THE PRINCESS, THE GROCERY STORE AND SUICIDE PREVENTION


If this is not deserving of a reblog then I may as well be mad. Do yourself a favour, read about true love in the midst of mental health and all. Thank you Sheri for sharing all this. With this comment, I dash to my first lecture for my last semester in school. It wouldn’t be that difficult after all – I have a mini prince charming too 🙂

Sheri Lawrence de Grom

Mental Health/Suicide Prevention
by Sheri de Grom

I’d arrived at the perfect time and place for daydreaming. My hair color specialist had finished the foils and Tom had presented me with my second venti non-fat latte—for the day—Starbucks. I’m addicted.

Tom asked, “Is there anything special you’d like from the grocery store?”

“No, you always get it just right.”

With a smile and a kiss to my cheek, he was on his way.

My colorist pulled up a chair and said, “You are such a princess and don’t even know it.”

I started to say, you haven’t a clue. We’d never talked of Tom’s illness or about my life as a caregiver. We talked about books, travel, movies and such. I’d had twenty-five years of pretending that we lived a charmed life.

Princess Princess

What I had shared with my colorist were stories of how I hadn’t cooked a meal in…

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2 thoughts on “THE PRINCESS, THE GROCERY STORE AND SUICIDE PREVENTION”

  1. The things that become our anchors. It is true that those things can keep us alive in times of struggle. Having to go to my sister’s wedding saved me from many times when I thought hard about suicide. I just couldn’t ruin that day for her by being on everyone’s mind by that act. Glad the list helps Tom!

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