"Hey, Melissa. Yes. True. Moving home would be comforting, simpler and less expensive lifestyle. I'd be near my sisters whom I adore. But hard to think about living 3,000 miles away from my son who's been my…"
"I don't think I'm an introvert or an extrovert. My family owned a small golf course, clambake/catering business in Upstate New York when I was young. From the time I was tall enough to reach the grill, I was serving hamburgers…"
"NoLongerBergenJC, I really, really, understand and agree with your post about moving. Although moving was forced upon me, I'm realizing the benefits. Quite a coincidence that it happened when I was actually able to deal with it.…"
"I'm sorry, KJPE. At 10 months I was so lost, completely adrift. My heart goes out to you. I also have everything my husband wrote and he wrote a lot. Everything from to-do lists to journals. His writing was distinctive-…"
"Hey Melissa. About moving.
John and I had two places- a funky trailer/mobile home in Santa Cruz and a sweet farmworkers' cottage in Half Moon Bay. I realized some months ago that I had to move from the Half Moon Bay cottage.…"
"I've gained so much weight this past year (year number two). I decided that when I buy cookies, when I just absolutely have to have cookies, I'll eat two or three and when I get home, leave the rest in the car. This sort of…"
"I also have conflicting feelings about before and after. Sometimes I accidentally sign my before-marriage name, because I'm not married anymore, not that person anymore. I always catch myself, quickly realize the error.…"
"I know what you mean, Melissa. Can't get away with the total indulgence in sadness anymore. Almost 20 months now. People are less sympathetic, less patient. Can feel the judgment.
Your son's wedding- of…"
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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