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…"
"Athena I hope the patch works. At 9 weeks I have already begun to think about what happens if and when I need that driver after a test or surgery. It's bound to happen and while I do have friends who will step in, it is not the same. I miss…"
I am so sorry for your loss. I understand the way you feel about the "W" word. I lost my husband in March and had my first medical appointment this week. When that section of the paperwork rolled around and I had to mark the…"
Your comments about how you feel at losing your husband mirror my feelings exactly. I appreciate so much the offers of help but I keep saying "thank you there is nothing anyone can do at this point". There is no way to fix what is…"
Welcome and I am happy your found this site. Your girls were beautiful. I am new too having only been here a couple of weeks. I lost my husband two months ago...will be 9 weeks Thursday. Seeing that others who have been there understand…"
"Hi Gaining Strength,
I am 60....will be 61 in October. Thank you for the encouragement. I know intellectually that time will soften the extreme grief a bit but right now from an emotional perspective I can not really imagine being happy again.…"
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…"
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.