September 2009 Blog Posts (27)



Added by JOANNE B on September 5, 2009 at 8:17am — No Comments

losing a son to suicide...its all setting in

I found this site when I was having a rough day and since its been 5 years since I lost my son and I'm glad there is a place to connect with others who are a bit like me. Reading your stories have been helpful. .

My family has suffered alot of losses with my mom to suicide when I was 17 yr. old, brother in car accident, my 9 yr. old niece to cancer, my 17 yr. old niece in a car accident, and just 3 yrs. ago with my father and sister both dying of cancer 5 weeks apart. It's all so… Continue

Added by Lisa on September 4, 2009 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Listening to What A Bereaved Child Needs

When my late husband committed suicide, my first thought was the impact on our children. How was I possibly going to tell them about this great tragedy that had befallen them, as well as try to eke out some meaning to it? If I didn’t understand it, how could an innocent 10-year old and 15-year old comprehend the idea that their father left this life of his own volition?

There wasn’t a good explanation, but I did try to get them to see that it was about their father and… Continue

Added by Ellen Gerst on September 4, 2009 at 7:00am — No Comments

r.i.p dianna palmer

my friend she died 2 days ago from a heart attack she was only 34 yrs old, she leaves behind a son whos 14 yrs old, her ex husband and her bf of over a yr. she died at home. when i found out my heart just broke into pieces. her son called me and told me the news. i feel so bad she died alone her bf was talking to someone for about 5 to 10 minutes and he came back and found her not breathing he tried cpr but didnt work then he called 911 then they came out and did cpr but it was to late she… Continue

Added by michelle on September 3, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

almost 7 months now

dad, i cant believe its almost been 7 months since u been gone. feels still strange and werid too.
i go to see u at the cemetery as often as i can. i miss u and i love you very dearly dad.

Added by michelle on September 3, 2009 at 11:24am — No Comments

Heather's Hope

Hi - my name is Bonnie and I lost my daughter in a murder/suicide on August 23, 2008 - She was a school teacher, 37 yrs of age, and beautiful and well loved and very popular teacher. She left behine 2 daughters , ages 7 and 12, who I and my husband are now raising. We are 61 and 65. Our whole lives have been turned upside down. this murder/suicide happened in front of the two daughters and they witnessed everything up close and personal. I have them in counselling of course still. The… Continue

Added by Bonnie Roebuck on September 3, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

How Death of my son has changed me. 07-24-2009

How Death of my son has changed me. 07-24-2009

I thought my son was always going to be here. And I rarely face the fact that we are all

not given today or tomorrow no one is; But when a mother outlives her child, the world, our relationships, our dreams, our feelings, our goals & our life changes forever. I didn’t need to do nothing to change things from then. It happens all by itself….day after day.

The way I get up every morning…and start a new day….not with the… Continue

Added by Twila on September 2, 2009 at 10:59am — No Comments

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