Today was the day. I just got back from the morgue. I had to go down personally to submit some changes I wanted on the headstone. This morning was one continual panic attack. Amazingly, we were able to do this in the lobby with a very nice lady who didn't seem to belong in that environment.
I realize that there is no such thing as total closure, but I feel like I have been carrying this weight on my shoulders for some time - dragging my feet and not wanting it to be FINAL. Set in stone...
Not sure what the new year brings, but this was a big step, and I think, if I do say so, he would be pleased with the epitaph. I did my best to sum up his life. My next question is this: Will I be able to move away after I have done this?? Remember, I own another small piece of property in Oklahoma - in a "gated" community.
6 months ago today, i lost my Wes. Suddenly and totally unexpected. We were moving from Alaska to Oklahoma for new jobs for both of us. I am a nurse and he was the Fire Marshal in the town we lived in in Alaska. He flew ahead to start his job first while I finished packing our house. We talked on the phone every chance we got while he was down there. We were both so excited to start a...
I am having a very difficult time with grief and depression. I was his caretaker for over a year. He had pancreatic cancer. He passed here at home.