Toyanne
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Lilliana replied to Toyanne's discussion Losing my love of my life husband to lung cancer in the group Losing Someone to Cancer
"Toyanne, I'm so sorry for your loss.  My love passed away on May 29th of this year from lung cancer and he was given 6 to 8 months but he only lasted about 3.  I have our 2 year old daughter that looks so much like him and I feel…"
Oct 8, 2014
Elizabeth Bennett replied to Toyanne's discussion Losing my love of my life husband to lung cancer in the group Losing Someone to Cancer
"Toyanne, I know just how you feel -- only I was given 4 months instead of just a few days.  We did not know anything was wrong at all before Feb. 24th, and he passed on June 24th.  no hint of any problem, no shortness of breath or anything…"
Oct 3, 2014
Michael Morton replied to Toyanne's discussion Losing my love of my life husband to lung cancer in the group Losing Someone to Cancer
"Toyanne, I'm so sorry to hear about your husband.  I lost my wife last year to lung cancer, I know how hard it can be.  I would like to say that it gets better but a year later I am still depressed all the time.  I think I may…"
Sep 4, 2014
Nicholle replied to Toyanne's discussion Losing my love of my life husband to lung cancer in the group Losing Someone to Cancer
"I am so so so so sorry for your loss.  That was so fast, my head is spinning just thinking about it.  I can't imagine.  I am so sorry. This is a terribly hard journey. I lost 2 parents to cancer in the past 7 months. My moms was…"
Jun 3, 2014
Toyanne joined Philip B.'s group
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LGBT Grief Forum

I've been a member for, oh, just a couple of days, but I've noticed a possible lack of focus on LGBT issues related to the loss of loved ones.I know what I had to go through - even with medical POA and a will - to gain legitimacy with the "powers that be" with regard to authorization for cremation, among other things.Just wondering if perhaps there are issues unique to the LGBT community that the other fine people on this site did NOT have to go through.I welcome your thoughts and…See More
Apr 7, 2014
Toyanne joined Tara Michener's group
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Helping Others through Grief Recovery

This group is for those who are supporting friends, family and others who are dealing with grief. Counselors, Social Workers, Teachers and anyone else who is helping someone through a rough time of grieving. Are saying the right thing? Helping the right way? What can we do-when it feels like there is no hope? These are topics that we will explore.   See More
Apr 3, 2014
VickyJ replied to Toyanne's discussion Losing my love of my life husband to lung cancer in the group Losing Someone to Cancer
"Toyanne, I share your bewilderment and grief.  My Mark had already beaten esophageal cancer and was getting better when he suddenly became jaundiced.  He was in the hospital a week and then we were told he had 6 months because he had many…"
Mar 31, 2014
Megan Neeley replied to Toyanne's discussion Losing my love of my life husband to lung cancer in the group Losing Someone to Cancer
"I am so very sorry for the loss of your husband. Cancer takes those we love away much to fast, my father was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in May 2013 & then went through chemo & radiation. In December he passed away after the doctors had…"
Mar 30, 2014
JO B replied to Toyanne's discussion Losing my love of my life husband to lung cancer in the group Losing Someone to Cancer
"im so sorry toyanne all i no big c lung c is evil why god let ths hapen i dont no iv lots a lot of famly 2 lung c all sorts of big c on my dads sie of famly i o my dads famly is big bt i dnt thng i cud lose so mny in lst 2 or 3 yrs  sorry if im…"
Mar 30, 2014
Laurie replied to Toyanne's discussion Losing my love of my life husband to lung cancer in the group Losing Someone to Cancer
"I am so sorry, there are just no words. I hope you have good people to help you. The next couple of months will be so hard and all the platitudes are useless. I always thought that I would be able to say the right thing to someone going through what…"
Mar 30, 2014
Bill Smith replied to Toyanne's discussion Losing my love of my life husband to lung cancer in the group Losing Someone to Cancer
"I'm so sorry for your loss.  Pls know that this takes time, and lots of it, to deal with.  It may seem impossible now, but you can survive this.  Experience talking. "
Mar 29, 2014
Toyanne added a discussion to the group Losing Someone to Cancer
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Losing my love of my life husband to lung cancer

I just lost my Love of my life husband to Lung Cancer yesterday. We found out last Saturday that he had lung cancer and they said that they didn't know what type of lung cancer it was and we had to wait on the test results which to be on Monday. When we got the results on Monday they said that he had 4 months to live and on Thursday the turned around and said that he had a couple of days to live and then yesterday afternoon he passed away. I'm having such a really hard time dealing and coping…See More
Mar 29, 2014
Toyanne commented on Katherine Ellis's group Losing Someone to Cancer
"I just lost my husband of 18 years to lung cancer yesterday I'm having such a hard time coping and handling his death"
Mar 29, 2014
Debra A. Whitemaine replied to Toyanne's discussion The loss of my brother in law in the group Traumatic, Sudden Loss
"Tuyanne, I am so sorry for your loss. Please don't focus on the "everything happens in 3's". Focus on your memories and good times. Take care."
Mar 4, 2013
Stanley Ruiz replied to Toyanne's discussion The loss of my brother in law in the group Traumatic, Sudden Loss
"I know hoe you feel.I ,I lost someone i loved and he was shot in the heart and died in my arms.It is not easy when we lose the people we love.Your brother in law is probably seeing everything you are going through.Be strong for his sake and think…"
Mar 3, 2013
Mark replied to Toyanne's discussion The loss of my brother in law in the group Traumatic, Sudden Loss
"Toyanne,   I am so sorry for your loss. It is understandable how sad it is when you don't get to say goodbye due to a loss so sudden.   To share my experience, my Mom passed like this.  I also did not get to say a goodbye (e.g.…"
Mar 3, 2013

