"Thank you so much for your input Bluebird. I was taking something for anxiety, but my doctor insists that I need a good anti-depressant too.
As for the known side-effect it is a big reason why I did not want to take it in years past,…"
"Vasanthi - it will be hard but also familiar and sweet to be among Shreya's things. Since Daniel still was living here, I am in his room often and it is difficult to let go and change anything but slowly I am able to. But I always find that I…"
"Lynn Williams thank you, I know I am going to India with a feeling that my son will somehow be there and what you say is right , that it will be healing but I also know I have to look at what happened straight on and know that he won't be…"
So nice of you to share. there is nothing like 'butting in' and I felt a little relieved too as I also used to be very sympathetic and now I realize that I don't know the first thing about sympathy because that…"
"Hi Vasanthi, I just wanted to tell you that I feel the same way as you about death since I lost my child. Other deaths don't compare in the slightest. That is something that almost bothers me because I used to be a very empathetic/sympathetic…"
"I am not on anti-depressants now, and have never taken medication for depression, but I have taken medication for anxiety disorder. I took Zoloft for a few years and that helped a lot, then I took nothing for a few years, then I found that I needed…"
"Connie I am so sorry to hear about your cousin. Life doesn't make sense to me anymore. Vasanthi just being home on Shreyas's birthday surrounded by his possessions and his love will be healing. Realizing we will never hold our children in…"
"So nice to hear from you all.
Kim the pain is torturous isn't it? Like Connie, I do believe that opening one's heart will get answers. When we are in some much pain I know its difficult to think of anything else. But slowly you may feel a…"
"Thanks Annette. It does help set my mind at ease a bit. I am really struggling and crying so much it is making me ill, I suffer eye infections and even battle to control my emotions at work, so in order for me to cope with the daily…"
"Vasanthi, thank you for asking. I'm doing OK, but dealing with more anxiety lately than I usually have. So glad to hear you are going for a visit to India. Glad, too, Craig will join you in time for Shreyas' birthday. I imagine that will…"
"Finding those old videos are certainly a gift! I recently found a bunch of videos my son had taken on a little video camera I had gotten for him to take skate board videos. It hadn't been charged in several years because he ended up using…"