The pain of time passing us by

Ready, Set.... Grieve?

Today is eleven months without my husband.

After today, I have no more months remaining as a barrier between myself and the dreaded “one year” mark.

I will no longer be able to say to myself that it’s not even been a year yet. I will no longer be in the “infancy” of grief.

I will be considered far enough along in my loss to be a veteran. I will have people start to question why I haven’t been able to do this or that yet… after all, it’s been a year.

The world will expect me to pack up all of my sadness in a tiny, little box. To be stored on the shelf of my life indefinitely.

And all I can think is that I cannot do this.

I can’t do it anymore. I don’t know how I’ve done it this long.

Every single day so far this…

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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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