Author Archives: lindasnyder

Fee-for-Service Grief Supports Via Telephone To Begin September 23

Beginning September 23 at 4:00 am EST – YES, 4:00 in the morning! – The Grief Warrior Project will offer fee-for-service telephone supports for people coping with the complicated grief that comes with the suicide of a loved one. The … Continue reading

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Passing On The Pain – Please Don’t Say This!

A wonderful friend posted this meme on his page.  He wanted to be helpful to anyone going through suicidal thoughts, but after my comment below, private messaged me, stating he was very sorry if he had offended because of my … Continue reading

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One of the Most Dangerous Memes I’ve Seen

The meme and comments below came from a Facebook group that’s supposedly for enlightened people.  The meme itself made me want to scream.  Some of the comments were completely ignorant. XXXXXXXX  This is on point. People seem to forget you’re … Continue reading

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I’m Different Now

I don’t really agree with this.  For me, it’s not really about recovering the “me” that was lost.  That person is gone forever, with only parts of who I was left. You’re different afterwards. You just aren’t the same anymore. … Continue reading

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Bacon Bits

Slowly, I’m beginning to make changes at home. A few minutes ago I threw out three of those little jars of bacon bits that John used to love so much on his salads and baked potatoes. He died almost two … Continue reading

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Courage

Yes, courage. Not the courage that it takes to get up every morning and keep moving despite the pain. But the courage to stop wishing to return to a life that will never again be. Tough shit, this. But since … Continue reading

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Accepting That Grief Is Now Part of Me

Just got a message from someone who had connected with me a few months ago because of a person close to her who had suicided. The grief had hit her all over again, but her friends and family members seemed … Continue reading

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