52 years old with 1 son James who is 14. Annette my wife, James and I have lived in Belize these last 3 years.
About my Loss:
While I was recovering from a surgery our son discovered Annette unresponsive on the floor. He called me and I talked him through wat to do. I exited the hospital a.m.a. and flew home the next day. Annette passed 5 days latter. James and I have since returned to the states to be with family.
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"Theresa, that is a wonderful tribute to your mom. That picture says a lot about the kind of person she was. I guess, for me, the only tribute to my mom is in my heart.
I didn't talk to my mom on the phone. I never had to. She was always with…"
"My husband will be gone 3 years this Nov. I miss him and think of him every day. I cry a lot too. Life is just going along without me. I really have not much interest in things anymore. Just feel I wi'll never have any closure. Life is just a…"
"Theresa thanks a lot. I guess guys generally talk less on phone but yes it does not mean that they don't love their parents.
It is 6 PM in India and I am just about to leave my office.
Have a great day ahead, I guess it is early…"
"Avi you should not have guilt, my brother lived far from her and only spoke maybe once a month, it doesn't mean you don't love her.
Thank you for commenting on the pic
Have a good day or night I don't know what time it is there."
"Amazing Theresa. It is great that you used to talk to her multiple times in a day because few people like me will live with life long guilt of not talking to their mothers often.
Thanks for sharing the pic as well. "
"Brett so touching, it hard every day, to get up and do the same thing over and over again, but with one thing missing our moms, it was a whole life change for me, I used to get up in the morning and call my mom before she went to 7am mass, just…"
"I had a friend who lost her mom in high school. I remember feeling so sorry for her and thinking how horrible that would have been if that had happened to me. My friend was at my mom's funeral. She told me that she would have rather have lost…"
"I am truly sorry for your sudden and devastating loss. My mother and I were so very close as well..I feel; a lot for you...I too find this missing part-the biggest part of me, an unarticulatable force...."
"Someone gave this to me today.
A Reflection By Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Nothing can make up for the absence whom we love and it would be wrong to find a substitute; we must simply hold out and see it through. That sounds very hard at first, but at the…"
"I had to start working back to December and I had to start driving across the city. I can tell - it is hard. Seeing all those places that are not "our" places any more. I cannot come home and tell him - lets got to eat our Mexican food -…"
""Something else that I thought about today... I wish so much that my mom had lived as long as Bluebell's."
"but I also realize that is of no comfort to Bluebell. Once you lose your mom, she is gone. There is no easy…"