Thanks to you Wanda for sharing this painful part of your life with us.
I found it loving, comforting, Helpful and Courageous.
It’s been 15 months and 21 days since my husband passed away.
Some of us like to think that after a year, the grieving is done.
Well, I’m here to tell you that it isn’t.
I’m better, no doubt. I’ve come a long way since those painful days right after he passed. I was in the proverbial ‘shock’ phase. I knew it. I’m a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and had worked at Hospice with teens who had lost a loved one for 10 years. I knew the stages.
But, what I didn’t know was that shock would feel an awful lot like sadness. I was sad. I cried and wailed. I was sad. But, somehow, even in that sadness, there was shock hovering around my heart so I didn’t feel the overwhelming intensity of ALL of the pain.
That would come later.
I had several months at home because I…
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