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Needing help after 2 losses within 2 weeks my brother than my mother

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    Having difficult after watching my brother on life support for 8 days then watching his heart stop beating, then 2 weeks to the day again watched my mother pass away. Feeling very lost…

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    Dear Liza
    Please know I am holding you tight, please know here are many broken lives, shattered dreams, and here are loving caring people who will empathise with you, because we have been cracked open too
    Liza you have found a safe place to share….

    With deepest care and comfort
    XxDeb (DebSayge)


    Dear Liza,
    it must be heartbreaking grieving for your brother and mother who you lost within such a short period of time is devastating and it can be overwhelming.Reaching out for support or to share how you are feeling can help so I’m really glad you’ve posted on the forums. This is a supportive community and it can help you connect with other who have similar experiences which can help reduce sense of isolation and loneliness which comes with grief. Please know that you can also call Griefline when you are ready to talk. Call us on 1300 845 745.

    Continue to keep in touch through this forum, and take care. You are not alone.

    VM – believeinyou

    Hi @Liza211,

    I’m glad you have found this forum during such a raw time in your life. My heart goes out to you. I couldn’t imagine what you are going through right now, but I encourage you to speak about it on here with as much or little detail as you wish. As @debsayge has so lovingly demonstrated, this is a safe space for you to share your experience within a community that can empathise with the pain of grief.

    You mention that you are feeling very lost.

    I’m going to share a self-care guide that may be able to help you through these early days and weeks Hopefully the resource serves as a guide instead of you having to think too much about how and what to do to look after yourself. Tasks like self-care can become overwhelming during this time, so try and take it step by step.

    I’m also going to share another resource that may be able to help ground you in this time, by relaxing your nervous system with some breathing exercises this can reduce the feeling of overwhelm.

    Also we are here on the helplines to listen and walk along side you as you navigate this tough journey
    1300 845 745 or you can book a call on the Griefline website.

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