"In January 2000 my father had a "brain bleed", eventually diagnosed from brain tumors working their way around blood vessels. No previous hints of anything being wrong. He was well into his 80's and still been chopping wood that fall…"
"I hear you! As the days turn into weeks and months and eventually years you'll probably notice people have even less "sympathy" for your situation. It really does boil down to: if you haven't gone thru it you just don't…"
Since I lost my wife to Bowel cancer in 2014 after 22 years of marriage, and while out walking "our" little Yorkie, I have met so many people, men and women, who have, and are suffering grief from the loss of their husband or…"
"I understand why group counseling does not work for me. I soak up sorrow from the other people. I knew right away groups of grieving people would further drain me. I am an empath. I soak up what people around me are feeling. This website…"
"Ps to Lisa: feel no guilt in doing what you need to do. I feel the same way about celebrating, and you have every right in the world to do what feels right for you. In my heart i feel peace will come to us all someday and we will feel like…"
"Thank you all so much for responding. It is so nice to hear the ways in which you all are trying to cope in your own ways. I understand how tough it is and I wish you all some solace and peace in knowing how much you were cherished and loved. This…"
"Everyone tells me...you are only human. We kept him home on hospice but he didn't want anyone doing anything but me, and it was hard. I know he wasn't himself, but I'm 130 lbs and he was over 200 and trying to move him or roll him…"
"Fran, I'm sorry for your loss. Thank you for the advise. I have to be fair to my family and friends, they have been there for me, I just can't seem to be honest when people ask me how i am. I remember how Steve lived his…"
"Yes!!! My sister had brain metastasis at the end of 5 years of cancer. I cared for her for five years, and at the end she was a handful. She seemd angry at me, always yelling at me and mad at me. It was so unlike her. I was so stressed and I felt…"
"I wish I could say something truly comforting, or offer some way to make you feel safe. I don't understand this world at all, it makes no sense sometimes. The meaning of life is supposed to be love, and yet that is the one thing that can hurt…"
"I lost my 19 year old daughter April 2nd 2016.. 32 days to be exact.. She crossed the center line for no obvious reason and rolled her car over in a water filled ditch..She couldn't get out of her seat belt. I need help.. I'm not coping…"
I think so.....my dad died 4 months ago and I am feeling guilty like their was something more I could have done....He had prostrate cancer stage 4 that spread to the bones.....he seemed to be doing well but the dr changed his…"
I lost my husband over a year ago to brain tumors. He had been I'll for close to two years with other health issues and I had been caring for him. I took him to the hospital after I thought he had a stroke only to find out he had tumors growing in his brain for over a year, no one ever knew. He died 20 days after they found the tumors. He suffered so much and I was so sleep deprived and stressed. He got real mean and it was harder to care for him towards the end. When he passed it was almost a…See More