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CarLady
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CarLady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"Yesterday was the 4th anniversary of my husband's passing it was labour day Sunday morning which meant arrangements to transfer his remains to the funeral home were delayed and there was no one available to pronounce even though death was…"
Sep 2
CarLady replied to Prissy's discussion in-laws of deceased husband in the group Born in the 50s
"Hi Prissy - My husband passed away 3yrs+9months ago from leukemia; we were very happily married for 35yrs and I had a great relationship with his family.  As soon as he passed away my son, daughter and I have been treated as…"
Jun 28
CarLady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear Boo - Two and a half months is so early. I was a vegetable the first entire year - in a fog, just going through the motions of going to work and returning to curl up in a ball on the sofa.  It's been 3 yrs and 9 months of widowhood…"
Jun 16
CarLady replied to Pointbass's discussion Retire? Or Not? in the group Born in the 50s
"I turned 62 in December 2016, and am also considering retiring at the end of this year.  My husband passed away 3-1/2 years ago this month.  My company pension is based on retirement at 63 (! odd, I know) and I will have been there 20…"
Mar 6
CarLady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dublin53 - My husband passed away 38 months ago; his ashes are at home with me in the room he passed away in along with a big picture of him, some candles and a couple of glass angels.  His favourite place to be was at home and we lived in one…"
Nov 23, 2016
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Oct 20, 2016
CarLady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I have Williams's ashes in the den, the room where he passed away as it was turned into a hospital room for the last week of his life. It was 3 years last month. I have no plans to move his ashes, the box is surrounded with a large picture of…"
Oct 20, 2016
CarLady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"Hi - I too read all the posts but rarely post myself. The third anniversary passed a couple of weeks ago and am starting to socialize more just lately. I'm still working full time and find looking after the house on my own a much bigger…"
Sep 25, 2016
CarLady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"I too have enjoyed all the dating comments. Like Brianne I wonder who married some of these guys the first time. My husband was a lovely man, modest, kind, respectful always. I was lucky to be his wife for 34 years. I wasn't looking for…"
Aug 5, 2016
CarLady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"My heart is not into dating although next month will be 3 yrs since my husband passed away. I distanced myself from a couple of self-centered family members because I will no longer make allowances for mean, selfish people in my…"
Aug 3, 2016
CarLady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"Thanks everyone for the wonderful support throughout my daughter's wedding, I really appreciate it. The happiness of the occasion is still with me this week although I am back at work now.  On a more serious note to "Needytoo" -…"
Jul 22, 2016
CarLady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"to all my treasured "wid-siblings":  from your kind, supportive comments in the past week I feel you are an extension of family.  I'm pleased to say my daughter's wedding was the best day of her life, and certainly the…"
Jul 18, 2016
CarLady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"to all my treasured "wid-siblings":  from your kind, supportive comments in the past week I feel you are an extension of family.  I'm pleased to say my daughter's wedding was the best day of her life, and certainly the…"
Jul 18, 2016
CarLady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Hi Lioness - Thank you for sharing!  As I sit here reviewing my speech to my daughter and son-in-law tomorrow it is nice to feel so much support from you and this community.  I WILL be strong, for my daughter's sake and everyone…"
Jul 15, 2016
CarLady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"Thanks so much booktime (Susan), I appreciate your messages.  I've attended one other wedding since Bill passed, the daughter of my neighbour - our "kids" went to school together.  I'm glad you have met some nice…"
Jul 14, 2016
CarLady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"It's been a while since I've posted; I am 61 and September will be the 3rd anniversary of my husband's passing from leukemia.  On Saturday our only daughter is marrying her long-time love; her brother and I will be walking her…"
Jul 14, 2016

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At 4:57pm on May 11, 2015, longwalks said…

Looks like we both lost our husbands to leukemia (AML). We were married 33 years. I look forward to getting to know you better. Take care…..peace….

At 6:38pm on May 1, 2015, eliana said…

Welcome to Widville, CarLady. I am truly sorry for your loss, and hope you 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. Take care of yourself.

 
 
 

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