"The cancellation or change deadline is in November and We always purchased travel insurance so the ability to cancel isn't in question....I'm just not certain if I want to. The decision for me is complicated by the fact that these cruises…"
"I lost my DH Steve on March 2nd. We traveled for about 3 weeks every January which included a 2 week cruise. Of course this past January we had to cancel but we had booked our January 2018 trip back in 2016. I haven't cancelled that one yet but…"
I am so very sorry for your loss. I recognize all too well the emotions you describe. You are not alone. I lost the love of my life March 2nd, also to cancer. Our 24th anniversary is this coming Sunday. Even after 3 months I still…"
I am so sorry for your very recent loss. Today marka 3 months since I lost my husband after a 6 month battle with cancer, and I am just now getting the feeling I can breathe again. Even so, I still find it so painful to be without him.…"
I understand. I lost my Everything on March 2nd. Having gone in for a surgery we thought would be curative, we learned instead there was spread that didn't show up on the scans and there was nothing more to be done. The day we got home he…"
"Amen! Without my mini Schnauzer Avery, who was my husband's baby, I would likely not have gotten out of the house the first month. Fretting over and trying to help him wound up helping me. Something to be grateful for."
I am so sorry for your loss. I think many would agree that "moving through mud" is not an unusual feeling. And the timing and the way that changes is unique to each person. I understand the feeling of loss that comes when you…"
I had my first medical test yesterday and while I had friends with me and I got positive results, the fear that I would face a major health crisis without Steve was overwhelming. I just had to force myself not to go there in my…"
"Imogene what a beautiful family photo. Doug and your babies look so happy. I am so very sorry for all the grief you have experienced. It will be 10 weeks Thursday since I lost my Steve. I too loved our perfect family and life. Without our Mini…"
"Honestly I just try to keep busy. If I'm in a social mood....which is rare these days....I can find friends willing to share that time, to have dinner with me, etc. But if it's a just a stay at home evening, which most are right now, I try…"
I am sorry about your sad mornings. I do have a pattern but it is different. From about 4 PM until around 7 pm I struggle. That isn't to say that I never have sad mornings or sadness at mid-day for that matter, but late afternoon…"
Feel free to write to me at any time that feels good for you. I can share with you many things that you can expect while on this journey. In almost every case you will find some common feelings that everyone shares and then there will be those unique moments that you will have as your remember Steve.