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Gary'swife
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Gary'swife commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Not really have to do with my loss....but my brother's car was stolen 2 weeks ago, found a new one today,but now the key doesn't work in the ignition.  And, a dog we got a couple of months ago appears to have mange...although I was…"
21 hours ago
Gary'swife commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Tekwriter-  Oh that is tough.  Is your son OK now?   Don't give up on going to grief classes.  It's good to "talk" with people here, but it's also to go to a group."
Oct 5
Gary'swife replied to Lissa's discussion fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me in the group Born in the 50s
"I decided a long time ago that looks were not that important (side story, a guy I worked with was SOOO good looking all of us women were swooning...but as time went on I realized he was a stupid jerk, and completely forgot about his…"
Sep 14
Gary'swife replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion What is the most insensitive thing someone has said to you about your loss?
"Maria- no kidding.    You other comments are spot on.... but unless someone calls them on it, they won't get it.  I was at dinner with a couple of friends one time, and was complaining about my mother (as was one other friend),…"
Sep 10
Gary'swife commented on Miss Em (Emma)'s blog post The right time for everything
"Frank P - WE understand.  My mother was with me for some time when my first husband was dying, and when he died.  About 4 days after the funeral she wanted to help me clean out his closet, get rid of all of his clothes.  I was…"
Sep 1
Gary'swife commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I hope my post didn't come off wrong....I think I made it sound like a contest....of course we all here know this is no contest anyone would want to be a part of.  It all just sucks."
Aug 22
Gary'swife commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"@NoLongerInBergenJC Please be kind to yourself.  Our lives have many of those "would have, could have, should have" moments. Hindsight is 20/20.  I have recently been racked by guilt of not helping an older brother who was…"
Aug 22
Gary'swife commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Melissa - Thank you.  It's nice to know I am not alone. After reading the previous posts about "the death", perhaps I need to write my story as I have not told anyone, nor written it.   Gary was not at all…"
Aug 8
Gary'swife replied to Kipuka's discussion when one loss triggers feeling of other losses..
"Oh my!!   Yes, we can often postpone and bury grief.... I did so after my first husband died by working.  But, when my father died it seemed to trigger the suppressed grief.    Writing helped me, and has helped other…"
Aug 8
Gary'swife commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"My life isn't bad, but I oh so miss my husband.  OK, not the bad stuff, just the good stuff.  I know all here will understand.  Just having one of those days."
Aug 8
Gary'swife commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Shelley... I often call a friend, maybe one who is also widowed.  I remind myself I am still alive, and what do I want to do with the rest of my life.  I am not saying this makes missing your spouse any easier.....I also sometimes journal,…"
Jun 22
Gary'swife commented on Dianne in Nevada's group Widowed in 2014
"Yesterday I went with my brother (who had a stroke and lives with me) to the VA to pass out magazines and homemade cookies.  We went to the hospice and the nursing home.   My late husband stayed in the nursing home for 6 weeks after…"
Jun 19
Gary'swife commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I too wanted to sue a hospital....as most people it's not about the money, but about affecting change.   I happened across a notice at the hospital for their hospital accredidation, and filed a complaint with them. Although they would…"
May 29
Gary'swife commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"As Memorial Day approaches I realize how many people I knew and loved are dead.  Slick and shelley- I understand what you mean about seeing someone you thought was your husband.  I am now to the point where I will just say to myself…"
May 24
Gary'swife commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"A wave a sadness came over me tonight.  The strikes in Syria for some reason just triggered bad memories from 9/11, which also made me think of all those I have lost.   I have been taking care of my brother for the last year after he…"
Apr 13
Gary'swife commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Don Come here and tell us how you are doing.  Go to the chat room.  You are not alone.  I also lost my husband in February (many years ago).   Sending hugs.  "
Mar 19

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At 7:06am on April 25, 2015, leendah said…

sheri baby said it.........takes awhile for emotional healing...........And we wouldn't have the sorrow if we hadn't loved them..........I would rather have loved than not loved at all.

At 9:59am on June 25, 2014, Shirah said…

Gary's wife,  Hello there,  welcome to WV.  This is an awesome site, and the support is caring and loving.  I joined in May and I am so glad I found it.  It's been wonderful to talk to and get to know people who get "it".  Have a blessed day. 

At 12:38am on June 25, 2014, Damianino! said…
Gary's wife,

Welcome to WV, I am sorry for your loss. I neeive over the next fews days and the succeeding weeks, you will come to appreciate this site like all the members here have always affirmed.

I am just about 2 weekS old in the site and it feels lilke I have known these beautiful companions on WV. Way to. Go. Post whatever issues that bother you on line and you can be sure that members with a wide range of experiences would respond to your queries. Cheers!
At 6:12pm on June 24, 2014, Joyce said…

Welcome Gary'swife:  I'm sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found your way to this site. I hope you will find the same comfort and understanding here at Widowed Village that I have. In the beginning I just read the blogs and posts and lurked in chat. Post and join in chat when you feel comfortable. It is nice to be among people who "Get It"

 
 
 

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