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So sad tonight [sad]

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shallweshop Sun 16-Feb-14 20:24:22

For Valentines Day for DH I had our wedding video transferred to DVD. As we havent had a video player for some time we haven't seen it for ages. I was expecting it to be hard but seeing all my loved ones on screen who are now no longer here was devastating - my mum, dad, uncle, father in law, DH's uncle and my sister :-(

Seeing my sister was so painful - my gorgeous, radiant Maid of Honour - my best friend. How can she have been dead for 6 months? I just can't accept it.

FranSanDisco Sun 16-Feb-14 20:31:36

I can only imagine how hard it is to see them looking vibrant and full of life. My father passed away recently, after a long illness that reduced him to a fragile man I could hardly recognise. When I see photos of him looking healthy and happy it is heart breaking. Sending you hugs x

PurpleAlert Sun 16-Feb-14 20:37:35

In some respects this helped me come to terms with my mum's death last June.

I am beginning to forget the way she looked not long before she died- gaunt, thin, her face ravaged by the cruel disease she had, looking like a very elderly confused lady (which she wasn't- only 68.)sad

Looking at videos and photos of her a few years ago when she was happy and well, eases me somehow- but doesn't stop me howling. Sorry for your losses. flowers

shallweshop Sun 16-Feb-14 21:55:26

Thank you Fran and Purple. Though it is very painful, I am glad I have the DVD as a permanent record of the people I have lost. I can show it to my children and keep the memory of them alive.

sunshineandshowers Mon 17-Feb-14 15:27:46

You have lost so many people. You poor thing. Even though it was hard to watch in time the video will be a comfort. I am thinking of you x

shallweshop Mon 17-Feb-14 21:53:03

Thank you sunshine.

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