Hello, My name is Maryann and I was born and raised in Ohio. I know what it's like to be a caretaker and to lose a husband, family member and/or friends. I suffer from PTSD and at times depression and anxiety, not to mention other health problems. I found it encouraging to chat with others and to read the bible.
About my Loss:
I have experienced many losses in my lifetime. (parents, siblings, and spouse) and the effects of those losses both physical and emotionally. My husband had pulmonary fibrosis, which is heartbreaking to see someone go through, like many other causes of death.
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Welcome to online grief support. Sorry for your loses. I send you a (((((hug))))). Wish I could meet you face to face but I really think the Bible is the best source of comfort and would be available to talk anytime.
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Im sorry for your loss no matter how long ago it is.
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