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Debra
  • Female
  • Burke, VA
  • United States
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Debra commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2019
"I’m at 1 year and 2 days. Two weeks ago I bought myself flowers for my (our) 41st anniversary.  Today I received Tom’s final paycheck. It took a year dealing with the government, but it’s over. It’s time to move on,…"
May 20
Debra commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2019
"A friend told me she wakes up each day thinking it’s all a bad nightmare, meaning the pandemic. I thought to myself, that’s how I’ve felt the past 10 months since my husband died."
Mar 28
Debra commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2019
"My neighbor told me last fall that she too was suffering from depression all summer because her college age son spent the summer in Europe. I was shocked at the insensitivity."
Mar 23
Debra commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2019
"I'm 10 months in and I remember being where you are. The stuff that kept you busy, like paperwork, is mostly over and there’s a quiet that’s deafening. Things will get better, not great, but better. I think all the doom and gloom…"
Mar 13
Debra commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2019
"I just returned from a trip to Iceland with my daughter. It was with Road Scholar which is a program for “older” people. I was going to go alone, but my 30 yr old daughter wanted to go and I said ok since I might not be ready to travel…"
Feb 23
Debra commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2019
"Riskybiz, it’s been less than a month for you. For most of us it’s been several months, but we know what you’re going through. Be kind to yourself. Hopefully you have a friend or family member you can count on to be there for you.…"
Jan 13
Debra commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2019
"I talked to an old coworker at a party recently, someone I hadn’t seen in many years. I knew she had been single for many years, but I didn’t know if she was widowed or divorced. Apparently she was divorced long ago.  I told her…"
Jan 13
Debra replied to Melissa's discussion Holiday Plans in the group Widowed in 2019
"This is my first holiday season also. For Christmas I’m taking my grown kids on vacation to somewhere we’ve never been. I think a change is absolutely necessary this year."
Nov 21, 2019
Dianne in Nevada left a comment for Debra
"Welcome to Widville, Debra. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here. Join the Groups that fit you to find others that share your experience. Check out the Forum Discussions for…"
Sep 18, 2019
Debra commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2019
"I didn’t expect so many people in this group. It’s been almost 4 months for me. My husband of 40 yrs and 13 days died 100 days after being diagnosed with leukemia. He was only 64 and so very healthy, until this happened. We were…"
Sep 15, 2019
Judyrose left a comment for Debra
"Debra.  Welcome to the community I’m glad you found us but sorry you had to.  You’ll find a lot of help and support here all you have to do is ask      Judyrose "
Sep 14, 2019

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At 7:23am on September 18, 2019, Dianne in Nevada said…

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

Join the Groups that fit you to find others that share your experience. Check out the Forum Discussions for conversations on all sorts of topics. Share your story. You'll find the latest news on the HOME page.

At 6:49pm on September 14, 2019, Judyrose said…

Debra. 

Welcome to the community I’m glad you found us but sorry you had to.

 You’ll find a lot of help and support here all you have to do is ask  

   Judyrose 

 
 
 

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