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Started this discussion. Last reply by Callie2 Sep 12, 2017. 12 Replies

I sit here in Tampa waiting for Irma to arrive.  A little scared and nervous.  Thought about evacuating when they issued the mandatory evacuation but there really is no where to do.  If you want to…Continue

Defining Me

Started this discussion. Last reply by SweetMelissa2007 Sep 9, 2017. 15 Replies

My husband Dennis died very suddenly on July 7th.  I came home from work and found him.  We were married 30 years.  The process has been a long one that just ended this week.  We have two…Continue


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Gunnerx2 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Thank you so much for this.  When you think about what she says it makes perfect sense.  To move the story along on its journey.  I never fully "broke down" so I think that also kept the memory here and alive rather than…"
Jan 25
Gunnerx2 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"IBelieveInYou, I love when  you say "its normal for me".  You are so right.  Dennis and I used to talk baby talk.  Our big secret.  Now I find myself talking baby talk to my cats.   :) I know Dennis hears me…"
Jan 25
Gunnerx2 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2017
"I couldn't have said it better ShirleyB.  There are nights now where I get ready for bed and stop, thinking "wow, I didn't cry today".  I still go to the cemetery every Sunday only now instead of sitting there crying, I…"
Jan 24
Gunnerx2 replied to Tess's discussion Self Discovery in the group Born in the 50s
"Tess I always say that I am learning to define myself now.  I didn't know who "Carol" was, only "Carol and Dennis".  That is so against who I am, a strong independent woman.  So it is so unfamiliar to me to…"
Jan 23
Gunnerx2 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hi Kim, you sound just like I did and sometimes still do.  My husband passed away very suddenly 6 months ago.  I understand how you are feeling and the overwhelming pain.  I still go to the cemetery every week, I still talk to him all…"
Jan 21
Gunnerx2 replied to Mike's discussion Struggling to get by. in the group Widowed in 2017
"Hi Mike, I hear myself in your email.  Dennis and I were married 30 years also.  I came home from work and found him dead in the shower.  Yes it is totally overwhelming.  It has been 6 months for me.  You have been less than…"
Jan 15
Gunnerx2 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2017
"Kimmy I know exactly how you feel.  My husband passed in July.  I still sob every day.  Yesterday I finally went to the courthouse to record a quick claim deed to take his name off the deed to the house.  I felt like I was…"
Oct 27, 2017
Gunnerx2 replied to Raven2017's discussion "I know what you are going through" UGH! in the group Widowed in 2017
"You are better than I am I think I would have said something to them.  You are right this is a shitty club to be a member of.  You know, I'm not suicidal and would not kill myself, but the other day I thought I would not be upset if I…"
Sep 15, 2017

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At 10:45am on September 3, 2017, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Gunnerx2.  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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