If you have found this page because you are going through a loss, I am so so sorry. There is no grief quite like it, and it is ok to feel it all. If you are one of my regulars, I hope you will find the information helpful for the next time a friend goes through a miscarriage, or to help you heal a past broken heart.
I think of that day at McDonalds often so I remember to be thankful, remember to be kind, and remember to not waste my time comparing.
An acquaintance will check on you when something bad happens. A friend will check on you again and again for weeks or months or years.