Tag Archives: loss

Changing the Facebook page…

I’m so encouraged by the response I received from my most recent post.  Sooooo many emails and a couple of public responses.  I thank all of you for your kind words.  It meant a lot to me to hear, not … Continue reading

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A personally tough winter…

This past winter has been one of the toughest for me personally for a couple of reasons. One is health related and one is house related.  I’ll start with the latter… In December of last year, we had a flood … Continue reading

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Do You…

The attached photo was taken over the summer on a rainy, chilly day.  It was just so cozy and something compelled me to take the picture.  You may notice the Christmas lights I still have hanging.  When the Christmas season … Continue reading

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Raw, authentic and beautifully written article….

Warning:  Adult language. Here’s a quote from the article.  Please take the time to read the whole thing.  Incredible description of real grief. “Hitting the ground is a repeated theme of the grieving process. On the whole, it’s choppy and … Continue reading

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I remember…

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Are you a living legacy?

My husband came home from his weekend with his parents carrying a couple of boxes and a small bag of treasures.  My in-laws have apparently been cleaning things out and we are happily the recipients of their finds.  In one … Continue reading

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Coping with Terminal Illness…Part 1

You’ve been through the treatments, the days, weeks, months, years of uncertainty, tests, consultations, hospitalizations, surgeries…and your doctor walks into the room and says “I’m sorry. There’s nothing more we can do for you.” The floor drops out of the … Continue reading

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