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A article I found
Bholmes
Posted: Monday, February 15, 2021 1:03 PM
Joined: 2/24/2020
Posts: 159


I am feeling low today. I am trying to make sense of my life instead of doing the work they pay me to do. So I was Internet surfing and came across this well written article on a person who lost his wife to the insidious disease of Alzheimer's.

As he tries to say -.. "an attempt to capture grief in to words."

https://www.coloradoindependent.com/2019/12/02/littwin-susie-wife-alzheimers-memorial/

On a personal note---I so hate this disease as it hurt me and robbed me, but so may other people also. As this forum provides a place to vent - I vent.

My wife was for me "meaning", I cared for her, fed her, clothed her, loved her and cried as each step descended - I  think too much it seems, but that is all I have of her is our time time together, 8 years as a caregiver and before when the disease had not touched her beautiful laugh. I am just trying to make sense of my life, but so far it is alluding me.

 


RetiredGopher2010
Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 9:37 AM
Joined: 6/28/2014
Posts: 11


This is the place to vent - we hear you. We understand and share what you're feeling. Grief is sometimes overwhelming and so painful. Grief is not a moment. It's uncomfortable and an ever-changing emotion. It marks us and makes us. We cannot live without love, even though there's the chance it will break your heart. Be kind to yourself. Honor your memories.
ChrisBme
Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:53 PM
Joined: 2/1/2018
Posts: 112


I so get you! Thank you for the article! I too am trying to make sense of it all. Hoping some day it will! May we all find the peace and comfort we are looking for!
 
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