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CC replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"I know exactly how you feel, my husband had a sudden heart attack on March 16 the day before our entire city closed down. He was laid off his job two weeks before and was helping workers to finish a renovation in our home. I’m left with no…"
May 20
Tracey replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"Thank you Estragon.   Yes,I agree it needs to be dealt with sooner then later."
May 19
Maggiepie replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"I know the feeling "Don't forget him". My hubby passed away Dec 12 2019. Family (hubby's, as hubby is my only family here) and others rallied around and they were awesome. Then later, whenever they talked about something else or…"
May 19
CatCo replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"I guess I am blessed. Despite Corona, everyone was here with me, hugging me, supporting me, being there for Barry  as he crossed over."
May 18
Estragon replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"Hi again Tracey.  In thinking about this more, maybe it shouldn't be put in the "do later" column.  Some of my (in hindsight) less dependable former partners did some pretty unsavoury things when things looked to be going…"
May 18
Estragon replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"Hi Tracey.  FWIW, I've had a mixed experience with business "partnerships".  At the end of the day, the difference between the good ones and the bad ones is how we handle the S*tty  times.  As I understand it, an…"
May 18
Tracey replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"Same here Tom.  My husband passed away on 20 Mar from cancer. He was in hospice care at home so we (our two adult children and I) were with him. We couldn’t have a service.  Originally planned on having one after covid restrictions,…"
May 18
Tom replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"My wife passed away on April 4th, also, but she was in hospice care at home with us, so I was able to be with her when she died. I am so sorry that you were not. As detailed above, there has been no service for her yet. Dealing with this coronavirus…"
May 5
Estragon replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"I don't know, but I remember telling the nurse "for the love of god, don't let her wake up" (she was struggling to breath and appeared to be in some distress).  The nurse assured me the drugs would make sure she didn't…"
May 5
outwest replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"Estragon I hope you are correct. The place she was in has a good reputation. The RN on duty on the 2nd called to allow me to FaceTime with my wife, while she could not respond the RN seemed to sense that she at least hear my voice. thanks for the…"
May 5
Estragon replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"My wife also died before cv19.  Exactly when she died is harder to pin down.  It was a brain aneurysm.  I think "she" died within minutes, before the ambulance arrived.  She (at least her physical shell) was kept on…"
May 5
Gigi replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"I am so sorry. If I can count anything as "lucky" it's that my husband died right before all the restrictions kicked in and I was able to be with him as he died. To not be allowed to do so is the utmost grief. There were about 70…"
May 5
Gigi replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"thanks Tom"
May 5
outwest replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"My wife of 42 years passed away April 4. When she was admitted to hospice care I was able stay with her then the rules changed and I could not see her even thru a window. I was allowed back in on April 3 because she sign had started to trend down…"
May 5
Soaring Spirits replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"We have scheduled a ZOOM meeting for those who were widowed during or by Covid-19. If you'd like to join us tomorrow, Tuesday, May 5, at 10:00am Pacific Time please note below or send an email to [email protected] and I'll send…"
May 4
Tom replied to Impala Princess's discussion Corona is making my partner's passing so much more difficult in the group Widowed in 2020
"Thank you, Gigi. You know, I hope that you are able to have that celebration of life for your husband before too long. I think that people will come just as I know people will come for my wife’s service. Everyone’s life has been put on…"
May 2

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And So It Begins...

Posted on March 22, 2020 at 6:41pm 0 Comments

The flowers from the funeral are just about dead. All of the out of town relatives have left. The food that people brought over is just about gone or ready to be thrown out. The phone doesn't ring that much. Not very many texts coming in. No more sympathy cards in the mail. Tomorrow will be two weeks since my partner of 15 years, John, died of what is assumed to be a massive heart attack. He was already gone by the time I found him.  He was 54 years old. The last two weeks have been a blur.…

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At 4:55pm on March 20, 2020, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Impala Princess. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here.

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