Feeling Like A Firework

July 2nd, 2011
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This July 4th holiday weekend may be your first holiday without a loved one.  It may be full of poignant memories, making it difficult to participate and enjoy the fireworks, parades and backyard cook-outs.

I recently found some helpful suggestions on healing from Capital Hospice’s Survivor’s Guide and thought I would share the following in case you are having a difficult time:

— It is okay to feel lousy.  Some days will be worse than others.  There is no logical progression to these feelings and that is okay.

–Cry if you need to.

–In dealing with guilt associated with … Read More