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I finally got insurance and I am seriously looking into finding a good grief counselor. I really would like someone who specializes with grief. I'm going to keep this super simple and just ask if…Continue
My husband, Spencer, was receiving SSI when he died... That was our only source of income as I was a full time student. We were on a very tight budget and had very little wiggle room. I babysat twice…Continue
This is something I wrote on my blog yesterday, and I thought that I'd share here as I'm sure many of you can relate. Just wanted to open up discussion or thought maybe it would help others get their thoughts together around this.
For the first time today in over a month I sat down and looked through pictures of Spencer and I. During the holiday season, my birthday, and the anniversary of his death I completely shut off all of my grieving emotions. Dealing…Continue
something I wrote to Spence tonight, thought I'd share:
One thing I wish that I would have been more in tune with when you were alive is what YOU wanted to go and do. If I regret one thing, it is that I never jumped up and got excited about the things that you expressed you wanted to do, or would enjoy doing if we were given the chance.
For example, two things that pop into my head, going to yard sales…
I was feeling down and out a couple of weeks ago and just truly heart broken all over again and so I sat down and wrote. I was so happy for a friend of mine who just got a double lung and liver transplant, yet I was feeling really sad that my husband didn't get the chance. This is what resulted... I know that I can add so much to it... but I thought I post it as a blog just to record it and be able to look back on it for the book that I want to write.
Just some thoughts and maybe I could get some input from the community...
I have been considering this for a couple of months, but never knew if I wanted to go through with it. But have any of you gotten, or considered getting, your husbands medical records?
Part of me wants to see Spencer's med records the last 3 months he was alive. For those who don't know, Spencer had cystic fibrosis and was in ICU those three months. Part of me wonders if it would allow…Continue