Why I started this blog

Many years ago when I was around 12, I got a diary with a lock on it. And even though it had a lock on it, I feared that it would be broken into. Within a week my brother did just that. From then on, I didn’t write anything “real” in that diary. I was too afraid to expose my inner most thoughts.

Decades later, when I lost my son Charles to suicide, no one asked me about my son, as if I erased him from my family tree. Not only was I hurting, I was angry.

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Relive the love – #griefheart 67

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When you lose someone you love to suicide, you want a replay, to go back and try again. Just one more chance. Just one more hug. Your heart replays the scenarios over and over until it hurts. As time goes on, you forgive yourself more but sometimes relapse to the replay.

Life has no reverse or replay button. So hard to accept.

What is the #griefheart project?

I explain my #griefheart project here.

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You can now choose daily or weekly updates to auto emails

Existing members of the blog subscribe email list can change their email preferences from daily to weekly. Just find the gray bar in your email and choose weekly.

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