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Letting go of my home was harder than I thought it would be.

If You Can’t Stand To Look At The Empty Chair – Sit In It

loss of a loved one

When you gather a group of people who have lost a loved one, one topic that inevitably comes up is what to do with the “stuff".

A Swallow-tail Butterfly Took to the Air...

A Swallow-tail Butterfly Took to the Air…

 

The Season Has Ended (The Dream)

The season has ended. Blossoms of purples and whites fill my sight. I pass through the fields of heather and look beyond the sea. A peacefulness settles in the misty dew surrounding my body and filling my senses. I am with someone. A beautiful feeling of pure and abundant love emanates sparkles of light that reach deep within my soul. It is my son. He reaches for my hand and helps me up.

Feeling It

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emotions are meant to be felt.
so why is it so hard to feel them?
why is my first reaction always: "find a way to shut them up."
even happiness is difficult for me.
I realize I'm feeling happy and *boom,* I'm doing something that will surely push that happiness away
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who really wants to grieve?

Finding Comfort in a Pillow

July 17th and I’m standing in a room where exactly 2 weeks ago, my fiancé, Chase, had opened his beautiful

Becoming me . Again.

My husband left this world on September 25, 2012. This was the last day of my life. For the past 3 years I have struggled daily with memories, guilt, remorse, anger, confusion and loneliness. Finally, I have been able to let go of MOST of these feelings. I was the best I could have been at that time with what I knew and had.

Torn

Since you've been gone

I keep thinking you're coming back.

I waited, day and night

But you never came.

Now...I am so torn...

Yes, I do still talk to my Husband

Yes, I DO still talk to my husband

The Memories that make a house a home

I still remember the day we moved into this home I have come to cherish. I was 23 and Keith was 11 months old. My first house.....so adorable on this lovely street with its fenced in yard. Quickly turning the back bedroom into a Sesame Street themed boy's dream....we began our life here.

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