Take care of the one he/she loved: A Widow’s cautionary tale of the impact of grief on health: AKA: Strokes suck. By Louise McOrmond-Plummer In March 2019, my son was concerned that the left side of my face had drooped, and drove me to hospital, where CT scans revealed that I’d had an ischemic stroke.
Grieving during a Pandemic Editor: A neighbor and friend passed yesterday after a long illness not related to Covid-19. Our entire community will miss Bill. As I called his life partner, I thought about funeral arrangements. We are all in Rockland County, NY where the local and state authorities have acted decisively and banned public
Grief Poem 124: It Would Have Been Enough by R.L. Nona If we had been given one more year to watch the sun set on the far mountains, float on our backs in salt ponds shaded by ancient willows that protest the weight of their leaves, and hold each other close as the seasons
It’s complicated – why some grief takes much longer to heal by Marie Lundorff is a PhD student in the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences at Aarhus University in Denmark It’s a tragic fact of life that most of us will experience the loss of a loved one. Approximately 50 to 55 million people
Widowhood Broken, shattered, pieces of our lives lie. When you unexpectedly was called to die. Where do I get the strength? Where do I get the will to put together what has left me a Widow. All alone So Lonely I’m in a class of Widowhood. Words, expressions, sentiments contain only a fragment of my