Tag Archives: Suicide

I Can’t Sleep Because I’m Angry

[Note: I wrote this last night; finally the exhaustion from all the emotions kicked in and I was able to get about 7 hours of sleep.] Once again I find it impossible to sleep despite being bone-tired. Although generally I … Continue reading

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Wall of Art – Supporting The Grief Warrior Project

Since my husband died, the vintage & antiques business we had started has funneled all profits (after expenses) into The Grief Warrior Project, to help me help others facing the same devastation I did after John’s death. Although I eventually … Continue reading

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Coping with Suicide – Individual & Group Sessions

The Grief Warrior Project is now offering individual support sessions on Wednesday mornings and Thursday late afternoons with a mental health professional who has lived the experience of the devastating loss of her husband to suicide. Individual sessions are available … Continue reading

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Executive Dysfunction and The “Impossible Task”

There’s an idea called the “Impossible Task” that’s gone viral in the past year or so.  Coined by M. Molly Backes, the Impossible Task is the inability to manage a very simple, every day function that would not be a … Continue reading

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Almost Three Years…

Well, strictly speaking, I’m “cured” of the bout of pneumonia that knocked me off my feet and significantly limited my ability to work for nearly two weeks. I could whine about the on-going cough and exhaustion, but everyone else is … Continue reading

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A Plea… Posted to My Facebook Timeline on August 30, 2019

A plea… My Johnny was brilliant, talented, funny and larger than life. He was also deeply flawed and silently battled hideous demons he could not talk about, and which left him with a sense of shame that he couldn’t shake … Continue reading

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Thoughts from September 2nd, 2019

My house smells like incense and a fresh pot of coffee. The sound of rain is soothing and everything is a brilliant green. The pups are sleeping on the chairs near me, and I’ve gotten several projects out of the … Continue reading

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Fee-for-Service Grief Supports Via Telephone To Begin September 23

Beginning September 23 at 4:00 am EST – YES, 4:00 in the morning! – The Grief Warrior Project will offer fee-for-service telephone supports for people coping with the complicated grief that comes with the suicide of a loved one. The … Continue reading

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Passing On The Pain – Please Don’t Say This!

A wonderful friend posted this meme on his page.  He wanted to be helpful to anyone going through suicidal thoughts, but after my comment below, private messaged me, stating he was very sorry if he had offended because of my … Continue reading

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My Responses to a Simplistic Blog on Anxiety Reduction…

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 10 Ways to Calm Down When 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 – … Continue reading

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