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Jlsrdh's Blog (4)

I MISS... YOU'RE SMILING FACE

I MISS...  THE SOUND OF YOU WALKING AROUND IN THE HOUSE

I MISS...  THE CLOTHES YOU ALWAYS LEFT ON THE CLOSET FLOOR

I MISS...  YOU TOUCHING ME WITH YOUR FOOT IN BED

I MISS...  BEING ABLE TO TALK TO YOU

I MISS...  YOU'RE SMILING FACE

I MISS...  US SITTING WATCHING TV TOGETHER

I MISS...  YOUR BOISTEROUS LAUGH

I MISS...  YOUR TOUCH

I MISS...  THE…

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Added by jlsrdh on April 25, 2019 at 11:06am — 2 Comments

Reflection

The death of Tom has left me with profound sadness

39 years was just not enough time together

In the beginning I was just trying to survive his death

How do I move on/or through this terrible emotion: grief

Will I ever feel normal again

Time does not heal all wounds, but I will strive to come out the other side of grief

The sadness and despair will soften and fade with work and time

The grief of his death will always be mine to carry, but I…

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Added by jlsrdh on March 5, 2019 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Oh what a year can change

today is Halloween. I year ago today I retired. Who knew that 10 months later I my husband would die and in an instant I became a widow. We had so many future retirement plans. All gone in that moment with his death. No warning. Heart arrack. Now, so many changes. It’s not like I have a choice. My best friend, and partner of 38 years is gone. Tom was so handy, as a child if he could not figure out how something worked he took it apart. He could fix anything. I was the helper and cleanup…

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Added by jlsrdh on October 31, 2018 at 2:52pm — 3 Comments

2 months

yesterday was October 20 which is 2 months since my husband Tom suffered a heart attack and died. So last night was one of those nights where I hardly slept. Remembered how I found him on the floor, blue face eyes open with purples fixed and dialiated. I did CPR, until  the police and paramedics arrived. They did everything possible in the house and at the hospital, but to no avail. My grief counselor says not to watch to much tv.  It’s noise in a to quiet house. It’s something that helps…

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Added by jlsrdh on October 21, 2018 at 2:58pm — 8 Comments

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