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LP
  • Female
  • Cambridge
  • United Kingdom
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LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Amby, that is really inspiring the way you just took small but steady steps to reclaim the things you love from the appalling pain of grief. I’m sure you’ll get there and you’ll be able to enjoy the wonderful memories too. I think…"
Sep 30
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"That’s so great that you’re able to go in the boat. It may be hard at first, but step by step, you’ll be able to feel you’re carrying on the happiness and paying homage to a wonderful partnership. I immagine your husband…"
Sep 26
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Thanks, Tess. I find that now, 2 years and 7 months on, I can remember the happiness without too much pain. At first it was unbearable because I had lost so much. But as the fog begins to settle, I realise that remembering the happiness is a great…"
Sep 25
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Today is the 21st anniversary of our wedding. Back then, it was a warm sunny day. We married at the registry office, had a lunch for family and friends, and then trooped off to Duxford air museum so that my Amerindian nephew, who had turned 10 that…"
Sep 25
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2018
"Keeping some of your partner’s close is comforting - the favourite  things, the things you always think of them in. I sometimes wear some of C’s favourite  sweaters (ok, so it’s easier for a woman to do this with her…"
Sep 22
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Of course you will. Go easy on yourself, today, Jim.  (My  wedding anniversary is this Friday). all best wishes, LP"
Sep 20
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Long-Term Illness
"Hi Rebekah, I know that book, it’s really good. There are quite a few books out there for young widows. It must be difficult to have to deal with other people’s shock. I was 58 when my husband died, and people were still shocked that I…"
Jul 28
LP commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dreams can be very vivid when you’re in crisis. One of my early widowhood dreams felt so real: my husband got up off the sofa and walked towards an open door into bright light, turned to smile at me and say he was now better ( he had been…"
Jun 16
DebiT replied to LP's discussion Sunday Blues in the group Born in the 50s
"I too moved, to be close to my son and grandkids, which is fine.  But I can’t / don’t want to be there every day, and it is not easy to meet people right now.  Today is even worse where I live because it is crazy hot,, so…"
Jun 9
Estragon replied to LP's discussion Sunday Blues in the group Born in the 50s
"I can totally relate to the days running together.  Sunday was kind of special though as we had a sort of ritual of listening to a radio show and brunch in the morning, an easy, comfy day together reading or whatever, then a nice dinner. …"
Apr 19
KJPE replied to LP's discussion Sunday Blues in the group Born in the 50s
"I feel the same, except on Friday after work/evening.  This used to mean the beginning of a fun weekend with Greg - we would almost always have plans with friends, to go to the movies, or sharing dinner.  The contrast between then &…"
Apr 15
chef (John) replied to LP's discussion Sunday Blues in the group Born in the 50s
"Weekends were really tough at the beginning, but not so much almost nine years later. Now that most of us are quarantined, it's understandable that negative feelings will come and gnaw at us. We should make the most of our ability to…"
Apr 12
that1chick replied to LP's discussion Sunday Blues in the group Born in the 50s
"I didn’t associate how Im feeling to Sunday’s or weekends, it makes sense —I don’t hear from the few friends I have on the weekends. For me, the days have started running together. I hope I’m not jumping around too much…"
Apr 12
Melissa replied to LP's discussion Sunday Blues in the group Born in the 50s
"As I was trying to go to sleep last night, I was thinking about posting something like this here today. Sundays have been the hardest since my first week as a widow. We weren't church-goers, but the weekends were always the most fun. When the…"
Apr 12
riet replied to LP's discussion Sunday Blues in the group Born in the 50s
"Sundays are the worst. Loneliness bites worse than usual. Why? Because it is family day. Neighbors and friends are with their relatives. They are having a nice day. just like we used to. But that's all over. Only memories and sadness.And now…"
Apr 12
Ultra2015 replied to LP's discussion Sunday Blues in the group Born in the 50s
"Always. San had such a great faith and I have always admired that. I struggle to have the child like faith she had. I go to our church (virtually now) each week and volunteer there because it makes me feel closer to her but the loss and sadness is…"
Apr 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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