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Comment by Krista W. (whoknows) on April 12, 2011 at 8:39am
Hard to believe it's 'only' been 2 months since my husband passed. It feels like for-ev-er...
Comment by Krista W. (whoknows) on April 12, 2011 at 8:37am

So sorry, MissHim... I don't understand how your SIL would think sending text messages saying it's going to hard for you today is helpful at all. :(

Today's the 2-month mark for me. Haven't had anyone really make a note of it, though. Been trying to tell myself it's just another day without him, but the anticipation of it has made me a little extra grieve-y.

Comment by MissHIm11 on April 12, 2011 at 4:30am

Great...just great! Apparently I didn't know what the date was or what it was significant for...until my sister in law started sending me massive text messages saying how hard today was going to be for me. She also said, "We are all going through the same thing." I told my mom I thought she had our anniversary wrong and then my mom started to get tears in her eyes. I made her tell me what today was and she said, "it is the 12th!"


Jorge has been gone for one month today. I am sure I would have figured it out eventually...but it really doesn't make much difference. He is gone and that causes my heart to break EVERYDAY! 


And no, we are not all going through the same thing! My loss is different from theirs but no one seems to get it! 

Now I am in am angry, sad, hurt, and a million other emotions. 

One of Jorge's co-works is calling me as I write this....I guess my unawareness was not going to last long anyway! 

Comment by MissHIm11 on April 10, 2011 at 6:49pm


I am so sad to read about your husband..for all of our losses for that matter. I am still new at this widow thing. My husband passed unexpectedly on March 12th. I just wanted to say how much I can relate to you when you say you have great support but they are married. It is amazing how alone one can feel in a room full of people. I have found great support on this site. I hope you do too. 

Comment by Kristina on April 7, 2011 at 3:26pm
I lost my husband on January 26th from testicular cancer.  We found out he had cancer on January 4th, so it was a short horrible battle.  The doctors said he probably hadn't had it for more than 2 months, it was just really aggressive and metastasized quickly to his lungs, brain, and stomach.   He was 28 and we'd been married only 3 1/2 years.   I'm really glad to have found this site.  I have amazing family and friends but they are all married and it's just hard to share sometimes...
Comment by cancerwidow on April 6, 2011 at 1:10am
Welcome Steph. So sorry for your loss but glad you've found us.
Comment by stephann79 on April 5, 2011 at 3:34pm

It's been two months today.  And you all are making me cry with these stories here; it's so nice to feel like someone understands.  My husband woke in the middle of the night on 02/05 unable to breathe, we found out after an autopsy that it was pneumonia.  He hadn't been sick, it was a really aggressive strain that probably took hold and killed him in about two days.  We weren't ready for this, so I am also in the process of selling our house. . .and that sucks!!  We have a four year old girl and a six month old boy.


I'm really truly glad to be here!!


I have a blog over at


Oh, and I friend-ed you all already:)



Comment by barb on April 5, 2011 at 12:55pm

I am so sad for all of us

Comment by Dawn on April 5, 2011 at 12:50pm

Oh misshim11,

  I understand all to well what your going thru, I am so sorry. Mine passed Feb 12th suddenly at 42 I just got all the results on Monday, it took 7 weeks.. not an easy wait. I got a knock on the door at around 5 :30 am he was found outside in the snow..alone. Our 4 children we were / I am raising our granddaughter alone now she just turned 7 he was more a father to her, sometimes she has a hard time. I too started therapy a few weeks after the madness started to settle, and for the 1st time in my life I take pills as I am suffering severe panic anxiety attacks. after 25 years of being together 22 of them married I am alone. you may find your mind racing trying to guess at all of the questions running thru yor head, I did I must say cry all you want when you want, punch you bed, pillows and on occasion a good scream helped me.I don't have much for support, I hope you do, take any help you can and please be sure to take care of yourself, I hope you are able to eat being your expecting , well you don't need me to tell you.. I wish I had some answers and I wrote the very same questions you did just 1 month ago. for me knowing did help and the details in the police report hurt my heart, but that part you won't have to deal with. <3 to us all


Comment by cancerwidow on April 4, 2011 at 7:35pm
So truly sorry for your loss MissHIm11. Welcome to our group. Hope Widville can help you through this most challenging of times.

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