Category Archives: Suicide

Planning Meeting for Suicide Prevention Drop-In Center, Nov 5

A reminder that a planning meeting to develop a suicide prevention drop-in center is scheduled for tomorrow (Monday, November 5) from 5:30-7:30 at Heritage Collectibles, where The Grief Warrior Project support group meets. Enter 9 Park Street, Lewiston into your … Continue reading

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Yes, I’d Do It Again

I just read the saddest but one of the most beautiful expressions of love I’ve ever seen.  I don’t have permission to post it here so will offer a quick summary: At barely 21 years old, this young soul’s husband … Continue reading

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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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She Said, “I Wish I Had Died First…”

From Gavin DeGraw, Soldier.   You can find it on YouTube here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfHUBcevBn0 “Soldier” La da da da da da, la da da da da [x2] Where did all the people go? They got scared when the lights went low. I’ll get you … 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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