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Suddenly Widowed Discussions (32)

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184 days and counting

Today is 184 days(6 months) since my husband of 38 years, Tom, died from a heart attack. It was always just the 2 of us, no kids. We though…

Started by jlsrdh

1 Feb 20, 2019
Reply by going.on.slowly

The 6-month mark

I hit the 6-month mark this past Tuesday. As expected, it was very sad and emotional for me. I took off from work Tuesday and Wednesday bec…

Started by Crabby

9 Feb 14, 2019
Reply by KJPE

When Friends Step Back

Since my husband died suddenly, my family and our friends were there for me during the first couple of months.  My family was so supportive…

Started by GrievingandLost37

4 Jan 29, 2019
Reply by KJPE

Other "Firsts"

Just some thoughts - I think we've all heard people say that the first year is the hardest. They tell us you have to get through all of the…

Started by Crabby

2 Jan 24, 2019
Reply by Polly

Words I Never Got Around To Saying

Is anyone else tormented by the words you didn't get to say to your loved one? There are so many things I wish I had said before he went to…

Started by sis

6 Jan 9, 2019
Reply by KJPE

Feel like I am in a nightmare I can't wake up from

Hi everyone, I am new to the group.  My husband Tom died of sudden cardiac arrest on November 23rd of this year.   He slumped over in his r…

Started by Kmelli3 (Kate)

19 Jan 4, 2019
Reply by DIVA70

Went to bed and didn't wake up

 September 13, 2018 was like any other day, he worked out at the gym doing strength training like he had for the last three years. He picke…

Started by Peacefrog

15 Jan 3, 2019
Reply by KJPE

This is not part of the script

I am new to the group and two months old today in this journey.Simms died on 23rd October 2018 our last conversation was about our son's fi…

Started by Zuri

4 Jan 1, 2019
Reply by Zuri

Life goes on, but it’s so bloody hard

My husband was 46 and died suddenly.  We thought he had the flu, took him to doctors Thursday and she thought the same. On Friday he had st…

Started by Lal68

4 Nov 13, 2018
Reply by Lal68

Random Thoughts on a Rough Weekend

Since my husband died 14 weeks ago, I now take 6 pills a day for anxiety and insomnia.  I still don't sleep. I hate eating alone.  I can't…

Started by Crabby

13 Nov 7, 2018
Reply by jlsrdh


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