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J in Florida
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Health insurance coverage for surviving spouse

Started this discussion. Last reply by KayeL Apr 4. 5 Replies

I don't know if anybody here has encountered this problem. When SJ died, so did our business and our health care coverage. Now I'm trying to get coverage for myself and am having the worst time…Continue

 

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J in Florida replied to soulmate's discussion If you could choose one song to express how you feel after the death of your spouse what would it be?
"I just learned this on the guitar. Pretty much sums it up. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPxgat9Sd4w"
Sep 29
J in Florida replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"Great post, I'm still struggling with should I seek another relationship or leave it be. I still have the thoughts that if I did engage in another relationship it's somehow cheating. I know intellectually it isn't, but the heart is…"
Aug 29
J in Florida replied to soulmate's discussion If you could choose one song to express how you feel after the death of your spouse what would it be?
"Saw Dweezil play this live. It is awesome. Nothing fancy, he just played it like he meant it. He was missing his dad. It is simple yet brilliant. This one is on the list for Squirrel Puddin'. :-)"
Aug 23
J in Florida replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"It's been over a year, and I can't even think of dating, let alone marrying. I miss my boo, and I still kind of feel like it would be cheating, even though I know and understand that it's not. I've been married twice, first one…"
Jul 24
J in Florida replied to Roxana's discussion So sad, longing to be with my husband, and wedding anniversary.
"We just had what would have been our 8th wedding anniversary, but on one awful night SJ was taken from us. It's been over 1 year, which still feels like yesterday, but I had a good day looking at our pictures and remembering the awesome times…"
Jul 2
J in Florida replied to JustLynn's discussion Do you think you’ll get married again?
"Right now, I would have to say no. Heck to the no. As in no freaking way. Ask again in a year or so, I might have a different answer.  It's been a bit over a year, and I still have no interest in dating or marriage. I wouldn't want…"
Jun 23
J in Florida replied to soulmate's discussion If you could choose one song to express how you feel after the death of your spouse what would it be?
"This one tears me up every time. I wish I could tell her this even just one more time... https://youtu.be/JDgSWmoZA70?t=7"
May 21
J in Florida replied to Hayley_A's discussion Where is everyone from?
"Born and raised in suburban Minneapolis, been in Central Florida for 40 years. Love it."
May 18
J in Florida replied to LandL (Linda)'s discussion Has anyone else gotten worse as time goes by?
"I'm a year in, and the frequency is getting less and less, but still minor things trigger me. While I understand this is normal, it still sucks when it happens. WRT calls from vultures, at first it was like the teenagers storming the gates at a…"
May 17
J in Florida replied to Canshifter's discussion What is the most insensitive thing someone has said to you about your loss?
"Wow, that's harsh. My counseling told us not to take things like this too seriously, because it's going to happen. Easier said than done."
May 9
J in Florida replied to Jill's discussion How old were you when your spouse died? How does your age affect your self-concept now that you're on your own?
"I was 57 and SJ was 64. She was a young 64, however she did live in San Fran in the 80's and then the FL Keys in the 90's. She was also quite athletic. Come to find out, the battle scars were adding up, but we didn't realize it. Talk…"
May 1
J in Florida replied to cushty1's discussion One year later and no one remembers
"Rather than do a funeral, we did a "Celebration of Life" for SJ, about 2 months after she passed. About 80 people showed up, including her childhood friends from CT, freinds from when she lived in San Fran, other friends from all around…"
Apr 19
J in Florida replied to JK (OK)'s discussion Having a hard time taking my wife off of accounts, etc...Is anyone else having trouble? Is it important?
"Been a year for me. I attacked all this stuff immediately after SJ passed, as I was still in a zone and in a fog because of her sudden passing. Mine was fairly simple and straightforward with a few hiccups and glitches. Once the reality set in, I…"
Apr 15
J in Florida replied to Timbers's discussion Is it really possible to make room in your heart for a new love?
"No doubt chef, we all have "battle scars". SJ and I met in our 50's, so the stupid stuff we did in our younger days was not an issue. She had her warts and lord knows I have mine--nothing serious, just stupid stuff we do when we are…"
Apr 14
J in Florida replied to Timbers's discussion Is it really possible to make room in your heart for a new love?
"Barbee that is awesome. Thanks for sharing because there are a lot of times when we feel like it will never happen for us. Sounds like you found yourself a good one, and so did he."
Apr 11
J in Florida replied to Canshifter's discussion What is the most insensitive thing someone has said to you about your loss?
"Thank you Callie, I was able to "shrug it of" and forgive him, he's been like that since we were little kids. Nothing new for him :-). And yes, we don't get an instruction manual and never thought to take classes on how to deal…"
Apr 11

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At 11:37am on August 23, 2018, eliana said…

Welcome to Widville, J in Florida. I am truly sorry for your loss, and hope you find caring support and friendship here.

Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville. Take care of yourself.

 
 
 

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