Tag Archives: loss of a husband

The impact of grief on health: A Widow’s cautionary tale

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.

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Widowhood: AfterTalk Weekly 3.5.20

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

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That Last Day: AfterTalk Inspirational: 5.2.19

    That Last Day by Leah Cumberworth It’s been over a year since Jim died. But I still can’t “get over” that last day. I am almost obsessed with that day, going over and over the events, and feeling my heart break over and over again. For about five years, we had been dealing

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A Letter to My Husband on the First Anniversary of Your Death

A Letter to My Husband on the First Anniversary of Your Death By Leah Cumberworth In a few days, it will be a year since you died. In one way, it seems like it was just yesterday. In another way, it seems like its been many years since I touched you and saw your handsome face.

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“How do I live without…” AfterTalk Inspirational 1.24.19

by Louise McOrmond-Plummer The crie de coeur of most people when a loved one dies, seems to be “How do I live without him/her”? There’s no doubting that this is one of the most daunting aspects of grief and loss. People are being asked to do what may have been completely unimaginable to them. Certainly it felt

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