"I so enjoy reading all the '20 Questions' posts. Reminds me of an exercise we were asked to do in a grief group I was in. Had to do with who we were/are before/after. These questions are much easier. Thank you!"
"Tess, yes remembering to be grateful. I don't do it very often. But when I head to the hospital and see bald, emaciated children, hear about women who have to work every day during chemotherapy, I am humbled. I am very…"
"I was surprised by how deeply and darkly I was affected by my dog's death. Watching her decline, deciding when to let go. Wondering what I could have done differently, if I'd shown my love and appreciation enough.…"
"I'm so sorry, Mary. I've lost a number of dogs. One survived a house fire, but was so brain damaged I had to put her down. Two others cancer. And another died suddenly, the vet thought a burst aneurism. I…"
"Thanks for posting, Barzan. I've been missing our little circle. Thanks for keeping in touch. Chemo sucks but I'm fine. Many dreams lately where John and I are very happy. Hope the absence of posts means that…"
"sadderbytheday, yes. I think about chemotherapy, etc & side effects and I become completely immobile. Sad, angry, missing John more. Trying instead to think about when it will be over and done and what a relief that will be.…"
"Thank you for the sweet story, laurajay. Roses. John and I lived in San Francisco. Golden Gate Park has the most beautiful Rose Garden. And on the days that John left early for work, he would bicycle into the rose garden,…"
"I'm so sorry, Mary. My husband's death was also unexpected. I don't remember how many days he was in the hospital, but I was not happy with his care. And KJPE, yes the malaise. I've taken a leave of…"
"Ultra2015, Almost 26 months for me. I stopped thinking I have to call him. But there are other things. Startled and saddened at times remembering he's gone. I can go through the motions. Work, seeing friends,…"
"Thanks, Lissa. Googled Kathryn Lodato and she seems like exactly what I need. The drive time on a regular basis would be hard right now. But I will contact her and ask if she has a San Francisco recommendation. Her bio…"
Dear Shelley, I want to offer my thoughts to you on this terrible anniversary. It is as if one crippled wants to offer support to the other. I hope you can take good care of yourself today. A lot of hugs
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