grief

loss of a loved one

Paying Homage: Who was he?

I recently took part in a memoir writing course, hoping it would help me write the memoir I’ve been struggling with – about my life with Bob, my husband [...]

I will always miss you

It's been almost four years and my heart still aches. I will always miss you. I am in a different place than I was four years ago, but I will always [...]

May his memory be a blessing

So many days and dates have passed. A year from when I was in the hospital came and went. I meant to acknowledge it and I did, in my head, but not through my [...]

One Day at a Time, Part I

In March I wrote about the fact that I was taking a program - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Depression. This was the second mental health therapy [...]

For a thousand years

I have been at a loss for words for months.  But as I approach the second anniversary of Bob's passing, June 8th, I cry more often, sleep less, feel [...]

Alone and Lonely

The last post I wrote was when I was in crisis. I am through that portion of the journey, with lots of help. I have been in group therapy and continue this [...]

Down the Rabbit Hole: Finding my way out

My first message to friends and family from the hospital October 28, 2014 I have thought about writing but honestly haven't had time and I'm not sure I [...]

Down the Rabbit Hole: In and Out of Sanity

If you feel upset reading this feel free to stop. It is my journey, not yours... Saturday October 18 2014  I had tried it all - psychotherapy, grief [...]

After he was gone: confusion and grief consuming

This week I went to Jewish Yom Kippur services. This is the part of the Jewish High Holidays celebration and this particular day is called the Day of [...]

A belated farewell to Robin Williams – sometimes it feels like it’s about me

Robin William's death was beyond tragic. If I could have been with him I would have told him how I struggled with this myself. I wrote a few blogs about a [...]