant and dark. And that’s where you are since…"
"Callie - I am sorry for what you are about to go through. I read your post a while ago and couldn’t even reply right away. Too painful to hear. You are very articulate about your relationship - unshakable, no written words, no photographs.…"
"I found out when Russell did not message me for 18 hours. I convinced myself that he had broken his phone. But then I did a quick search. All good until I hit the “News” button. Three articles popped up about the accident. It took me the…"
"Hello Money -
So sorry you are going through this. I wish I had a magic thing to say about coming to peace with it. All I can tell you is that you need to gather around you some people who make you feel supported and that in time it will become…"
"Me too. I couldn’t even type anything in here 2 years ago. There is an online group workshop called Writing Your Grief I’ve been encouraged to do. I’ve been told to write a journal. Can’t. How do you write down the infinity…"
Late February is a challenging time of year for me. Jen’s birthday is the 23rd and serves as an annual reminder of all of the potential that was lost…Her’s (mainly), mine, the world’s honestly. This year she would be 52…It is increasingly hard to imagine, through all of the iterations possible, what she could have become, what was to be her (significant) impact on the world.That being said, things, emotions, have largely settled down since I committed a potential version of what could have…See More
"I'm so sorry to hear that - that must have been such a shock and definitely not fair. Yes, I find it's hard to go on without them. The best thing I've come up with is try to live the rest of my life for them - honoring them and their…"