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Kris63
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  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • United States
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Dana775 replied to Kris63's discussion The one year period means nothing in the group Widowed in 2018
"Kris63, Thanks for your post and thanks to Weemunk's reply. I am only at 6 months and am Sorry I don't have a good answer for you, but I want you to know I feel what you're experiencing right now. I always prided myself on being a…"
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lulu74 replied to Kris63's discussion The one year period means nothing in the group Widowed in 2018
"Dear Kris, I feel very similar to the way thatyou do. I have done almost all of my firsts...the first anniversary is in 3 days and I feel like I am sinking down again. By the 10 month I also felt better and like coming out of the storm, but I guess…"
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Weemunk replied to Kris63's discussion The one year period means nothing in the group Widowed in 2018
"Dear Kris, I am sorry for your loss. Just so you know year 2 is the hardest year. If you speak with any grief counselor, clinician or griever they will tell you this. Year one you catalog all the firsts as you mention in your post and you are numb…"
yesterday
Kris63 added a discussion to the group Widowed in 2018
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The one year period means nothing

II have checked all the boxes of all the “firsts”. First holidays, birthdays, anniversary of the last family vacation, which I am so grateful for. June 2, 2018 was the day my world burned. May 31, 2018 was the day of the crash. That was the day of his Whipple procedure that went so horribly wrong. My husband, Mark, almost bled out on the table and after two more surgeries, the vent came out.I thought I was doing better around month 10 - I actually found a job. And quit two weeks later. I was…See More
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Kris63 replied to Eddiemoney's discussion new to group in the group Widowed in 2018
"Hi Debbie,       Sorry for you loss. It has been all most one year since I lost my husband (June 2) due to a complication from pancreatic cancer surgery. I agree with Dana. While everyone is different, I do think that the really…"
May 30
Kris63 replied to Crabby's discussion Since He Died... in the group Suddenly Widowed
"I lost my husband on June 2, 2018 and I too, keep hearing how strong I am. And, like you, I don’t feel strong either. I feel like I am on auto-pilot. I sometimes want to tell them how I cry almost daily. I want to tell them I scream silently…"
May 21
Kris63 might attend Dianne in Nevada's event
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Hosted Chat Hour for our New Members (5pm Pacific; 8pm Eastern) at Widowed Village Chat Room

April 19, 2019 from 5pm to 6pm
Having trouble finding your way around? Have you wondered what this Camp Widow thing is all about?Have your PenPal matches worked out for you?Is there a Soaring Spirits regional social group near you?I'm the Widowed Village Administrator and plan to host a chat hour each month. It's a great opportunity for you to get some answers to your questions and to meet others in our Chat Room. Come on in!5pm PACIFIC6pm MOUNTAIN7pm CENTRAL8pm EASTERNSee More
Apr 16
Kris63 replied to Marina's discussion Missing them... in the group Born in the 60s
"Hi Marina, sorry we are having to be here. I am new to the site also. I lost my husband of 35 years in June, a complication from surgery. I noticed you mentioned not being ready to sell your house and  family meaning well but . . . I have two…"
Mar 31
Kris63 replied to Kris63's discussion Camp widow agendas in the group Camp Widow Alumni
"Thank you for the info. The sessions sound informative. And I definitely could use the connection with others in this situation."
Mar 30
Texas replied to Kris63's discussion Camp widow agendas in the group Camp Widow Alumni
"Kris63, I attended Toronto in 2018 and Tampa in 2019. You attend information sessions that are very helpful for the stage you find yourself in. For example, I attended a session on finding a financial advisor, another on widowed by illness, and…"
Mar 29
Kris63 added a discussion to the group Camp Widow Alumni
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Camp widow agendas

Can someone tell me a bit about what is offered at the Camp Widow events? I don’t know that I will be able to go to San Diego but am interested. If not 5os year, maybe next. My husband and I spent a lot of tome there and I love that city.See More
Mar 29
Eswife left a comment for Kris63
"Hi!  I lost my hubby on March 20th of 2018.  I relate to what you are saying. I cried last night...  I am done with this new life, this widow thing.  I want our life back.  I told him he needs to come home.  "
Mar 28
Kris63 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2018
"Hi all. I just joined this site. I am sorry we are all here. I lost my husband June 2, and it still feels so raw and unbelievable to me. Sometimes I can’t fathom this is now my life. "
Mar 28
Kris63 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?
"“Miss You All the Time” by O.A.R. I first heard shortly after my husband died last June. It ripped my heart out like it was written for me. I am sure many feel that way."
Mar 28

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At 6:16pm on March 28, 2019, Eswife said…

Hi!  I lost my hubby on March 20th of 2018.  I relate to what you are saying. I cried last night...  I am done with this new life, this widow thing.  I want our life back.  I told him he needs to come home.  

 
 
 

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