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Joining seven weeks after my wife's death

Started by Neush. Last reply by norm Jul 16. 12 Replies

We seem to have been blessed.  We had a long (43 years) and happy marriage, jobs that we both enjoyed, two daughters and four grandchildren that live nearby, a home and neighborhood we enjoy.  We…Continue

Coping with yearning for dead husband

Started by Noelene T. Last reply by SweetMelissa2007 Jul 11. 18 Replies

 I am new to this group and I lost my husband of 26 years on Valentine’s Day this year. He was 85 and I am not 79. I had been married before but he had not. We had a wonderful marriage and he was the…Continue

First post - Aloha

Started by bellgamin. Last reply by Bonnie Jan 6. 8 Replies

My  first post. Aloha from Hawaii. I was born in 1930 when (as they say) dinosaurs roamed the streets of Honolulu.My wife, Imiko, & I had been married for 56 years when she died of cancer. She…Continue

Unfortunately finding myself here

Started by InsideLove. Last reply by Gwamma Jan 5. 8 Replies

My husband died on Aug 28, unexpectedly..I have a grief counselor- her husband passed away at 47 years of marriage too and so, she traveled this path. I do have a grief group, 4 widows 1 widower.…Continue

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Comment by only1sue yesterday

Cee I am slowly getting better, sleeping less, able to do more. The neurosurgeon's team said it would be at least six weeks to normality and I guess that was right. But thanks to girlfriends etc I am getting out and about so that lifts my spirits. Hope you are better soon. It must be very hard with the use of only one arm.

Comment by Cee on Wednesday

just checking in with everyone. thanks for the good thoughts on my arm, seems it doesn't want to get better and something moved and i am back to square one. only good thing is it isn't the main arm, but so hard trying to do things with one arm.

sue hope things are continuing to get better with you.

hope everyone else is doing ok.

trip to the dentist today wasn't fun, she even had to cut it short i was so uncomfortable

hugs to all

Comment by barbee on August 5, 2019 at 5:20pm

Cee, so very sorry you got an owie. Hopefully it is not your dominent shoulder. Even so, our arms are made to work together and it is very inconvenient when they don't. Rest and read and recover.

Sue, it is nice to read uplifting words and your remarkable recovery truly is nice to read.

Comment by only1sue on August 4, 2019 at 8:15pm

Oh Cee, a broken shoulder, how unfortunate. I hope you are able to get some help soon. I am managing well because I had so much planning time. Now all the staples are out I can shower and even dressing is not a problem. My girlfriend's want to take me places but I find a couple of hours out is my limit. Hope you have friends willing to lend a helping hand.

Comment by Cee on August 4, 2019 at 1:20pm

Sue, hope you are doing well, so glad there no deficits. and almost two weeks of no driving down. you will soon be up and out.

 in the meantime i am down for 8 weeks,  I fell thurs and broke my shoulder, so painful right now and have to keep it immobilized, so until get a home aid i can't even change clothes.

Comment by Frank on July 27, 2019 at 8:03pm

Hi Barb,

That was a bit north and west from me. It was in Glenwood Springs on I 70 and had no effect on me.

Thank you for asking.



Comment by barbee on July 27, 2019 at 5:56pm

Frank, on the news they were talking about a massive mudslide on a major highway west of Denver. I know you are rather isolated on a good day. Did this impact you and isolate you more? Hoping not so. 

Comment by Frank on July 23, 2019 at 9:13pm

I'm so happy to hear your good news Sue!.  Now, be sure and rest, and no sneaking out for a pint or two.



Comment by barbee on July 23, 2019 at 5:34am

Sue, WHAT GOOD NEWS! Hopefully you'll have time in these six weeks of recovery to do some good, enjoyable, relaxing things just for you. Be your own best friend right now to get well again. 

Comment by Cee on July 23, 2019 at 4:42am

Sue, so happy to hear the good news. That six weeks will pass quickly - when you look back on it :) May the bruising and pain soon be gone and your active life returned.



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