Death and denial

A Widow's Walk

Today is 2 years since John died. I’m just trying to get through the day, keeping busy and watching the clock until I go to bed tonight.

I can’t recall if I ever wrote about his actual death. Writing helps me and so I’d like to share that experience with you.

Thursday Oct. 8, 2015. We had been at the hospital since Monday, John being treated for blood clots again after a brain hemorrhage forced the cessation of blood thinners. I knew when they took him off those he would clot again and that would be the end. I was sadly correct.

We had booked an appointment with the top brain cancer specialist at Dana Farber , for this day, a month previously. Since we were in the hospital and the doctor was restricted by insurance issues , we had to get John into an ambulance and drive him 50…

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About Sue Rosenbloom, M.A., C.T.

Thanatologist: Loss and Grief Coach - My blog is for educational purposes only. I am not a licensed professional counselor - Bachelor of Arts in Human Studies - Marylhurst University (2007)- Certificate in Thanatology - Hood College (2008) Master of Arts in Thanatology - Hood College (2009) Certificate in Thanatology - The-Association for Death Education and Counseling (The highest level of loss and grief education). * Hospice, Alzheimers and Senior's Advocate * Former first responder for Trauma Intervention Program, Inc. (TIP) * Hospice and Bereavement Volunteer for Providence Hospice Bereavement Program * Association for Death Education and Counseling Member * National Alliance for Bereavement of Children * Hood College Thanatology Association * American Group Psychotherapy Association * Marylhurst Gerontolgy Association * Oregon Gerontology Association * Hospice, Loss, Grief and Bereavement Researcher * Creative Writer
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