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elyse commented on Lisa W's group LOSS OF A SIBLING SUPPORT GROUP
"I guess I'm just oversensitive but when I hear of others speaking about their siblings (whom are living) I sometimes feel jealous,saddened,resentful.I feel so alone.How I MISS my brother,no one knows the longing.I guess you guys here know and…"
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"Loss of my brother,my only sibling"
Barbara Rieger replied to elyse's discussion I am Missing you my brother in the group Words To Our Loved Ones
"Elyse I just saw this grou for words to a loved one. It's more than 6 months ago and I don't come on as often as I did. I recall joining about 3 groups on legacy.Once I lost everything so I'm not positive. I wish my brother Richie was…"
Dec 2
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Words To Our Loved Ones

This group is for all of us to "speak" to the ones we've lost.See More
Dec 2
elyse commented on elyse's group Words To Our Loved Ones
"I'm missing you brother,I can't believe you're really gone.It's hard to comprehend you're not here.That life was to lead in this direction and what kind of life is it now,that you're not here to be living it? I'm…"
Sep 19
elyse commented on elyse's group Words To Our Loved Ones
"I am searching for something L,I don't know what.I guess answers that may never be answered,constantly questioning in my mind .My heart is broken.This grief will last my lifetime,What do I do with the grief I have? What do I do with the pain I…"
Sep 19
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David,Bernie's dad

Remembering your son today September 3rd,another year in Heaven.Sent from my Windows Phone
Sep 3
Diamond left a comment for elyse
"Hi Elyse, I was just reading your last comment addressed to me and it just made me feel uplifted to know that with the interchange of encouragement we can continue to live a life full of joy and peace. Elyse, I continue to turn to the bible for…"
Jul 31
elyse commented on elyse's photo

I will see you one day

"The guilt and regret invade my mind,when it's time to go to sleep,these thoughts keep me awake and I think and question what was.The questions will never go away and the answers will never come and trying to accept this is forever haunting.To…"
Jul 23
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I will see you one day

One day we will meet again brother and I will tell you I love you and missed you in my life and what life it was ,I should've gone with you.Sent from my Windows Phone
Jul 22
elyse posted a status
"Seeking support from others whom are going thru the grief of losing a sibling."
Jul 22
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Happy Father's day

To all of us whom share this loss.Happy Father's Day in Heaven.Sent from my Windows Phone
Jun 17
elyse commented on elyse's group Words To Our Loved Ones
"L,it's your birthday today June 13.Another year and your not here with us.We'd be going to your favorite restaurant and having cake later,we'll still be doing it,but of course without you.I went to the lake and cemetery,stayed longer…"
Jun 13
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May 31, 4 yr anniversary

Today May 31 as well as May 28 ,4 yr anniversary.May 28 the day you went missing and to us presumably lost.May 31 the day you were found.Nothing has changed brother.The sadness remains,the longing remains,the missing you remains,the anguish…
May 31
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8 yr anniversary of my dad

Remembering you today dad and wishing you were here.I wish I could've taken that cancer from you and when you did pass,it would be naturally and not ravished by what cancer does to you.You were a wonderful father.All the happy memories I have of…
May 30

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At 3:09pm on July 31, 2018, Diamond said…
Hi Elyse, I was just reading your last comment addressed to me and it just made me feel uplifted to know that with the interchange of encouragement we can continue to live a life full of joy and peace. Elyse, I continue to turn to the bible for strength; it has helped me through so much of life unpredictable events. Proverbs 3:5,6. Hoping all continue to be well with you. Take care...hope to hear from you soon!
At 2:16pm on April 22, 2018, David, BERNIE's dad said…

Glad it served some useful purpose, Elyse. And hopefully people do not reply to those private messages. Sometimes I talk with Bernie as if he is around, and pray for his soul every night. Thanks.

At 11:15pm on April 19, 2018, Barbara Rieger said…

Elyse I don't know to create a group. I never tried it nor have I ever thought of doing it. I'm certain it can be done. I'll see if I can check it out with someone. In the mean time read what you can. I don't know if you can get on loss of a child. There may be a clue there. 

