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Faolan
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  • Bedfordshire
  • United Kingdom
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Faolan replied to Neush's discussion Joining seven weeks after my wife's death in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"This is Exactly how we begin, one day at a time, and before we know it, Weeks, months and years have passed. I remember feeling as you do, a huge question mark hangs over you "what now?" and you just don't know what you're…"
Apr 6
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Housework is good exercise, and Tai Chi, which a doctor recommended. I live in a ground floor flat (appt if you're American) , but the little front garden is under my care, and I put salt down now, I can't do snow shovelling, my late…"
Feb 13
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"My Doctor told me No gym, because repetitive exercise is bad for my joints. But, I have just spent an hour doing a bit of gardening, and I walk, albeit with support. Maybe I will reach my nineties!"
Feb 13
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"It doesn't matter how much we spend on moisturiser, old age is the only thing to do Exactly what it says on the tin!"
Feb 8
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I woke up to heavy snow this morning, the first in years. I too, am glad the surgery went well. Looking forward to the Winter Solstice, which heralds lighter mornings and evenings. It's an emotional time for all of us here, but I'm sure…"
Dec 10, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Well, it's settled down to "good" days without pain, and "not so good" when it twinges, but nowhere near the agony it was. Elaine, I wish you well for your surgery, and your surgeon sounds very nice. I'm sure he is…"
Nov 11, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"LJ, thank you for your kind words, it's not just the relentless pain, it's the frustration of not being able to do much or go out."
Nov 5, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I'm not receptive to the joy of ageing either, 9th week of my worst sciatic flare, my mantra is Bette Davis quote "Old age ain't for sissies""
Nov 4, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"This is awful to learn, parents should never have to outlive their children, and a double loss is even harder. Love and Blessings Frank."
Nov 2, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"A retired greyhound is ideal for older folk, low maintenance couch potatoes. Light grooming, and because they are sprinters, just two stately short walks a day. Not all have raced, some just don't take to it. If I wasn't disabled, a…"
Oct 23, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"We bred and exhibited etc German Shepherds and Samoyeds for over 30 yrs, companions first and foremost, no kennel dogs for us. Our last GSD died aged 16 yrs from a stroke, Babsi was a German Import, she waited until my husband came home, went to…"
Oct 23, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Pets give us a reason to get out of bed in the morning. They are incredible empaths, they know exactly how we are feeling. When I was a girl I had an incredible Border Collie, if I was upset, crying, he would rest his head on my knee and whimper…"
Oct 16, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"There is a subscription, not sure about smart TV, here in the UK it is £7.49 a month. Very affordable considering. I'm all for films that are pure hokum, and stand up comedians, after all, laughter is the best medicine!"
Oct 10, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Yes, it can be very therapeutic, anything to take our mind off things and give us respite, even if it is only temporarily."
Oct 10, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Being a massive Steven King fan, and having read the book years ago, it was Geralds Game on Netflix for me, I absolutely loved it. I would bawl my eyes out if I watched the film you mention, so I've wussed out of watching it, for now."
Oct 1, 2017
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I have read this book And watched the DVD, it's a self help book about positive thinking, but I would not consider it helpful when it comes to grief and everything that comes with it."
Sep 26, 2017

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At 11:10am on December 22, 2015, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Faolan. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll 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. Be sure to check out the HOME page for the latest news.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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