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Annie H
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  • Martinez, CA
  • United States
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Hope commented on Annie H's blog post How are you doing? (Head tilt). I'm doing fine...I lied
"Hi Annie:   For months I had such a hard time going to the grocery store in our small town for exactly the same reason.  I finally found that if I just swallowed my pride and make myself say "it isn't easy, but we're…"
Aug 11, 2015
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Aug 11, 2015
Callie2 commented on Annie H's blog post How are you doing? (Head tilt). I'm doing fine...I lied
"I feel your pain, the truth is, this happens to a lot of us. We feel many losses, not just the loss of our spouses but the loss of friends and family (in-laws) that we have known an interacted with for years. I don't really understand why…"
Aug 10, 2015
Annie H commented on Hornet (Cindy)'s blog post Hornet...For All Time
"Beautifully written. A perfect tribute and a perfect love. Thank you so much! Be well"
Aug 9, 2015
Annie H replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Thank you k2k9. I'm sorry for your loss. Last night I did join a discussion and it was so helpful. I think this site is the best support I've had in a long time. This morning is one of those days that I'm thinking I made the wrong…"
Aug 9, 2015
Soaring Spirits left a comment for Annie H
"Welcome to Widville, Annie H. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll find caring support and friendship here. Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You…"
Aug 8, 2015
Annie H replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"I'm Annie, I'm 66 and I just joined WV. I lost my husband Frankie on February 14, 2015. He was diagnosed with stage IV advanced Melanoma five months previous to his death. We were married for 33 years. Here I sit and wonder how six months…"
Aug 8, 2015
Annie H replied to Doug02122014's discussion What to do with spouses personal effects and when?
"belynne My husband saved everything too. It was comforting to read your post. I am downsizing and moving to a small townhouse. I found myself keeping the items that had a special meaning and brought a smile to this task that I don't think I was…"
Aug 8, 2015

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How are you doing? (Head tilt). I'm doing fine...I lied

Posted on August 10, 2015 at 5:04pm 4 Comments

What changes relationships when you loose your spouse? Couples, singles and family that have been in our lives for decades or since birth seem to think Frankie's death ended my long time relationship with them. I don't get it. When I call them or pass them in an aisle at the market they simply say "how are you doing?". Why do they ask? If they wanted to know they would call me or have invited me to that lunch where the topic was "I wonder how Annie's doing". It is by chance that we meet face to… Continue

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At 10:24pm on August 8, 2015,
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Soaring Spirits
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Welcome to Widville, Annie H. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll find caring support and friendship here.

Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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