Posted by: sisubeads | December 10, 2013

The Hug Club and Sisu Beads


Last Saturday was my first time at The Hug Club. San Diego Pet Memorial Park offers these events every Saturday at 1:30 p.m. I was not sure what to expect and honestly felt a little intimidated, I went in as a guest speaker and came away with so much more. San Diego Pet Memorial Park offers our line of memorial jewelry,  This is why I received an invitation.


Catherine has the biggest heart, she has created this “support group” that she likes to refer to as “The Hug Club” You could feel all of the love that filled that room.


This is a safe place to bring your tears and your happy stories of your pups. Many of the people come week after week. As a new comer I did not see any individual transformation, but I did see people at different stages of their grief. They all wanted to be there for each other and help one another try to understand and work through their heart aches.


Sisu Beads came to be from our own loss of a loved one. Julie and I love our Sisu Beads and wear them everyday. They bring us peace to our hearts. This is why we are in partnership with SDPC. We held a raffle at this past Saturday’s Hug Club. One lucky name will be drawn and that person will receive a Sisu Bead Classic necklace.

There were so many people there ready to open their hearts. I was so lucky to meet everyone and I even got to see photos of some of their pets that have passed on. I feel that is such a special part of you to share. I thank each and everyone one of you there.


I love how happy these babies look, you can tell they were all loved like crazy. Each one has a wonderful story of how much love they brought to their families.

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There were even some visitors at the Hug Club.

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There was a special guest speaker there, her name is Elizabeth Allen. She is the author of Love Crosses Over.  More than one person said she saved their lives. She is a beautiful soul and has so much to share and so much to offer. Elizabeth and Catherine offered readings for anyone who might be interested. Pretty much everyone was interested. There were a lot of people who really felt like a strong connection was made. If you are preparing for a hospice type situation please click on the link above.

This is Catherine,



and this is Elizabeth, it was so nice to see you both.


There was so many ways to honor your loved one, There were these beautiful river rocks that, when the rain stopped and we got a little bit of sunshine, we all went outside and placed around the cemetery. There were two in particular that needed to stay side by side.


We had a candle lighting ceremony and a moment of silence to honor the loved ones that have passed.

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I want to thank everyone for allowing me to be there, and for sharing your stories and photos. I wish all of you the very best.

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I think we all had a good time, like I mentioned before, there was a lot of love in that room. Our Hug Club wrapped up with a beautiful rainbow.


If you have never been to SDPC I suggest you take a visit. The grounds are beautiful and there is a beautiful feeling of peace there.


Thank you again to everyone who came in to share, and to Catherine and Elizabeth.


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