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At 1:45pm on February 6, 2011, steacy del valle said…
im so sorry for ur losses and that poem hit home pretty hard its as if they were coming out of my heart. thats crazy to thing we lost our moms only days from each other my mom died on may 14, 2010 
 
 
 

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Nancy Dynes commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Tanya, I just read your post from yesterday. You are SO right!! I have some clothing of my mom's tucked away that I am keeping. One piece is a shirt she used to wear in the 60's that I remember so clearly from when I was a little girl. I…"
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Nancy Dynes commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"I'm so sorry, Theresa. It's too bad the lot of us don't live nearer together so we could meet and support one another. One thing I've learned through this is that there are people in our lives who can be thoughtless and…"
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Nancy Dynes commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Bluebell, I can relate so well to this. I can't tell you how many times I have said and felt these exact same things. I'd see a recipe that looked good and start to call my mom to tell her about it, I'd create a piece of art but she…"
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BLUEBELL commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"I went out shopping with a friend today. When I saw a pretty wind chime, I found myself thinking "Mom would like that". But there is no more Mom to get presents for. I miss her. I want her back. I wish this was all a very long, horrible…"
5 hours ago
catherine bailey commented on Jodi Denton's group Traumatic loss of an only child
"It really helps to communicate with others who have experienced the same loss, so thanks to all who answered my post.  Lenny, Connie and Kim - we all understand each other.  Today was a better day for me - some days are like that.…"
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Lenny commented on Jodi Denton's group Traumatic loss of an only child
"Dear Connie, Katherine and Kim I fully understand the bereft feelings and I also have been anxious about precious moments of our daughters and where they will end up when we pass. The pain of losing our only child never ends , even when we appear to…"
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Connie K commented on Jodi Denton's group Traumatic loss of an only child
"Dear Catherine I feel the very same way. I have everything form my son's baby things, through elementary and high school. He died at age 17 and never got to even graduate, drive a car by himself, well you know....I have things of mine I wanted…"
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cin po commented on Valentina Jolley's blog post Letter to you; my other half in heaven
"I too have regrets and your post deeply resonated with me. I wish I spent more time with him. I wished I laughed more with him. I wish I talked to him more. It's too late now.  I will never be the same. I am trying to help myself in little…"
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cin po left a comment for Fran
"Hi Fran, I am forced to do all of these things as quick as I can because I have to go back to work soon. I am trying to finish all of the paperwork. I was forced to do things quickly even though I am so emotionally distraught. My world stopped when…"
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cin po commented on cin po's blog post Talking to people about my loss & grief helps me
"Hi Jewels, I am so sad that your husband died a sudden death. My partner and I had a conversation about what's the worst thing that could happen to him. We talked about it for hours and we cried a lot that night. In a way we were saying…"
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kim commented on Jodi Denton's group Traumatic loss of an only child
"Catherine, I to lost my only child my son in 2014. im not doing good, I pray to die everyday. theres no life with out my son for me.  shawn is the love of my life.  my depression is getting worse, my loneliness emptiness.  im so very…"
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Theresa commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Heather, yes I do, I have no one, my husband doesn't even want to hear me talk about it, he ignores me when I do I have not had a dream about her yet To me it seems like everyone thinks I should just move on, but I'm not ready, I have…"
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Heather commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"I do the same thing, at least several times a day. My Mom was a diabetic so I had to take the used testing strips back to the pharmacy the other day. I actually sat In the car hugging it, something of hers that I have to let go of and it made me so…"
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Theresa commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"I just had to say when I get in bed at night I have such a hard time - I cry mostly every night and I remember that every night when i used to talk to my mom on the phone when we were hanging up she would say love you...And I think to myself who…"
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"Thank both of u you made. My day a lot better knowing ur concern is comforting."
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JESSICA left a comment for Jewels
"So very sorry for your loss. Please accept my friendship I will be here for u to listen if not anything else."
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catherine bailey commented on Jodi Denton's group Traumatic loss of an only child
"I lost my only son, aged 28, in November 2014.  On the surface I am doing well, and I am functioning on a day to day basis just fine.  But every day it replays in my mind how the police came to my door to say Scott had 'passed…"
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