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Barzan
  • Female
  • Arvada, CO
  • United States
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Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear Riet,  Reading you post made me think back to the years before my love passed away.  I am remembering one of the things I missed the most.  My husband and I were still working before he passed.  I would always call him to…"
yesterday
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Riet and Maggie,  Just read your posts and had to respond.  My husband died from cancer a month after diagnosis at age 63 - 9 days shy of 64th birthday.  I was 62.  I didn't think I'd be a young widow either.  No…"
Sunday
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"KJPE - Thanks for the link.  Really made sense even for an adult living with grief."
Friday
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"KJPE - Just read the contents in the link you provided.  I really enjoyed it and it made great sense to me.  Not just as it would affect a child but us adults as well.  We certainly lock out all the beautiful things around us and…"
Friday
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Tess, Please know that I am not making light of struggles.  I am just relieved and grateful that I was able to swim to shore after nearly drowning in my sadness.  Not ever day is sunny for me and I accept the good days with the bad. …"
Feb 11
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Susan,  I was thinking the same thing.  I've been into this new life for 7 years now and have worked hard at creating this life.  It definitely is not as fulfilling as it was with my love but I am still alive and find joy in…"
Feb 11
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"NLBergen, After reading your post a few days ago regarding a thyroid work up, I looked up the symptoms online and going to get checked.  We help each other in more ways than just our grief challenges.  I, too, have found that I've had…"
Feb 10
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Sweet Melissa,  I am so glad that you found my words comforting.  Please know it came from the heart.  I worked in the ER of a safety net hospital for over ten years before moving out of that setting into a more isolated…"
Jan 29
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"SweetMelissa,  I am so sorry for the traumatic way you arrived to our group.  I can understand why your healing was made that much more difficult due to the savage way your husband was taken from you.  Having a spouse that has been…"
Jan 25
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"NLBergen,  I read and reread your comment.  You sound like a very nurturing person.  You gave your husband added years of life and the two of you built a happy marriage.  You must stop punishing yourself and accept that you did…"
Jan 24
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I have to agree that January is a very difficult month - even after 7 years.  I also feel some relief for getting through the holiday months.  Here in Colorado, we have many days of sun so for me, January isn't bleak but the reminder…"
Jan 22
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"It been over 7 years and I still (occasionally) have him in my dream.  What is weird is that he never speaks in these dreams.  Wonder if it means I'm forgetting his voice - which I know I'd recognize if I heard it. …"
Jan 16
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"Happy New Year to all my widow family.  You're all in my hearts.  May 2019 bring you some comfort and peace. Suzan"
Dec 31, 2018
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Tekwriter,  My thoughts are with you and sending you a virtual hug.  It will get a little easier each year.  I'm passed the 7 year mark.  I miss him like crazy still.  Your husband and mine would not have us feeling so…"
Dec 25, 2018
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Riet, Muns and LP,  It's been 7.5 years since my husband passed and the joy of Christmas still has not returned.  It gets a bit easier but the traditions died with him.  I'm lost at trying to create new ones because it just…"
Dec 20, 2018
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"I receive a lot of those photo greeting cards at Christmas.  The happy faces of a complete family or a couple.  We've never sent those out as I've designed our card each year but knowing that I will not have that chance…"
Dec 12, 2018

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I am recently retired from a very demanding profession and am still learning how to be retired. I keep busy with my jewelry designing, sewing and art. I will be volunteering at our history and science museum. I love the arts, gardening and travel.

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At 2:32pm on May 10, 2016, sweetlady said…
  • 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
At 6:38pm on March 15, 2016, Joyce said…

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" 

 
 
 

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