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Grief Quote- Earl Grollman

Grief is not a disorder, a disease or a sign of weakness. It is an emotional, physical and spiritual necessity, the price you pay for love. The only cure for grief is to grieve. – Earl Grollman I stumbled across … Continue reading

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My child’s first label

I’ve been urged to look into the public school’s Pre-K program for Nathaniel.  It’s free.  It has bus service and Kindergarten isn’t what it used to be.  Now kids pretty much need to know their numbers and alphabet and be … Continue reading

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Turning 35

On Monday, I turned 35.  To some it’s the beginning of the backside of 30. To me it holds a different meaning. You know how you always think of your age to your relation of your significant other.  John was … Continue reading

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Unique and Devastating Loss by Fred Marotto

I came across a piece of writing that so eloquently sums so much of what I’m going through.  Fred, thanks for giving me permission to share. Unique and Devastating Loss by Fred Marotto With the death of our spouse (which … Continue reading

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Fears

It’s funny how your fears change.  When John first got his cancer diagnosis, my worst fear was losing him.  Well, my worst fear happened. I used to be afraid of dying.  The day I held John’s hand as he died, … Continue reading

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Heading to Philly today…

My calendar was freed up a few weeks ago.  So, I inquired about the Melanoma Messengers Training through Melanoma Research Foundation.  They still had some openings, so I signed up and asked my father to attend with me.  I really … Continue reading

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First without

As time goes on I know that I’ll have lots of new ‘first withouts’ in my life… today and yesterday consisted of the first viewing and first funeral without John. Larry McMichael was killed in a car accident Monday.  Part … Continue reading

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