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Bobbysgirl
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  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • United States
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Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Housework is very good exercise. I have a large house and do all my own housework. I no longer do any yard work. I live in Florida and it is hot most of the year. Now and then I do think about selling my house and moving to an apartment. Bob and I…"
Feb 13
Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Faolan, I take 3 classes of gentle (chair) yoga a week. I have been doing it for several years and find it very beneficial. I have a torn rotator cuff and a tear in my ACL, and I have not had surgery for either. I feel well and do not take any pain…"
Feb 13
Bobbysgirl replied to only1sue's discussion What are the fundamentals of dating in your 60s and 70s?
"The only time I discuss Bob’s passing is with my sons and seldom with a few close friends and on this site. It is a difficult subject. I do talk about Bob. Bob had a good sense of humor and when I feel it is appropriate I will share stories. I…"
Feb 6
Bobbysgirl replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Bob had dementia for a long time and I was his caretaker. When he died I felt relief that he wasn’t suffering anymore and I felt grief at the same time. At times I feel guilt that I survived him, and it is difficult to deal with. Peace to all."
Jan 8
Bobbysgirl replied to only1sue's discussion What are the fundamentals of dating in your 60s and 70s?
"Solo vacations are very liberating. You do what you want, when you want, without consulting anyone. We are responsible for our own lives. Bob and I always did everything together and I never imagined that I could do solo traveling. I am fortunate…"
Jan 3
Bobbysgirl replied to only1sue's discussion What are the fundamentals of dating in your 60s and 70s?
"Slick I have found the best way to meet new people is to get involved in activities you enjoy. I have joined my Y and take classes in cardio and gentle yoga. We also have social activities for older adults. Just had a dinner dance for the holidays.…"
Jan 3
Bobbysgirl commented on Peach's blog post Dealing with emptiness and idle time and low energy
"My husband died July 2013. We were married 53 years. I thought I had adjusted to my new reality. This month my energy is very low and I feel depressed. I have to force myself to do my regular activities, which include yoga and cardio classes at the…"
Dec 29, 2017
Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"In my experience I have come to the conclusion that judgemental people are afraid of people who are different. They live in a very narrow world. I have been fortunate since childhood to being exposed to different people. I am not a religious person…"
Nov 14, 2017
Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Maggie, kindness and inclusiveness are the perfect words. This world would be a paradise is more people practiced it."
Sep 19, 2017
Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Beloved Peach, I agree with MFARM. I am 78, my sons are in their 50s. My friends ages range from mid forties to 106. Some are widowed,some divorced, some couples. Here at WV we share the same painful bond, and the need to express our pain. Peace to…"
Sep 19, 2017
Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"I was very fortunate no interior damage, did not lose utilities. Cleanup outside. My son had to evacuate and stayed at my house until his utilities were restored. We experienced 120 mph winds and it was scary.I feel badly for people who had 185 mph…"
Sep 15, 2017
Bobbysgirl commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"Two months ago was the anniversary of Bob's passing. I am also more at peace. I live in Ft. Lauderdale and after going through hurricane Irma I realized I could handle tough situations. I am feeling stronger and more confident in myself. Peace…"
Sep 15, 2017
Bobbysgirl replied to Gunnerx2's discussion Strength
"Gunnerx2 very happy to hear that all is well with you. Peace."
Sep 12, 2017
Bobbysgirl replied to Gunnerx2's discussion Strength
"Gunnerx2 I hope all is well with you. I did not have any house damage and did not lose my utilities. Feeling very fortunate. Be careful when cleaning up debris and stay safe. Peace."
Sep 11, 2017
Bobbysgirl replied to Gunnerx2's discussion Strength
"I am in the Ft. Lauderdale area and the bands of Irma are over us now. I decided not to evacuate. My son and his wife were in an evacuation area and they are staying at my house.I was afraid of being caught on the highway. There are no hotel rooms…"
Sep 9, 2017
Bobbysgirl replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion When did you remove your wedding rings?
"Bob has been gone 4 years and I still wear a wedding ring. I have been on the habit of removing my rings and watch when I get home. Several months ago when I reached into the drawer to get my rings Without looking I picked up Bob's wedding…"
Aug 2, 2017

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At 8:07am on August 23, 2015, Denise said…
Hello Bobbysgirl,
Sad that we meet under such circumstances .But then we meet ,two strangers with similar lives.
Pl keep in touch
At 10:20pm on June 29, 2015, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Bobbysgirl. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll find caring support and friendship here.

Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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