Loss of a Husband

A wife describes her husband’s final days dying of COVID: AfterTalk Weekly 4.6.22

Editor’s Note: we thought our members should read this first-person account of what it is like to be a spouse to a COVID victim during the disease’s final stages. We’ve altered a few facts to protect the anonymity of the author. We don’t agree with the author’s assertions that hospitals profit from treating extreme COVID …

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A Monarch’s Grief: Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas Message

Editors Note: Many extraordinary people passed in the last year, but few who have been as prominent in public life for so long as Prince Philip. We chose to feature Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas Speech for her heartfelt expressions of grief at the loss of a husband of 73 years against the backdrop of a pandemic …

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MY FIVE YEAR JOURNEY … RECOVERED AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly 8.11.21

Editor’s Note: Five years ago Peggy Amler began a series of posts and poems about the loss of her husband, David. She recently sent me this one that benchmarks her five year journey. I’ve followed it with her first post, “Wasn’t It Just Yesterday?” This is a link to all her publications in AfterTalk: https://blog.aftertalk.com/page/3/?s=amler …

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