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LP
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  • Cambridge
  • United Kingdom
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LP replied to Lark's discussion Ugh...Christmas. in the group Born in the 50s
"If staying home with your pups is what YOU want to do, Lark, then you should do it! I think we each have to do what feels right for us, even if it goes against what others expect that we “should” do, especially if they haven’t had…"
17 hours ago
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Tekwriter, that’s a great step that you’ve got counseling. I’ve found it truly helpful - a literal lifeline. You are really taking good care of yourself. I’m so pleased to hear that. best wishes, LP"
Monday
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I have the same experience. I have no concentration, so the part of my job which involves research has gone down the tubes - which is why I plan to retire early. Some things I can do and others I still can't. I can go to the cinema alone but…"
Nov 24
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Tess, I absolutely get that. The best days is life just trundling along. I know that the best is now in the past. "
Nov 14
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I’m so sorry to hear your devastating news. I cannot imagine how desperately awful it must be. Please make sure you get the support you need. You always have an ear here. "
Nov 5
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Tekwriter, what a great charity idea! I am so sorry about your pup. My MollyDog was very sick over the last few weeks with a liver infection - a week in hospital on a drip. She's better than ever now, thank goodness, but only because I am…"
Oct 28
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Yes, the season when we have to swat away the dreaded question “are you ready for the holidays?”   People don’t realise that losing a spouse is not like losing a parent. The latter is sad of course, but losing my husband was…"
Oct 8
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I have no problem with Rotties- they can be very sweet-natured (I knew one whose best buddy was a tiny kitten). The problem is with backstreet breeders. It is always a risk. The thing to do is to invest some money in classes with a professional…"
Oct 7
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Of the things I’ve started to do since C died 20 months ago, I have found joining a choir (I never sang before) and volunteering to work in the local gardens (I know next to nothing about gardening) the most enjoyable. I was…"
Sep 28
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2018
"Dear GKinSD  - Please don't say "even after 9 months" - this suggests that you think you shouldn't be as affected at this stage as you were earlier. But 9 months is early days still!!! Give yourself some leeway. I'm at…"
Sep 22
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I found Barnes' book helpful too. Especially when he spoke about being his wife's "chief remember" and how that helped him find a reason for living."
Sep 9
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I should also mention that all of those books, including the Joyce Brothers' book, were written from the authors personal experiences. "
Sep 9
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I should mention that all these books are available on Amazon."
Sep 9
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"It so much depends on the person, as we all know, grieving is hugely personal and everyone;s is different, though there re commonalities. I found I couldn't stop reading books on grief and loss. Some where good and some were awful.  Among…"
Sep 9
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Yes it’s true. The ones were with sometimes remind us that we’d rather be with the one who is no longer there. That’s just the way it is sometimes. "
Aug 23
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I don't think NoLonger meant it that way. I think she was empathising and just describing her own feelings in the same situation. I too feel resentment - not a pretty part of my character, but I think this is what this forum is for - expressing…"
Aug 12

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I lost my husband of 23 years to Multiple System Atrophy. I cared for him at home for three years. He died at home next to me.

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At 3:21am on June 2, 2018, Patience said…


Welcome to Widville, LP.  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? Click the "help" link at the top of page. You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. And the "chat room" is open 24/7.
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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