Archive for January 2012


Just when you are feeling like you’re finally getting on top of things, along comes a trigger. What is a trigger? A trigger can be a song, a phrase, a smell, a familiar face or even the weather. Any or all of these things can trigger a memory that sets off a physical or emotional…

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Suicide at Christmas

Suicide, my boyfriend hung himself 26 years ago, on the 16th of December. So as you can imagine, I always find this time of year emotional. I decided to attack it head on this year. I contacted old friends from that time and we talked about how we were all coping. I was surprised to…

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