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Missing My Brother

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

20 years ago today, my younger brother Bruce died at only 35 years of age. I miss him.

I really think after all these years that I should be over it; but, my heart still aches when I think of Bruce. Usually I deal by pushing the memories out of my mind. It's just more difficult to do that today.

Now that I've blogged, I must get back to the trying to ignore it technique. Off to find something to keep me busy. Thanks for 'listening'.
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RAYLINSTEPHENS 10/22/2011 8:20PM

    My DH lost a daughter at 6 mos, 60 years ago - you never forget and you never get over it. You just learn to live with it.

Remembering your brother is a beautiful thing - I hope you have many wonderful memories.

love,
linda

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STRONGLEGGS 10/13/2011 2:56PM

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PATTYSH 10/12/2011 4:52PM

    I don't think there is such a thing as "getting over it". I think we learn to cope. I think we go on with our lives and find ways to seek joy, but I don't think we get over it. Sometimes we just need to honor our feelings and live in that moment. If that means cry--do it. If it means go outside and scream--do it. Sometimes it is the ignoring that makes it harder to cope.

I understand some of what you're saying. I lost my brother in february and just today on the ride home from school, something reminded me and my eyes filled with tears.

I don't want to get over it---he's my brother and I love him. I can tell you do yours do.

Celebrate today--
Patty

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JANTWO 10/12/2011 12:46AM

    I am so sorry Merle. emoticon

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MIAMIA7 10/11/2011 9:17PM

    Oh Merle..that is so tough. I hope you found some peace somewhere in there today. Big..big hugs!
Anne

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BOBBYD31 10/11/2011 9:02PM

    merle, i am so sorry to hear this, a big hug to my spark buddy!!! cherish the memories don't ignore them

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SHEENADEE 10/11/2011 4:51PM

    Thanks for all the virtual hugs. I truly appreciate it.

Great to have Spark friends.

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IMIN2GENES 10/11/2011 2:09PM

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LASARRE 10/11/2011 1:54PM

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VICD25 10/11/2011 1:29PM

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LOPEYP 10/11/2011 12:10PM

    Always in your heart. emoticon

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RAYNEVALO 10/11/2011 11:11AM

    If I was there, I would give you a giant monster hug but I'll give you a virtual one. Here it is: ((((HUG))))

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LITTLEFARMMOMMA 10/11/2011 11:08AM

    Huge emoticon Merle!

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