Your post troubles me. Please let us here know that you are okay and just missing Donna very much. We are all here for you and feel your pain like no one else can. I lost my mate in 2011 and ache for him still.…"
"Mark, So sorry that you are struggling with the upcoming anniversary. I just started my 10th year and still miss him like crazy. It does get easier with time and the best advice I can offer is to celebrate the years together more than…"
"Will somebody play!!!! I want to see your answers.
* Rather cook or wash dishes: Cook (bake)
* Favorite Pie: Key Lime
* Steak or Seafood: seafood
* Italian or Chinese: Italian
* Pepsi or coke: Pepsi
* Favorite ice cream: Jamoca Almond Fudge
"Hi DrGayle, nine years in and I get anxiety attacks off and on daily. I have to say that it’s most likely due to the virus, sheltering at home alone and longing for the touch or hug from my family and friends. For you, the…"
"Drgayle, so sorry you are in the same boat with us. Although we don’t want to increase our lost population, I’m glad you found us. I just passed the 9 year mark as a widow. This group has been there for me when I needed…"
I’ve been absent from here for a while. Late April my mom fell and broke her femur just below her hipbone. She was in the hospital, had surgery and moved to rehab facility a short time later. In rehab, she…"
"LandL, one thing someone said on here really resonates with me. I had posted that we only had 31 years to spend together and a widow responded that I was lucky to have him that long because she only had 25 years with her husband.…"
"Hey LandL, I’ve been there. Had to remind myself to breathe. Those that haven’t experienced what we are going through can’t really give us advice on how we should feel. I know I have expected people to…"
I'm sorry you are going through such a rough time. Sadly, we always have significant dates that will tear the scab off and restart the healing process. Maybe on her birthday, you could plant a rose bush in her honor.…"
"1. If I had a million dollars, I would ____buy a house in St. Marten and live there part of the year. I'd also help out the kids financially.
2. If I had to play a musical instrument, I would play the ____ flute again. …"
I'm sure like me, you are dealing with the anxiety of our stay at home orders. We are dealing with many emotions that seem to control us more than we are controlling them. I've been absent from here for a bit…"
"1. WYR lose the ability to read or lose your ability to speak? Speak - love to read!2. WYR have a golden voice or a silver tongue? Silver tongue - bad singer on a good day.
3. WYR be covered in fur, feathers or scales? Fur - a dog…"
"Okay Everyone, I've got it up again. Hope I keep my fingers off the delete button.
1. WYR lose the ability to read or lose your ability to speak?2. WYR have a golden voice or a silver tongue?
3. WYR be covered in fur,…"
You will kinship and kindness at this site. My birthday is on Easter and will also spend it alone. I hope you get to celebrate yours once this virus has settled down.
Peace and hugs to you,
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i am a widow much longer than u douhave children are they closewithuthathurtsidontknowhow olduare but thetimegoesby very quickly auditsashamewhenu are at odds with ur own flesh and blood cant go to him as i am worried he will start with me and at this point i just cant take it.im not retired as u have to work maybe that keeps me going but not haooyas i should be hope we can be friends.elaine
Welcome Barzan: I'm sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found your way to this site. I hope you will find the same comfort and understanding here at Widowed Village that I have. In the beginning I just read the blogs and posts and lurked in chat.You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Post and join in chat when you feel comfortable. It is nice to be among people who "Get It"