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Elaine
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  • Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Me again..... I forgot to say that I will be going to Victoria, British Columbia, and would love to meet other folks from WidowedVillage in person, if you would like to do that. Elaine156"
Sep 16, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hi Everyone, I am leaving WidowedVillage as it is time for me to be "getting on with it".  I am moving to Canada's west coast in the new year (to try it out for a full 4 seasons before I make my final decision) and have my days…"
Sep 16, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Ahi Gwamma, I just read your comment about the day your husband tried to give you a heads up that he was dying, and you " missed it". A very similar thing happened to me on the very day my Jack died. He tried to share the lyrics from a…"
Sep 11, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Katpilot, I love your expression "talking life up"  That's a good way of saying what I am trying every day to put into my brain. From now on, this minute, I am telling myself " LIFE is good!", and it really…"
Sep 10, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Callie, I agree, I am relieved that I did not have to deal with the loss of my beloved when I was younger and raising our children and would most definitely have had to go out to work.  God was looking out for me and the children. We are ALL…"
Sep 10, 2015
Elaine replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Need help using the site? Ask here!
"Could you please tell me how I can permanently delete a post I made in a group a month ago. Thanks ."
Sep 8, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hi katpilot, So nice to here you are going back to Hawaii. I will be going to Maui with all of my children and grand-children, and my darling man's ashes in May. It will be my first ever time to Maui. I am so looking forward to it. Jack and I…"
Sep 4, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I agree Hope. We were childhood sweethearts and had 50 years together, but I too don't want to/cannot hold on to the sadness of loss for my future. And I do my best to remember every day that I am here for a reason and that my remaining life is…"
Sep 1, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hi Hope, Your name suits your spirit that you project here. It's early days for you, but I see so much of myself in what you are doing. It's been six months for me. I'm trying a lot of brand new things and retaining those familiar…"
Sep 1, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Thank you everyone for your wonderful birthday wishes! I had the best birthday. In the morning I helped in Sunday school with little grade 4 girls. So precious! Then I met two old friends for coffee and a sweet treat. One of the friends has…"
Aug 23, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hi Elaine D. And laurajay, No, I have not delved into the talks related to grief and such. But I am continuing with my self-directed study on neuroplasticity of the brain and related subjects. And although this is not my first introduction to…"
Aug 22, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"No Kidding Bonnie!  That is the last thing you need.  None of us need or want to relive those painful moments and days, endless as they were.   you just have to forgive and God bless her, but yes.....What on earth was she…"
Aug 16, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Awwww Elaine. I am so sorry that you had that experience. It's inevitable but still a tough one. Take care, Elaine156"
Aug 15, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hello Elaine D., I think there is an option to. House a photo from your gallery. Im not very savy with techie things either, but by trial and error I seem to figure it out. By the way, I live in Winnipeg. That said I've spent a bit of time on…"
Aug 14, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hello Elaine D, I find photos really help identify members very quickly. Just a thought. Anyway, I m Elaine 156, a.k.a. Just "elaine" with my photo. Welcome to the site. Elaine"
Aug 13, 2015
Elaine commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hi lm. Thank you for the book referral. Currently I am reading Your Spacious Self, written by the same writer who wrote Widow to Wodow. Seems like it might be along the same lines as Spiritual House Cleaning. I am enjoying the read. I've also…"
Aug 13, 2015

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My husband died 16 months after being diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. We had been married for 50 years, resulting in 2 sons and a daughter, and 5,grandchildren.

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At 12:53pm on June 11, 2015, Goodoldwine said…
ELaine, Y
es I can feel your pain.....my wife and I loved to dance...slow was our favorite, she was like glue wherever I went she followed...miss that the most,hugs,her presence and everything else....but we will meet again....when our chores are through....we are all in Gods waiting room. God bless you. Steve
At 6:16pm on May 31, 2015, rodsgurl09 said…

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

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