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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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Memorial Day 2018

It’s been an emotional day. Worrying about family members, especially those I don’t see as often as I should and who are growing old far too quickly; anxious for friends who are battling serious illnesses or grieving lost ones.  Concerned … Continue reading

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Crisis / Suicide Hotline Numbers

1-800-273-8255 – Suicide Hotline 877-226-3111 – Addiction Hotline 844-228-2962 – Eating Disorder Hotline 877-455-0628 – Self Harm Hotline 888-640-5174 – Depression Hotline 310-855-HOPE or 800-TLC-TEEN (nationwide toll-free) from 6pm to 10pm PST, for teens. 877-565-8860 – TransHotline Please repost this … Continue reading

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Be You, Bravely

Be you, bravely. *** In memory of my beloved husband John Kelly Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016. My Johnny was a true warrior, fighting demons no one else could see.  I thought he was the strongest man … Continue reading

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Follow Up to “Go Out Kicking Ass”

My latest blog, “Go Out Kicking Ass” has generated a lot of comments and private messages, ranging from “You go, girl” to “I wish I knew how to get through this myself”. Here are some additional thoughts: I’ve been trying … Continue reading

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Go Out Kicking Ass

On Saturday April 21st, 2018 at about 5:30 pm, my husband will have been dead for 18 months.  Meaning he killed himself on October 21st, 2016. The past year and a half have been nightmarish for me.  I won’t go … Continue reading

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