Category Archives: Grief

No Joking Matter

I just noticed a Facebook friend – someone I know in real life, who is a kind, compassionate, caring person – who was complaining about a number of legitimately painful bodily aches and insults. But this person had to end … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary – I Love You

Today is our 10th wedding anniversary.  I have to celebrate it alone, though. My great big strong brilliant talented wonderful husband killed himself almost two years ago. So instead of laughing and loving and toasting more years to come, I … Continue reading

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Support Groups

Grief Support Group Tuesday evenings. Suicidal Thoughts Support Group Saturday evenings. Both groups are free, although any amount of donation would be greatly appreciated, to help keep the groups going. FMI:  Call or text Linda at 207.740.2247. *** In memory … Continue reading

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Packing His Clothing….

My husband suicided 22 months ago. Today I packed his clothing that was still hanging in our walk-in closet…. sobbing the whole time, even though the clothing was all being placed carefully into plastic drawers and would stay in that … Continue reading

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On-Line Auction to Benefit The Grief Warrior Project

As some who follow this blog are aware, John and I started an antiques business (Heritage Collectibles) a couple of years before he died.  He loved the business, especially the used & vintage bookstore section that was his baby, and … Continue reading

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What Do I Do With His Shoes?

Last year I didn’t bother putting in my air conditioners… there were only a few days that were hot enough that it bothered me – and I really don’t like the heat.  The cool weather is one reason I love … Continue reading

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A Well-Cultivated Facade

Everyone who worked with John at his job thought he was the best. Happy, hard-working, a practical joker, solid and consistent. They had no clue that he was fighting constant pain, and demons that were worse than even I knew … Continue reading

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