“Over a few month period there were only a couple of days when I didn’t completely bawl my eyes out realizing my life was never going to look the same.”
Remember, grief is normal and if you think you need some help and compassion, you don't have to be alone in your grief. But you do have to reach out for help. You might be surprised by the resources available.
Given that most newspapers still don't publish weekday comics in color, my mistake was putting today's cartoon guests in the green room rather than the black-and-white room.