At 10:56pm on April 16, 2018, Barbara Rieger said…

Words to Our Loved Ones is for parents who have lost a child. Under the Discussion Forum. Each group can start this if there is none already started. 

At 1:52pm on March 29, 2018, Randy Weaver said…


So sorry for your losses too. The photos and sayings help explain our hearts  when we aren't quite sure how to put words to our feelings. I buried my mother on February 6, 2018 then my partner tragically and suddenly a few weeks later on February 26, 2018.  I've never experienced such a nightmare of grief and horror all at once for two people that meant the world to me.  I've been reading the comments here and know we all share an unending pain and sorrow.

At 9:12am on March 21, 2018, Jennifer said…

Hello. The question why will be one you always ask. We all do.  Be gentle and kind and allow yourself anything and everything that feeds your soul right now.  Grief is tricky and hard. I am so sorry for your loss.  Know that all of us understand your pain and this is a place you can always come for support. 

At 7:35pm on February 12, 2018, Barbara Rieger said…

Hi Elyse, When I reached out to some new members from different groups I also saw the name tidiane ndiaye. I notice the same message was posted to the different individuals that are new. I have reached out but received only one response from the few I attemted to connect with and speak with to give support. I thought at first it was the person that was posting religious messages. However, I don't recall the name of that person. Who knows what this guys game is or if he is trying to help.I don't like when someone pushes their email on someone that they haven't connected with just with a cold message. Okay have to go. Keep me in the loop. You're doing good reaching out to new people. I've been here awhile now and your right. There is always sadness when losing a brother or any other loved one. It's particularly hard to lose a child and mother for me. We just need to keep busy and it still doesn't change our heart the pain will alway remain. I've opened my heart to love others that I know and I tell them so. Warm Regards, Barbara 

At 3:10pm on January 5, 2018, linda said…

Elyse, thank-you for reaching out, so much sadness for you. Your only sibling.  Words don't come easy, only tears.   Amy died Sept 30 2014.

At 6:22pm on October 21, 2017, Diamond said…

Thank you so much for your support!  Forgive the late reply - I have been taking a few steps back to just see where I am headed and to try to take better care of my health and my emotional well being.  This group is so supportive and it gives insight as to how to help others during their time of loss.  We learn the power of love as we move forward in our lives.  It is amazing how we come full circle with the teaching of the Bible - "love cures all thing."  Again, Thank you.

At 8:28am on October 12, 2017, denise said…
Forgive me. I can not clearly see the message when I type it because it does not come out in dark print until it's sent for some reason do when I re read it I can't clearly see but I'll try to be more careful. I wish the typo is take could be erased. I'm sorry. Please I hope you understand else

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In Memory of my Brother

Posted on May 28, 2018 at 4:22am 0 Comments

Today,May 28 ,4 yrs ago,anniversary of my brother.You left us without a goodbye,I saw you one day before you left forever,I'd never imagine.I would've kissed you,hugged you tight,told you how much you mean to me and most importantly that I LOVE YOU.I keep replaying in my mind that day you left,the day you were found in the lake.I keep going back there,hoping I'll find an answer,but no answer is to be found.I went back then to a Medium,but she had no answers for me,I was disappointed,drove…


Missing My Brother

Posted on May 28, 2016 at 8:47pm 0 Comments

Today May 28,will be imprinted in my mind forever.It is the day my brother went missing 2 years ago today.It's hard to believe he is no longer here.It's now 2 years and the same thoughts seem to invade my mind.Can I ever accept that it was a "Undetermined Drowning",I don't think so,that's why my mind is not at rest.There is no real answer and that's part of my pain.I have so many happy memories of my brother,I will cherish them forever,though I wish my brother were here instead.elyse, sister of… Continue

Missing My Brother

Posted on March 10, 2016 at 11:24pm 8 Comments

On 5/28/14,my life changed forever.My brother,54 yrs.old,married w/2 children went missing and his body found in a lake three days later,presumably drowned.It is hard to believe that my brother is no longer here and will not be in my life anymore.So many unanswered questions that will haunt me for the rest of my life.here with us in our lives...and then gone forever.They say time heals all wounds,but does it really.I don't think so,with my brother no longer here,there will always be a sadness… Continue

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