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Julie Spoerl
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The Fight Against Cancer Continues in Memory of Scott
So maybe my last post won't be my last.  I think I'd like to still post about events that occur that are related to Scott.  Last night (Saturday night), I participated with an amazing group of young adults at the annual local Relay for Life event.   Relay f...
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The Last Post
Friday, November 17th would have been Scott's 45th birthday.  Although this birthday occurred during a very busy and emotional week in which my mother moved to an assisted living floor at Lantern Hill and started hospice, we made sure to take a moment on hi...
The Last Post
The Last Post
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Emerging from a Cocoon
During the past month our so, I have felt as though I've been emerging from a cocoon from which I had been using to protect myself from the outside world for a while.  After Scott passed away, I felt it difficult to engage in world happenings and even somet...
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Walking Heals
On the one year anniversary of Scott's death, just 2 days ago, the page in my Healing After Loss book was all about walking.  How apropos! As this weekend is all about walking.  The book described how healing going for a simple walk can be.  It can heal you...
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Purple Rain on Memorial Day
Memorial Day is officially the last "holiday" that we have celebrated without Scott in our lives anymore.  I remember back in the day when we used to head down the shore straight from work on the Friday before Memorial Day, turning up the Bruce in the car o...
Purple Rain on Memorial Day
Purple Rain on Memorial Day
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My Voice, Scott's Voice, Your Voice, Our Voices....
I'm approaching the one year anniversary of Scott's death which will be on June 9th.  The anticipation of this date has been causing me to reflect upon the past year's journey and also to think about what I will do when this date passes.  All of the firsts ...
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Seasons of Grief and Healing
It's strange how life moves on after you've experienced a lost so profound that your world is literally rocked to the core.    As the seasons changed throughout the past 10 months, so did my grief.  Each season seemed to coincide with a new stage of the gri...
Seasons of Grief and Healing
Seasons of Grief and Healing
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How are the kids?
The most frequent question I get from people is "How are the kids?"  This is asked to me almost daily.   I'm going to do my best to answer this question while keeping the privacy of their teenage lives in check.  The quesiton itself is pretty broad so I'm n...
How are the kids?
How are the kids?
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Lasts...
So many people have talked to me about how hard the firsts were going to be...the first holidays, the first vacations, the first sports events for the kids, the first turn of a new season...all the firsts without Scott...so many.  And those people were righ...
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Lasts...
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LOVE
The greater the love, the greater the grief.  When all that love that you have for someone you lost has no where to go and the love that you crave from that person is absent, the feeling of grief takes over. I think that healing from the grief of great love...
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