My Needs?

I am exhausted.  My pain, my grief, my despair takes so much of me.  Just feeling it is more than I can bear.  But there’s more than just my pain that overwhelms me.  I also watch my husband suffer and try my best to support him, but I can only do so much.  He is…

For Your Own Good

On January 18th, I wrote a post titled, ““This is No Time to be Selfish”.  The post explained that often parents who are grieving the loss of a child feel pressure to be unselfish.  They feel the need to be concerned and try to help with the pain and needs of others, sometimes considering those needs…

This is no time to be selfish.

My husband recently read a book about coping with grief, given to us by my father.  My dad said that it helped him and hoped it could help us in some way.  It was very thoughtful of him. I am not ready to read about other people’s experiences with losing a child.  I barely have…