Monthly Archives: January 2014

Please Stop Saying, “Suicide is a permanent solution …”

Originally posted on Suicide Prevention News and Comment:
By Franklin Cook, SPNAC Editor I have worked in suicide prevention and suicide grief support for a little more than a decade, and for the past year and a half (since the…

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I Can’t Bring Her Back

I sit here at home in my over 9 months after losing Kaitlyn and I ponder quite a bit. I’ve posted 5 billion Facebook posts, over 400 blog posts, and have written an over 90,000 word book (my word document … Continue reading

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What Transcends Death

Okay everyone, I AM in deep horrible grief about the death of Kaitlyn. I isolate myself a lot but I do not imagine things. I know I’ve mentioned incidences with Kaitlyn’s cat Gatito before but last night really made me … Continue reading

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Snow Day

If Kaitlyn were alive, I would have already called her a few times to make sure she did not drive on the icy, snowy roads. She would have probably poo pooed me and if she wanted to go somewhere, she … Continue reading

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In Memory of Kaitlyn Nicole Elkins

You know how funeral homes now ask for pictures of your loved one that has died so they can make a video slide for their visitation? Well, here is the one they did for us for Kaitlyn. I remember Me, … Continue reading

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Depression Takes Another Young Life

This young woman that killed herself was so similar to Kaitlyn only she was not a medical student. This is what’s happening to our young, brilliant, athletic, college, grad school, med school, etc young people. In this world the pressure … Continue reading

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Mauled

I continue to wake up every morning to the reality of the impossible. Knowing that my youngest, beautiful daughter killed herself is the mental equivalent to being continuously mauled by a bear…..all day and night, every day and night. I … Continue reading

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