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Comment by Maggie on Tuesday
I have also entered my 4th year and have been feeling blue lately again. Everyone thinks I'm doing well...they just don't know what's underneath is so correct. I wonder if it will ever truly get better. I do have my good days....I moved and started with a new grief group and today we spoke of losing the joy in life that we had before. Now there's an emptiness...which can only be partially filled...
Comment by Luna on Tuesday
hi, i haven't posted for a while. Hope everyone is ok. I just went through the third anniversary of losing Jock..and it doesn't get any easier. I miss him so much. I get by and i live my life and on the surface i seem ok.. But underneath it is all still raw. I miss him x
Comment by lonelyinaz on Tuesday

Where is the time going?  Feels so yesterday, and yet so far away now.  I found a little tree with lights, and decided it was time, even put the little angel on top.  Since we had no children, I still don't remember giving away the trees we had in the storage room, but that's ok, hope Goodwill got some funds for them.  Found some old family recipes haven't made in years, it's about time for a few of those as well.  Actually, so thankful I can look at the whole holiday thing without going "when is it going to be over".  Guess what I've read about year coming into year four is fairly accurate, or I sure hope so! 

Comment by booktime (Susan) on December 2, 2016 at 4:19pm

Into my 4th year without Ed, I sent Christmas cards out this year. I did it the first year to let folks know but I haven't sent for a couple of years. This year felt right to do so.

I also put up some decorations  and lights, even bought some new ones.

I'm hoping I win a tree in a raffle! but if I don't I think I'll pick up a small one.

So I guess I am feeling more festive than I have. It's kind of nice.

Hope and hugs to all.

Comment by lonelyinaz on November 19, 2016 at 7:24pm

Hey Pipin,

Your little doll grand daughter just melted my heart, she is a smart one for sure.  You are so very blessed, and you know that already.  My hubby 60 as well.  We never had any children so no grands.  Your Graham knows and he will always be there.  Enjoy the new Christmas baby, WOW, just the best.  Big hugs and congrats to you.

Comment by pipin on November 18, 2016 at 5:06pm
To night my granddaughter asked me to read a book that her Grandad had bought her. He died suddenly aged exactly sixty ,qthree months before she was born but my son keeps his memory alive for her. How do you reply when she says I wish he was here now grandma? He died in June, my youngest son got married in sept and my second granddaughter was born , then my first Grandson was born in the November. Now my youngest son's wife is having a baby at Christmas ans little Sara will have a new playmate in March.i so wish I could tell Graham. Five grandchildren he would be so so proud. Oh God I miss him so so much.
Comment by lonelyinaz on October 5, 2016 at 6:58pm
Ditto all your comments! I'm still here to, and try to each out to our family of newly widowed widower. The ipad next to te end table. Log in and find some peace and connection. Hugd
Comment by lizbeth4 on October 1, 2016 at 2:25pm

Hi everyone!   My Husband died 3 1/2 years ago.  I will be 59 years old at the end of the year.   I haven't dated yet.   Too busy moving to a new, smaller town and making new friends.   Just taking it one day at a time.  

Comment by Needytoo on September 28, 2016 at 2:43am

I also miss the companionship and having that other half.  I have a great job, I try to have a social life but I really miss having that special relationship. 

Comment by elaine on September 27, 2016 at 11:00am

The message with my tea bag this morning was "Peace of mind, comes piece by piece".

Thought I would share.

 

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