Category Archives: Grief

Support Group Meeting Space – It’s Looking Great!

Good morning! Those who have been following my blogs here, on Facebook and on MeetUp know that the past few months have been tough for me… not only am I dealing with the tragedy of my husband’s suicide last year, … Continue reading

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Kicking Down the Door

I tried both the kicking the door down and picking the lock on that horrid door. But the demons had had their nightmare grip for too long.    I am so sorry.  ***************************** For more information about The Grief Warrior … Continue reading

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His Belongings Still Belong

It’s been 9 1/2 months and I haven’t moved John’s clothing from our closet, his winter jackets from the mudroom, his LL Bean hiking vest with all its pockets from the sofa in the sun room where he left it, … Continue reading

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I Didn’t See It Happening…

With the antiques shop & used book store John and I started and that I’m now running on my own, my social work job, my volunteer activities – and my frequent grief-stricken meltdowns – I don’t do much that’s particularly … Continue reading

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Eight Months – And No, I’m Not “Over” Him Yet

You’ve been gone almost 8 months.  Much of the time I can pretend that you’re away, or at work or something, and not think about what really happened.  That way I can block the pain. But too often, and usually … Continue reading

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The Slam of the Day Does Not Define You

It’s been one of those days… Aside from the usual day to day stuff that can put one in an irritable mood if one lets it (cold drizzly rain, too much to do, not having the correct paperwork with you … Continue reading

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He Died of Depression

I’ve been commenting on a Facebook thread in which the original poster wrote: The quickest and easiest way for [me] to start a flame war in the comments section? By writing down [my] real opinion about the use of “medication” … Continue reading

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