Tag Archives: Loneliness


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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Oh No….

Again, a suicide. I only slightly know one of the family members but it is so similar to what I lived through two years ago, that all of the gamut of emotions came flooding back…. fear, hope, terror, more hope, … Continue reading

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  Earlier this morning I noticed that someone had posted on a flea market group I run on Facebook that she had a psychiatrist who was recommending she get additional supports.  She stated she was a single mother without a … Continue reading

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My Responses to a Simplistic Blog on Anxiety Reduction…

https://hackspirit.com/mindfulness-expert-reveals-10-ways-calm-anxiety-strikes/ I recently read a blog (the URL above) that basically says take a deep breath and your anxiety will go bye-bye. Yuh… not happening. Those of us – including my late husband – who live with anxiety are well … Continue reading

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I Am the Storm

Fate whispers to the warrior, “You cannot withstand the storm”. The warrior whispers back, “I am the storm”. My Johnny fought the battle for a very long time, but even the strongest, bravest warrior tires.  Now I am fighting the … Continue reading

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You Have to Get Through It…

  You have to get through it, knowing that you will never get over it. *************************************** In memory of my beloved husband John Kelly Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016. My Johnny was a true warrior, fighting demons … Continue reading

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