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Barzan
  • Female
  • Arvada, CO
  • United States
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  • Maggie
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  • Joyce
 

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Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear Riet, those of us who find comfort here in this group do so because we all had wonderful spouses and we miss them so much,  Please take time to breathe and know that he may be physically gone but he lives on in your heart, your children,…"
yesterday
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Shelley, Seashell and Slick, Being that I can only have his spirit, under the circumstances, yes, I'm lucky.  Hoping everyone here has the gift a visits.  You may already but don't recognize it. "
Thursday
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"Cee - yes I have plans for the summer.  1 trip down and 3 to go.  Friends and family start making plans at the beginning of the year.  Everyone announces what their plans are and I can hop on or let them hop on to what I have in…"
Thursday
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Shelley and all, Last night I had trouble falling asleep and kept thinking how much I've missed being held.  It'll be 7 years in a few weeks that my husband passed.  I thought my cat had cozied up against my back but realized he…"
Wednesday
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"SweetMelissa, Sandi and Beth, We are the lucky ones who can feel the presence of our husbands.  I don't want anyone else who hasn't experienced it to feel bad, it may have happened to all of you but you may not have recognized…"
May 11
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Thanks Slick.  I kept busy today but allowed only the happy memories in.  June 13 (will be in Philly) is the day he passed and that one is truly difficult."
May 10
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Shelley - I just feel it and know it's from my husband.  Sometimes, I'll just mentally answer a question or an affirmation without thinking.  Basically, you just need to be open to it.  It may feel like someone has their…"
May 10
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I am not a religious person but consider myself spiritual.  I believe that you cannot deny what you don't know.  I do have a few examples of my late husband's presence in my life.  About a year after he passed, he woke me up…"
May 6
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Have been reading these posts while  traveling and now that I'm home, I wish to add my 2 cents.  I'm at year 7 7 in June and although I'm managing my grief better, I still feel my husband's presence and hope that will…"
May 2
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Hello Laurel, So sorry for your loss.  Welcome to our group.  None of us want to be here but since we are, its the place we can all relate and get support from each other.  It's been nearly 7 years for me but seems like…"
Apr 25
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Shelley, I can assure you that your husband knew you were there.  My husband was unresponsive for the last 2 days of his life and I, too, kept talking to him.  I commented that I hope he can hear what I'm saying and he smiled…"
Apr 4
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Hi Don,  I know what you mean.  I never mowed the lawn before, fixed leaky faucets, repair the toilet, change batteries in smoke alarm and a bunch of other things but I did learn.  It was frustrating at first but am now very self…"
Mar 26
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Don, You should try going for a walk when you feel like things really suck.  It has helped me get out of my funk.  Good that you are checking in with us.  I know I watch for your email every day.  "
Mar 25
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Good for you Sue.  Little steps lead to bigger steps.  I'm glad you have support from daughter and other widows.  Get well soon.  Sending good karma your way."
Mar 25
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Don, I feel so much relief knowing  that you took our suggestions to heart and are seeking counseling and meeting with a grief counselor.  It will be such help for you and hopefully lift your spirits and that cloud overhead.  Be kind…"
Mar 23
Barzan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Don, please think of what your wife would have wanted for you.  My husband told me while in hospice that he had  the most wonderful 32 years with me and I should also be happy for the time we had and not sad for time we won't. …"
Mar 20

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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 5:17am on June 22, 2017, Slick said…

Hi Barzan...my name is Angela...everyone calls me Angel..going to give you one of my e-mail addresses ....if that's OK with you....that's how I communicate with 2 friends from here...it's so much easier then coming on the site....

[email protected] let's get aquainted and learn a little more about each other..

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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