"It was Thanksgiving day 2012 and as I watched the Flight-for-Life helicopter lift into the air carrying Susan, my wife of 35 years I prayed: "Lord, don't you think that she has been through enough in her life?" 50 years of…"
Thank You, and you are welcome. I hope what I've done in a similar situation will at least give you something to start from.
I lost both of my parents several years ago. My mother died of Cancer and a year later very nearly to…"
I understand your feelings and its because I've been there. My wife Susan was in a facility where she was recovering from a kidney rejection. I visited her on Saturday, and we spoke on the phone on Sunday. …"
I'm sorry to take so long in replying. It's been very busy with my youngest in the hospital.
In writing my comments that evening, I was trying to get my thoughts and feelings down on "paper" so to speak and…"
"Thank you all for your thoughts and words. They have helped tremendously.
I mentioned in an earlier post that while some folks choose to remember their loss on the day of their death. Others continue on with Mother's and Father's…"
"Thank you all for your encouraging words and thanks Barb for the card.
I am improving and coming to grips with my loss of Scott. I wish things had happened differently.
((((HUGS)))) and again, Thank You.
"Today, and this week has been a terrible week for me. On Tuesday, I traveled south for two hours where myself and another friend who lived another two hours south east from there met and helped a new widow. Her husband was also a ham, and had…"
After having a successful kennel in Norfolk, we moved to Colorado and our job would not allow us to have dogs. We lasted about a week when we decided we needed to have something furry in the home. We went to the Denver Dumb…"
"I am so glad that folks have started posting again. My last post was sitting there by itself for so long I was afraid I'd said something wrong, or offending or too painful, and driven folks off.
The book that helped me the most was AWAKENING FROM GRIEF, by John E. Welshons. I read the book through shortly after Susan passed, and even though I was so submerged in grief, I was still able to realize that there was a wealth…"
"Hi Beloved Peach, Ceilya, and Okbobbo,
It was not my intention to mislead you all. I am "from" Greece NY. I was born in Strong Memorial hospital back in January, 1945 so I doubt that the building even still exists. …"
Saw your note on the construction. You must have used the same crew that Susan and I had building the addition on our home! Three years after Susan's passing, they finally finished the addition and drove off. When I got…"
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My hobbies also include freshwater aquariums, I am an "Aqua Gardener." My home is at 10,000ft elevation inside the Colorado Rocky Mountains. My formal education is in Geology and Philosophy.
Frank, I of course could come meet you nearer to Hampden. There's also a Village Inn near Wadsworth and Hampden, right? (by the Kohl's and Chipotle?) I don't know if that's where you shop, or not. You are making the trek, so once you're here, let's make it as convenient for you as possible. -Debbie
Hi Frank, Saw your message and appreciate your thoughts. I doing well, keeping busy. Lots of beach time with the family and had loads of fun . Anticipating my 44th wedding anniversary with so many emotions. I must say I do feel better, it's not as raw . This is the 3rd one without Gary. It was always a day of celebration. He would bring me roses, and we would go out somewhere to celebrate. On different occasions we celebrated with a destination. Now I must carry on. I will buy those roses and have a nice dinner , drink some wine and toast the love of my life... How lucky we were..... Please tell me what you have been doing? How are you doing these days?
Welcome to Widville, Frank. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll find caring support and friendship here.
Here's a good place to start: Basic Site Info 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. Those 'chirps' you hear when you're in Widowed Village mean people are talking in the Chat Room; stop in some time and join the conversations. I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.