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Grief and Bereavement
Archives for January 2017
Finally, a picture of this couple
This is my soulmate, my love who died November 22nd. This was on our wedding day in July 2012. I'm posting this simply so that you can see a face with the names. She would not necessarily approve of her photo being used like this, which is why I hesitated for so long. However, I am here, I am left with her memory, and I…
Young, widowed and feeling alone
Back in October of 2016, I lost my husband to Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia treated at Strong Memorial Hospital Wilmont Cancer Center in Rochester, NY. He was 31 and I am 28. We did not have children. We were together for 6 years before he passed. Although I have the support of my friends and family, I cant help but fell…
My deceased wife has a sister, they are so very much alike, sound identical on the phone, walk the same, voice inflections are identical, similar values. She used to come here to the house and be with her sister, they were very close. Frankly, while I always enjoyed her company, I was not in any way, shape or form…
Things people have said that make me wonder
Sorry-it's been a tough day and I am entering more topics than I normally would. Have any of you been approached by well meaning individuals who say incredibly inane statements? Here are a few that have come my way. Bear in mind, the majority of people have said very nice, appropriate things, but its the few that stick out…
I'm 62 and I'm going to run a marathon in June. Ran 4 miles today, following a workout plan. I've run for 40 years but never a marathon. This is important to me-to honor both my wifes who died of cancer, their journey, their pain, physical and mental. Wish me luck!!
I love my sole mate
I lost my precious wife in Aug 2016 ( one day before my 41st birthday) she was 41. We were married 20 years in June of 2016. She was sick for almost four years. We tired everything and anything to get her better. She had breast cancer that spread EVERYWHERE. She was to sick to attend our two daughter's high school…