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I hate that there is no one left in my world who knows when I am really ok or not, that there's no one that I am comfortable sharing absolutely everything with, and so few that I can be honest with about what is inside. Logically, I know I'm not completely alone. I know I'm loved and cared for. Today, right now, it just isn't enough.
I find myself thinking 'I miss X most' so very often, about different things. His laugh, his voice, his kiss, his support, leaning on him in a crisis, coming home (or waking) to a cup of tea waiting for me, and oh so many other things. Today, what I miss more than anything is touch - his touch specifically, of course, but also just touches in general.
I went from a life where I got hugged and kissed every morning, evening and night, where we held hands when we went to…Continue
I just sent in the request to be taken off my husband's insurance, which I had been allowed to keep (paying for it, of course). It's gotten to the point where I simply can't afford to keep paying for it, not when i can get my own insurance for SO much less through my own job, and better insurance at that.
The insurance, however, is my last tie to my husband. The last thing he had in place to take care of me. Because I lost him in a fire, I lost just about everything I had of his. …Continue
It seems like life without Greg just gets worse and worse. I haven't felt able to reach out, to lean on anyone since August, but I thought if life just didn't get any worse, eventually I'd learn to cope with just me. Then came our wedding anniversary in September, and his (deceased) father's birthday (I adored Dad McM), and Greg's birthday in October. Now Thanksgiving and Christmas are looming. Someone (either my son or my daughter's fiancee) stole money from her. My son has confessed to…Continue