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Support Groups Resuming!

Life was been wicked busy lately, even as I’ve struggled to find purpose in it all. But I’ve had a few surprising breakthroughs and “aha!” experiences, and John has continued to be with me every step of the way – … 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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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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Profits to Benefit The Grief Warrior Project

  As some may know, Johnny and I owned an antiques shop called Heritage Collectibles (https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com). We also had a small used book store called Heritage Books, Maps & Ephemera, that John had spent many happy hours pulling together, completing it … Continue reading

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Scammers Preying on Widows

It never fails to amaze me how so many women (and some men) fall for scammers.  Whether it’s an elderly person who gets a call from an unknown person saying his grandson is in jail and needs bail money (sometimes … Continue reading

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What It’s Like to Grieve

  I found this on a grief support group.  The person who posted it said she didn’t remember who the author was or where it came from. Although it was written by a woman who lost her husband, almost everything … Continue reading

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Managing Anger So It Doesn’t Manage You

Too often grief manifests as anger toward the deceased. I haven’t really been angry at John for leaving me or for some of the shitty things he did while alive, because I understand why he did what he did. Every … Continue reading

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Support Group Meeting Space – It’s Looking Great!

Good morning! Those who have been following my blogs here, on Facebook and on MeetUp know that the past few months have been tough for me… not only am I dealing with the tragedy of my husband’s suicide last year, … Continue reading

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Kicking Down the Door

I tried both the kicking the door down and picking the lock on that horrid door. But the demons had had their nightmare grip for too long.    I am so sorry.  ***************************** For more information about The Grief Warrior … Continue reading

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