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Claire
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  • New Orleans, LA
  • United States
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Dining Out

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mary Sep 30. 8 Replies

I took myself out for dinner this week.  I try to do this occasionally and would like to increase the frequency to regularly.  I typically go to a neighborhood restaurant here in NOLA.  They…Continue

Sorry For Your Loss TV Show

Started Sep 16 0 Replies

I watched this show last year and looking forward to this coming season.  Just wanted to share with anyone who has not heard of it.   It doesn't seem like grief is typically covered on TV.    I felt…Continue

 

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Claire commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Tekwriter, I am so very sorry for your loss.  My heart hurts for you.  "
Nov 4
Claire replied to Butleri62's discussion Sleep in the group Born in the 50s
"Ian, I am so sorry for your loss. It is truly heart breaking. The anti anxiety meds could help with your sleep issue. The only "natural" sleep aid I know about is melatonin. Some people also feel meditation helps before bedtime. Hoping you…"
Oct 30
Claire commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"shelley,  I know what you mean.  I just passed my first year without him.  September was first anniversary without him.  I dreaded those dates.   And it was just another effin day without him.   Sucks Big…"
Oct 27
Claire replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"I know there is one in Toronto next month. "
Oct 24
Claire replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Steve  I am so sorry for your loss.   Your wife Sharon passed away on my Ardell's death-versary.   He was also a cancer patient.   It is so heart wrenching to watch our loved one go from healthy to sick and…"
Oct 24
Claire replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Mary   I am so sorry for your loss.   Only people who have experienced loss of a spouse seem to understand.    I am planning to attend the Soaring Spirits conference in Tampa  March 2020.  People I have met…"
Oct 24
Claire replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Laurie It does take some time to get used to the new normal.   I just passed the 1 year mark.   I try to stay active, volunteering, exercising.   I also take myself out for lunch or dinner.   I'm thinking…"
Oct 24
Claire commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2018
"GKinSD I don't think grief is a straight line. It's more like tangled necklaces in a jewelry box.  Some of the knots are easy to untangle. And there are others that are almost impossible.  Sadly we all have to get used to this…"
Oct 19
Claire replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Alma, the description "grief is love with nowhere to go" seems very accurate. I am so sorry for your loss.  This is a club none of us wanted to join.  But it is a comfort to have this outlet.   "
Oct 11
Claire commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Athena53, thank you for sharing this information.  I'm going to check that group out. "
Oct 9
Claire commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"For the Thanksgiving holiday I'm going to volunteer at a mission that provides dinner for homeless. Christmas, I'm not sure about that yet. "
Oct 8
Claire commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Playing and romping are great for puppies.  But a structured walk also teaches them how to behave in a human led activity.  I fully expect dogs to interact differently with other dogs in comparison to how they interact with their…"
Oct 7
Claire commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"For starters I would not use food rewards until you can deal with the grabbing/biting issue.  You mention he's high strung/hyper, how much exercise does he get.  I'm a Big fan of the forced march walk for exercise.   …"
Oct 7
Claire replied to jlsrdh's discussion Anniversary Today in the group Born in the 50s
"jlsrdh, what you wrote to your dear husband is so sweet.   Thank you for sharing with us.   Claire "
Oct 5
Claire commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Riet, you are pushing thru and doing what needs to be done.   I'm sure your dear husband would be proud of you. "
Oct 2
Claire replied to Mary's discussion Just mad at the world today in the group Born in the 50s
"Mary, I tell people I'm getting used to the "new normal".  "
Oct 1

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At 5:42am on September 12, 2019, Dianne in Nevada said…

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

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