Tag Archives: overcoming grief

The Reason for Pain

Decades ago when I was in my early 20s my ex-husband – not my soul-mate husband who died recently,  but a good and brilliant man nonetheless – gave me this answer in response to my demand to understand “why animals … Continue reading

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Warrior Project – Initial Planning Meeting

For those interested in helping with The Warrior Project, I’d like to pull together a meeting this week if possible. We’ll meet in the space I’m setting up for this program, at 189 Main Street in Lewiston (for now, enter … Continue reading

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He Did Not Ask My Permission

Someone just posted the following on one of the suicide loss groups on Facebook: “We need to find a way for it to be ok when a person feels they have to ‘opt out’ of their life. We need to … Continue reading

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Does It Hurt When Friends Call to Check In?

Just got a call from a friend who wanted to check in. She said that lots of our mutual friends are thinking of me, but are afraid to call or check in themselves, because they don’t want to upset me, … Continue reading

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I Will Not Be Silent

The Warrior Project will be a warm, welcoming drop-in center for those living with extreme emotional and/or physical pain coupled with hopelessness, and a resource for families and friends fearing for the life of, or grieving the loss of, the … Continue reading

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My Daily Grief

As much as I love(d) my husband, I have no desire to feel the kind of pain I’m in for the rest of my life.  I LOVE(D) that man.  Ask anyone who knew me.  It was always about John.  (Or … Continue reading

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