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Comment by Eowyn on March 2, 2011 at 2:32pm
So sorry for your losses... - well everyone's losses... but here we are with support to offer each other.
Comment by wannabmartha on March 2, 2011 at 12:48pm

Hi there CIN_C2006,

Glad to meet you. I'm sure you'll find fulfilling connections here. I was widowed right before my 50th birthday. It made turning 50 that much worse! I lost my oldest son in the same accident. For me, this has been a great place to gain insight.

Comment by CIN_C2006 on March 2, 2011 at 11:29am
hello 50's....born and now age too. :)  born 1955.....was first widowed at age 51.
Comment by Eowyn on February 28, 2011 at 10:50pm
Not so much.... but hey... it probably means you did something assertive and strong so yes it is... I remember I bought a screw driver with a flower pattern on its handle - lots of fun... and revived my good Ikea furniture building skills..
Comment by Carol Scibelli on February 28, 2011 at 1:39pm
I've been CALLED a tool...is that a compliment?
Comment by Eowyn on February 27, 2011 at 11:30pm
Ah tools!
Comment by Paula on February 27, 2011 at 1:39pm
So I just bought myself a cordless drill/screwdriver I think this is  gonna change my life. As a reward I went to Longhorn Steakhouse for a cold beer and a hot steak. Yes Sir, it is just me tonight but thanks for asking.
Comment by Carol Scibelli on February 27, 2011 at 12:01pm

Ohhhh...your husband died THIS new years eve...oh...I misunderstood the date and thought it was a year this new years...and even then I thought you could use some more time.

  But you said it...your son grieves differently than your daughter and you.  Maybe, it's men, because my son doesn't really like to talk about his "feelings" while my daughter doesn't stop. LOL...Maybe you being a constant presence in your son's home he thinks is making him 'stuck' in his own grief and can't "move on."  Maybe, if it is possible, you oughta consider staying only with your daughter until you are strong enough to make a decision about where you can live on your own???  Just a thought...

Comment by MishyB on February 27, 2011 at 11:46am
Carol, I do thank God for my kids and grandkids everyday. I don't always thank God for their behavior! LOL! Daughter and I grieve very similarly, however son thinks after 8 weeks (this past Friday) I should be moving on, getting over it, even suggested I start volunteering at the Hospice House where John and I lived for the last two months of his life. Of course I'd consider that in the future, but at 8 weeks??? Yikes!
Comment by Carol Scibelli on February 27, 2011 at 11:36am
MishyB...take your time...one year is a huge adjustment.  Time will help you ease into a path that brings you contentment. Thank God for kids, eh?
 

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