"While I now have to identify as a widow I'm still very much Gord's wife still. I've met some widows that no longer wear their wedding ring but I will wear mine always. For our 40th anniversary we remade my original rings…"
"After Gord died every time I sat down to watch some of our favourite shows like The Resident, The Good Doctor and so on it was about patients with ailments specific to Gord's and it made me cry until I thought there weren't any more tears…"
"I haven't moved any of Gord's clothes from our closet and the clothes he went to the hospital in I had to take home which were bagged up are still in the bag in the closet. I haven't been able to open the bag yet. At…"
"I understand about thinking it would be easier to let him go as he was in such pain and even tho' I told him it was okay to leave it wasn't. Even though our sons, daughter-in-law, older grandson and best friend were there with…"
"Thank you for sharing. My heart hurts with you as I lost my sister and my husband within 22 months of each other. I didn't have a clue that the two would compound each other so badly that I feel I cannot breathe at times. My…"
"I have a wonderful book by Martha W. Hickman "Healing After a Loss" with daily meditations for working through grief. I started it on January 1/19. I cry thru each one but feel a bit better after reading them. …"
"I love the memories we made in the 34+ years here but it doesn't feel like home anymore and it's painful coming back to the house by myself. Some days I don't go out so I don't have to come back. I'm glad I have my…"
"I understand. My husband's death has me not knowing who I am, what I want to do, how I want to do it and how will I get thru it alone. He passed away Sept. 22/18 and I still feel like I'm on hold expecting to wake up and find…"
"My husband of 42+ years passed away (age 64) and my anger is directed towards our Canadian & Provincial health system. He slipped thru the cracks far too often despite my diligence and repeated questions regarding his heart. I…"
"I'm very sorry for your loss. So much of what you said resonates with me. I met my husband the day before I turned 17, engaged 3 months later, together 44+ years, and married for 42+. We retired the summer of 2016 but sadly…"
"Hi Kate. I'm sorry for your loss. I'm new to this site too and my husband passed away on Sept. 22/18. We'd been together 44+ yrs and married 42+m years. My first time out was with my kids and I still felt out…"
"As of tomorrow it's been a year since our oldest Bichon, Maggie, passed away just a week shy of her 16th birthday. Thankfully I still had Sophie (11 yrs) after my husband died Sept. 22/18. Sophie had major back surgery the day…"
"Thank you for your reply. I now know I'll ask friends out for supper on our anniversary and the kids/grandkids and I will go out to celebrate his birthday. I never want anyone to forget him and talking about him really does help as…"
"My husband, Gord was just 64 when he passed away on October 22, 2018. We'd been together for 44 yrs (since I was 17 and he was 20) and married for 42 years. He was in the hospital for the month before he died but even though…"
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