Everyone at this site have experienced bone-crushing knock-off-your-feet-and-decide-if-you-can-go-on type of loss of a loved one. If we are lucky, we learn how to navigate it and live with the grief monster. Some days are pretty good, some days pretty crappy. If we get really luck, we find true love again.
Eventually, we meet face to face with the grief monster by another big loss that kicks you to the ground. I didn't quite see it coming but the end was similar to my late…Continue
As my wife's health was detoriating due to her cancer spreading throughout her body and I started trying to prepare for my upcoming journey into grief-land, I came across the fact that one of the things that you will forget the quickest is the sound of your spouse's voice. I never recorded her voice and she didn't have a voice mail recording on her cell phone. This was one my biggest regrets since I knew about this but I just thought we had so much more time left…Continue
Exactly one month has passed since you lost consciousness in my arms never to wake up again before you passed the same evening in the hospital. We knew the lung cancer would eventually claim you unless we were granted a miracle which we were still hoping and praying for. I remember it like it was yesterday how I had to help you to the restroom and back to the bed and how you slowly were fading. I kept asking loudly "Can I please call an ambulance, sweetie!!" but you kept saying you were…Continue