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crissywAugust 21, 2004

this seems like a great outlet for many, so I thought I'd try it out. I've never been one for forums of any kind, but I'm hoping this will be therapeutic. After reading many of the postings, I realize how fortunate I am to not have suffered losses like some here have, such as children and spouses. Although my grief feels pretty deep, you expect at some point to grieve for a parent. I'll look forward to more interaction here.

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lulie___wayne

Crissy, welcome to the forum. I too, am grieving for a parent. Grief for a parent, I think, is one of the worst.
Gosh, we had them around for all of our lives and now they are gone from our sight. It's not one that we can shake off easily.
Did you lose your mom or dad? I'm so very sorry.
I just lost Mom on June 3. She had been sick with Alzheimer's and it was a gradual loss over a period of time since Mom was not completely Mom for quite some time.
Thankfully, she never forgot those who were closest to her and she never got bedridden.
I miss her a lot, but I know that I will see she and my baby girl (19) again.
Feel free to tell us all about your loss. Believe me, any feelings that you have are not foreign to us.
Lu

Here is a link that might be useful: Christin Cosby Memorial Web Site

    Bookmark   August 21, 2004 at 10:43AM
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terrizx

chrissy...i am so sorry for the loss of your parent...i am blessed to still have both of mine living and dread the day i will not have them anymore...i lost my 22 year old daughter ...but i am quite sure that your grief hurts as badly as the rest of us who have lost children and siblings and spouses..i hope you find comfort here with us...like lu said...your comments and feelings will be totally understood in this group..so let us help you ...

    Bookmark   August 21, 2004 at 1:34PM
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