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Hi Denise, I also lost my wife in December, before Christmas, and its so close to 2014, I asked if it mattered to join this group. Its been 9 weeks and I relate to all that is posted. I forgot a wedding on the 14th of a good friend, and missed an appointment the same day. I get drained thinking about the details and paperwork. Now I realize im suppose to do Sandis Taxes, And I dont even feel like doing mine. Cant find the deed to our camper, Just got rear ended the other nite by a college student in neighborhood, and I just dont want to deal with any of it.
People say all this is normal. And that helps, but I just hope it passes. I know procrastinating on the legal stuff and business stuff doesnt make it better, but I am just stuck.. Some days my highlight is coming on here and just being able to say! This is hard!! I feel like Im sinking daily, but then get a glimpse of hope here. I lost my phone, I lost 2 e-cigs, which are not cheap, scatter brain and "Mush brain" fits perfectly.. I hold on to hope that "it gonna get better"
KayRo-I totally get the brain turned to mush thing. I took me daughter to her orthodontist last Thursday, apparently her appointment wasn't actually until March. I am constantly feeling like I am forgetting something, it is very annoying but from what I understand completely normal. -Juli
I just joined this group, even though I was officially widowed in 2013, but on Dec. 30. Tomorrow will be 7 weeks and I am functioning, but I miss him so much. I am getting used to coming home to a house without him in it. I had to go through his files to gather up the stuff to send to the accountant to do his taxes. When I found the medical stuff I just sat and cried and cried because it was like a journal of the step by step process of losing him starting in September, 2013 and ending in December. I hate this. Even though I am fairly independent and can by just fine on my own, this is different because it isn't by choice. My choice was to have Terry in my life and to grow old with him. Sigh.
Passingthrough- Thank you for the kind words. I am managing to get up out of bed every day, get myself and the kids ready for a new day and go through the motions. Sometimes that is all it feels like though, that I am going through the motions. I know it is still so fresh but I used to be able to get excited about little things, and look forward to little things. I don't/can't do that anymore, now it is just another day to survive.
I lost my husband just 1 month and a day ago. It still feels so unreal, he was only 40 and it was a stupid accident. The emotions are exhausting, I keep whipping back and forth between feeling like 'It is what it is' as Brian would say, a sense of quiet acceptance, to feeling like it isn't fair and shouldn't be real, to gut wrenching pain at the loss. It makes me feel crazy.
It is a little harder and easier both that I have 2 kids who desperately need me, 8 and 5. I am just so mad for them, both Brian and I came from homes with broken marriages and when we were married we agreed divorce was not an option. Our kids were supposed to have a stable and loving 2 parent environment for their whole lives.
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