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We are bringing Lesley home

by tdowning

My experience in dealing with my wife's cancer
31 July 2017 at 17:34

Coming home

Jon (my 30-something son) and I bicycled a familiar loop. As we neared home I took a shortcut and came out in front--not that it was a race but still one for the old guy. As I rounded the corner I thought I'd tell my wife how I still have something in the tank. Today is Monday and she passed away on Friday. I did get the last block through the tears.

One of her classmates from the very early years had stopped by. More tears. 

I tell family and friends that we are not afraid of the tears, that the strong emotions wash through us all. That feeling means we are sad but not depressed.

But still...

Tagged with: emotions , cancer


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