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EarthSpirit (Carol)
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  • Deland, FL
  • United States
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EarthSpirit (Carol) replied to Mike's discussion Why did this happen? in the group Widowed in 2017
"Denise, it’s been a few days over 4 months for me since my husband passed.  And your comments “I’m not the same person I was, I go through the motions every day, but I feel lost and empty” struck such a chord!…"
Feb 13
EarthSpirit (Carol) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"My husband passed away on Oct. 5, 2017, this is all new and sad territory. A fairly routine heart surgery resulted in a hospital induced infection, and in less than 2 months he was gone; a healthy, robust and active man  still competing in…"
Feb 13
EarthSpirit (Carol) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Gary, I can’t speak to your particular circumstance but my heart goes out to you in the challenging path you’re on. I am sorry for your loss of a 35 year love, and hope their are local resources to help you with raising your grandson. My…"
Feb 13
ShirleyB left a comment for EarthSpirit (Carol)
"I hope we can continue to be a comfort to each other. My best to you always."
Feb 12
EarthSpirit (Carol) replied to Mike's discussion Why did this happen? in the group Widowed in 2017
"I’m so very sorry for your loss Mike. The questioning you’re going through is common to all of us, an endless loop in our heads. My husband passed away 4 months ago, and I’ll always have questions about medical decisions that were…"
Feb 12
EarthSpirit (Carol) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2017
"ShirleyB, my heart goes out to you and your children, coping with the loss of husband and father. Way too soon. I am old enough to be your mother (74), but your words have comforted me; shouldn’t it be the other way around?! After only 4…"
Feb 11
EarthSpirit (Carol) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2017
"Carmen, your post was very comforting and moving, especially the part about creating as oasis where we now have this void in our lives and hearts. I also believe, as you do, that my husband is here with me in some way, loving me and encouraging me…"
Feb 11
EarthSpirit (Carol) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2017
"I join this group as a result of my beloved husband’s passing on October 5, 2017. I still can’t believe it as I write it, and the four months seem like a lifetime ago. We were married for 28 wonderful years, a second time around for us…"
Feb 10
EarthSpirit (Carol) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I am new to this group. I find myself here as a result of my beloved husband Ralph’s passing on October 5, 2017. It seems like a lifetime ago, although only 4 months. We would have celebrated our 28th anniversary on November 18, 2017, and…"
Feb 8
EarthSpirit (Carol) replied to EarthSpirit (Carol)'s discussion Joining the Club that no one wants to belong to... in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Thank you for your reply, Gwamma. I will take your suggestion to find One Thing to find cheer and joy in every day, it’s a very good one to focus on.  I expect this to be a journey with no end, just an easing of the pain over time. Thank…"
Feb 8
Gwamma replied to EarthSpirit (Carol)'s discussion Joining the Club that no one wants to belong to... in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I am so glad you have many friends supporting you thru these first months!  They are the hardest. Yes....beginning to realize you will have to go forward without him and build a new identity is a toughie.   Give yourself time.  I know…"
Feb 7
EarthSpirit (Carol) added a discussion to the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
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Joining the Club that no one wants to belong to...

I am new to Soaring Spirits and this particular group. I find myself here as a result of my beloved husband Ralph’s passing on October 5, 2017. It seems like a lifetime ago, although only 4 months. We would have celebrated our 28th anniversary on November 18, 2017, and although we had each been married before, we were the loves of each other’s lives. We shared many travel adventures, loved good food and cooking together, theater, sharing volunteer work, enjoying family and friends, never at a…See More
Feb 7
Dianne in Nevada left a comment for EarthSpirit (Carol)
"Welcome to Widville, EarthSpirit. 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…"
Feb 5

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At 1:33pm on February 12, 2018, ShirleyB said…

I hope we can continue to be a comfort to each other. My best to you always.

At 2:57pm on February 5, 2018, Dianne in Nevada said…

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

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