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Comment by mahagen on April 26, 2011 at 7:47pm
May was always a great month for us too.  My birthday, three days later our anniversary then three days later, his birthday.  Now it's a month to be endured.  I just had my first sadaversary on Saturday.  I am feeling grief so much this week, and everything seems to be going wrong.  I know I'm better off than 96% of the world, but it seems like nothing is going right. 
Comment by danny's girl on April 26, 2011 at 7:40pm


I was born in June 1956, met my husband in 1974 while still in highschool.  We were married in October 1979.

Danny was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on Nov 15, 2010 and he died on December 18,2010.

I am 4 months into this journey and very happy to have found this Village of wonderful people.

Comment by SallyStarre on April 26, 2011 at 10:03am


   I was born in September 1950.  Our last vaction together was in September to celebrate my 60th birthday.  I downloaded the photos a couple of nights ago.  We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary Jan 17th in the hospital. I go through the motions now but really do not find any joy in anything I do.  Its been 6 weeks sometime it seems like it was forever ago and other times it was yesterday. 

Comment by CIN_C2006 on April 23, 2011 at 6:46am
ABBY..... so sorry!  I too... my bday, my LH's bday, and his sadaversy (death date) are all in May (plus my mother passed away, several years ago, shortly before midnight which was a few minutes before my bday). I am now coming up on being 5 yrs out. Bdays are sure not what they use to be.
Comment by Abby on April 21, 2011 at 6:34pm

I was born in May 1955 as was my loving husband. I am 16 days older than him and he never let me forget it...especially for milestone birthdays. In May we celebrated our birthdays and our wedding anniversary. This will be my first May without him. What was once a month to look forward to is now one that I drread. I have been without him for 91 days and as I am sure you are all aware, these have been the worst 91 days of my life. I am so sorry for all of your losses and hope to find some comfort on this site.


Comment by Eowyn on April 10, 2011 at 4:58am
Realize that my loss is quite far in the past, but last night a friend turned 60 and I realized my first husband would also be 60 now. Despite all the years and great things in my life, it still makes me sad... so taking a moment to share here.
Comment by jenni on April 7, 2011 at 10:50am

We married in 2006....knew each other at school, met again in 2002.

Comment by jenni on April 7, 2011 at 10:49am
Born in '54....will be 57 June '11.  My husband died Dec. '10.  He was born in '57 and I had to fly back to UK with his body on his 54th Birthday......
Comment by Donna on April 6, 2011 at 9:41pm
I was born in 1956, married in 1974 & widowed in 2009. Like everyone else I never thought I would be a widow at 53. I thank God for my family & friends. My husband died of esophageal cancer after 18 months of fighting. I will love & miss him the rest of my life.
Comment by mbutler on April 6, 2011 at 5:26pm

I was born in 1958, married in 1980, widowed in 2007.  He died from brain anoxia 8 days following a heart attack suffered during his triathlon training.  By choice, we did not have children.  He was the love of my life and my best friend.  He was an amazing teacher who cared about the forgotten "throw-away" kids, the ones most give up on.....I am so proud that the school where he taught at juvenile hall was named after him......He was also an amazing union leader and teacher advocate.  I like to think he is proud of me, too as I have traversed this almost four year journey of widowhood.


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