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Imogen's Discussions


Started this discussion. Last reply by Imogen May 14. 7 Replies

HelloMy name is Imogen.  My experience was:  A normal weekend, he played golf, help build a friend's fence & did some yard work.  Monday morning at 5:15am he woke me up & said it hurt too…Continue

Stupid People

Started this discussion. Last reply by MPMom (Colleen) May 17. 58 Replies

HelloSince Doug died & people said so many stupid things to me, I always wanted to have a page where people who were left behind, could share the unbelievable stupid things said to them.1)  The…Continue


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Imogen replied to desare's discussion i just dont know what to do
"evadiva, I get what you are saying.  Amazing how a show we watched together, now is just not interesting. Like you we were home bodies, both working full time & Doug too much overtime, he was too drained to do anything. I too feel young, I…"
14 hours ago
Imogen replied to desare's discussion i just dont know what to do
"I know what you mean. I have benzene so busy for weeks. This week Monday and Tuesday nothing planned and I am at a lose. I just go to my to do list and do two these a day. Somehow to make it seem like I have a purpose. I'd rather been the dad…"
Imogen replied to ByHisGrace08's discussion Young Widow/Widower (YWW) with no Kids
"I was 49 when Doug passed away. We had no children by choice. It definitely made things harder. Other widows had children to share their grief, I was kind of jealous, I hate being alone. Still do its just me and my pets."
Imogen replied to desare's discussion i just dont know what to do
"I wonder if I will ever be "happy".  After Doug died my mother-in-law said to me. "You won't be happy for 20 years, sorry to tell you that".  Here spouse died about 25 years ago. I just fill my time, I mow the…"
Jun 11
Imogen replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion CANADA in the group Connect with others in your area
"Hello, I am in central Alberta"
Jun 4
Imogen replied to Suz's discussion Do you ever get annoyed at the price of funerals?
"$15,000.00 I was blown away. You are right, it is just taking advantage of us when we were in grief/brain stupid mode. Thankfully the only tombstone I liked was in clearance. They were all big & glittering. I just wanted something simple. It is…"
Jun 4
Imogen replied to Susan's discussion Recipes For One
"I just quit eating after Doug died.  I lost 50 pounds in 4 months.  For me it was my dr who helped.  He said you take care of your pets.(He knows they are everything to me) when do you feed them.  I said morning & evening.…"
Jun 4
Imogen replied to Anna's discussion Are you able to read a book?
"After Doug died I couldn't even last thru a 30 minute sitcom, which is really 19 minutes when recorded. I would just get up & walk away. Then I would start dished, then walk away. I tried reading but that was way too much concentrating. I…"
Jun 4
Imogen replied to Dan's discussion Anxiety / Panic attacks
"I had the same thing, never had an anxiety/panic attack in my life.  After Doug died all of a sudden I'm panicking. Dr put me on Atavan, Seemed to be a thing I just had to live thru.  I took them just to go work, & especially when…"
Jun 4
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Imogen's discussion Stupid People
""Someone else must have needed him more." This was said to me within the first 1-2 weeks.   Bullshit.  Who could possibly need him more than his wife and especially his two kids."
May 17
happylilycat replied to Imogen's discussion Stupid People
"Ali, I am so sorry for your loss. It sounds like you lived through a nightmare, and I guess we should all give ourselves credit for doing that, somehow. One of my brothers said something really awful about my husband at our Thanksgiving dinner, and…"
May 17
AEDforever (Ali) replied to Imogen's discussion Stupid People
"Jesus Christ, people are seriously self absorbed.  I know, I had many of these "stupid" comments, and I would even go so far as to say "narcissistic" comments.  At 2 months, my brother said "Really, you just have…"
May 16
Imogen replied to jrval's discussion Life Changes. (But things do get better.)
"Danielle I really feel for you.  That is a lot to have to do on your own.  I hope you have friends in the US & Australia to help you manage everything. "
May 16
Imogen replied to Rich's discussion What's the point?
"i can't agree more that God killed the wrong one.  Doug had friends, out going, loved sports, watching & participating.  But life always worked out for Doug.  Everything he tried he was good at.  Before he died, I…"
May 16
Imogen replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion MAY Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days
"May5 should have been our 33rd anniversary.  May 21 will  be my 4th year alone without Doug.   My sister & father's birthday is in May, along with of course Mother's day.  None of them understand that I just…"
May 16
Imogen replied to Imogen's discussion Introduction
"Thank you, hugs to you today as well."
May 14

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At 1:04pm on April 26, 2017, Alone said…
Thank you for the friend request Imogen I appreciate that. Gentle hug from me to you xxx
At 9:01pm on March 13, 2017, going.on.slowly said…
Just a quick hello from a fellow Widow and Canadian. How are things going?
At 12:29pm on October 7, 2016, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Imogen. 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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