Tag Archives: death of a husband

A Letter to Myself: AfterTalk Inspirational 8.17.17

A Letter To Myself Dear Peggy, Your David is gone.  You have experienced an immeasurable loss. Never before have you felt such deep emotional and gut wrenching pain.  Keep in mind use of the word ‘experienced.’   Use that word instead of ‘suffered’ because you don’t want to get stuck in ‘suffering.’  ‘Suffering’ is not the

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The “D” Word: AfterTalk Inspirational for 7.20.17

The “D” Word by Peggy Amler When I was a child, the “D” word referred to divorce.  Back then divorce was rare. It was spoken about as almost scandalous, and it was discussed from a rather voyeuristic perspective with a ‘Peyton-Place’ intrigue. Today, for me as an adult, the “D” word stands for something else. 

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What Does Charlie Brown Know: AfterTalk Inspirational 7.13.17

What Does Charlie Brown Know that I Don’t Know? By Peggy Amler Grief has been such a major part of my life these past sixteen months.  The assignment given to each of us in the bereavement group this last week was to think about what we hope life will look like on the other side

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Lost and Found: AfterTalk Inspirational 7.6.17

LOST AND FOUND Peggy Amler, 2017 I have lost my way. Awakening alone. Going through the motions of beginning the day. Going through the e-motions of beginning the day. My Love is not next to me. No one to talk with. Memories and tears abound. Tears cease that I might eat breakfast. Breakfast is done.

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Wasn’t It Just Yesterday? AfterTalk Inspirational 6.29.17

WASN’T IT JUST YESTERDAY? by Peggy Amler in memory of David H Amler   Wasn’t it just yesterday that we had our first date? Wasn’t it just yesterday that we had our second date and knew that we were meant to be together forever? Wasn’t it just yesterday that we married, and never stopped holding hands as

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