I’m totally amazed and touched by the outpouring I’ve received from my last post Back With a Vengeance. In addition to the comments posted on this blog, and new followers, I’ve had many posts of support on Facebook, phone calls, private messenger messages, text messages and the list goes on. What amazes me most is […]
I haven’t been sure what’s been happening to me. I wake up sad. I cry a lot. I sleep a lot. I don’t eat so much. I can’t write. This has been going on for a while, but we can never see when we’re “in the weeds” as my sister always reminds me. Is it depression again? I’ve had […]
Sometimes on our journey we meet people who are also grieving. They inadvertently hurt us with their grief. I know I am stronger because I don’t blame myself, but it hurts. I can’t help you if you don’t want to be helped and you can’t blame me for how you feel. We are at […]
I’ve been writing blogs about my journey for a website called Headspace. Right now I have blogs two posted: Till Death Do Us Part: Living the Vows of Marriage and Life After Death: Death, Grief, Mindfulness and Meditation. Two more are slated for publication in November and December, and I’ve been commissioned to write another two. They’re all […]
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 program I’ve taken since I was released from the hospital. It has been a challenge, to say the least. I’ve been writing about metamorphosis lately and that’s where […]
It started out as a thought Please take care of the cats. It was a mantra that filled my mind, fueled by lack of food and a glass or two of wine. I had been hitting a brick wall for two weeks, trying to analyze my newest grief valley; or at least that’s what I thought it was.
I will smile and some days I will feel happiness, but nothing is the same, or will ever be the same. There is a huge gaping hole in my heart, but I’m the only one who can feel it. I didn’t sign up for this, but this is my new reality…