Members

This site is run by widowed people, for widowed people

Widowed Village connects peers with each other for friendship and sharing. The moderators, administrators, and others involved in running this site are not professionals.

Please don't interpret anything you read here as medical, legal, or otherwise expert advice. Don't disregard any expert's advice or take any action as a result of what you read here.

We're friends, not doctors, financial or legal professionals, and we're not "grief experts." But we are here, and we've been "there."

Faolan
  • Female
  • Bedfordshire
  • United Kingdom
Share on Facebook Share

Faolan's Friends

  • catapan
  • Jim
  • Maggie
  • sweetlady
  • Morgana (Janet)
  • Dianne in Nevada
 

Faolan's Page

Latest Activity

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…"
yesterday
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Elaine, whenever I see couples still together, I want to tell them to make the most of what they still have, but I don't, it's inevitable that one of them will be in your shoes one day, it's a sad fact of life."
Sep 24
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Beloved Peach did not have to disclose her age, it isn't mandatory, she was honest.sometimes, we can be less rigid and more flexible about rules and regs, grief is grief, and no respecter of age. I can relate to younger people, so I'm more…"
Sep 20
Faolan commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Me too, and Alexandra, Ceilya, it was bad enough when the Croatian bachelors above me had a boiler leak, and my bedroom ceiling was damaged, but your roof damage makes it trivial by comparison. I expect your dog enjoyed going to work with you,…"
Sep 15

Profile Information

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Widowed Village to add comments!

Join Widowed Village

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.

 
 
 

© 2017   Created by Soaring Spirits.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service