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... till helped me decorate, telling me if the tree looked okay or where the reindeer figure needed to be.. what I dont know is how I am going to make it through the holidays without him. ... (10 replies)
... I am so sorry for your loss! I hope you can get through the holidays and maybe even start a new tradition with your family, one to honor your mom's memory, but one that's new and can be carried on from now on. ... (4 replies)
... I loss 2 people very dear to me this year. In April my mother in law who just loved the holidays and my father in May. It will not be the same this year but we have to keep busy and just be thankful for each day we have with the rest of the family members. ... (4 replies)

... One more thing, When the Holidays do arrive and if you fell you just cannot get yourself to go and visit the relatives at there home, don't. ... (10 replies)
... Be patient with yourself. Don't allow others to tell you what's best for you and how you feel. Think ahead of what you can and can not do and respect your own wishes. It will take time to be able to be stronger during the holidays. (4 replies)
... That's so sweet and amazing. I did something simular without even remembering that I had posted about the holidays on this board. I got my father a balloon, wrote a special note on it, went to his grave, and let the balloon go. ... (4 replies)
... My mom died three weeks ago, three days before my brother's birthday and about ten days prior to Thanksgiving. I don't think the holidays will ever be the same. I went to a Christmas "party" the other night but it was a downer listening to Christmas music and seeing the lights and ambience. ... (4 replies)
... My mom has been gone 3 months. I DREAD the upcoming holiday season. My Mom went all out for the holidays. She always cooked Thanksgiving dinner. We ALWAYS spent Christmas Eve at my parents' house and had a little party. She always cooked and baked yummy food. She was the only person who bought gifts for my daughters. She loved Christmas. This year just won't be the... (4 replies)
... Think of this for a moment..... would your son want you to go on, would he want you to decorate? Think of him as he is still with you because he is. Talk to him as you decorate, talk to him as you prepare for the holidays. Light candles for him, include him in your activities. He is out of his pain, he doesn't want you in pain. Someday we will all be together, he is with you... (10 replies)
... Ann, I'm so very sorry for your loss. I don't know what it would feel like to lose a child, but I can imagine it would be the worst thing a person can go through. I do know that you have to grieve at your own pace. Everyone has their own way of grieving. I lost my husband September 2004, and I didn't even think of celebrating the holidays. I don't feel up to it even... (10 replies)
... Hi, I'm so sorry for your lose, I have a friend who recently lost her son who was 19 years old, she has gone threw some really hard months but she is taking baby steps in the right direction. She has been going to counseling and it has really helped her. I know Christmas is going to be hard for you but it's going to be hard also on you children, They need there Mom, they... (10 replies)
... t although your son has left in body he will be with you in spirit and he will accept your tears and undying love for him.. May you be able to survive these xmas holidays and may the light eventually shine through. ... (10 replies)
... As far as getting through the holidays maybe you can find some local support groups with others that are going through the same thing as you are. ... (10 replies)
Grief and Holidays
Dec 10, 2004
... The holidays are suppose to be joyful times, but each year it gets worse. ... (5 replies)
Miss My Mom
Dec 3, 2007
... to make the holidays special because we are hurting so much. ... (27 replies)
Miss My Mom
Dec 2, 2007
...'s unbearable. The holidays mean NOTHING to me this year. Nothing. ... (27 replies)
Hi Here I Am Again
Nov 13, 2006
... s year it's just too painfull. That's okay. It doesn't mean you can't decorate and have him to your house instead. Many times we have to change the way we do our holidays after a loss. Our holidays now are totally different than when my mom was alive. Do i like it? ... (36 replies)
... I am so sorry for the loss if your loved one. I also lost my mom and dad. My dad died 8 years ago and my mom it will be three years this month in March. Yes the holidays are very hard for me to. Not one holiday has been the same with out my parents. I don't ever think it will be the same again. ... (6 replies)
... mes i feel like he is always comparing me to her or stuff she did. it's like he is always saying how his wife used to do or say the same things. and it being the holidays he will say how much the holidays suck and isn't happy anymore that it just reminds him of painful things. ... (2 replies)
... First I want to say how sorry I am for the loss of your mother. It sounds like she was a wonderful Christian woman and a great mom to you and your siblings. It's very difficult to take care of someone you love and care about and watch their health go downhill for so long. The feelings you're experiencing are normal. If your mom was under the care of a hospice program then... (5 replies)

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