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MPMom (Colleen)
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  • Moorpark, CA
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Tired of it all - Tired of doing it all

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lupe's husband May 26. 4 Replies

I'm sure there's a post out there about this somewhere already, but I just had to type out my feelings.I'm so tired of being responsible for everything, all the time.  11 months ago (wow - just…Continue

 

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MPMom (Colleen) replied to Nieta's discussion Have you experienced any "God Winks" (i.e., messages) from your late spouse?
"I wonder if there's laws about this in the states.  My husband has been released all over CA so far, including in some National Parks.  I read not that long ago that you are not allowed to release remains in Disneyland and if you are…"
Wednesday
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"You have found others here who truly know what you're going through.  I lost my husband of nearly 15 years (together for 20, so pretty much half my life)  in a mountaineering accident in June of 2016, 10 days after his mother passed…"
Aug 9
MPMom (Colleen) 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 42 when my husband died suddenly in an accident last year (June '16).  I have had the same thoughts as you -- who is out there?  I hear so many horror stories about ex-spouses, and what little I hear about dating these days…"
Aug 7
MPMom (Colleen) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"On the topic of books, I highly recommend "Tales from a Mediocre Widow"  I connected so much with that book.  It really hit all the points I went though.  "
Aug 7
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Dianne in Nevada's discussion Who's going to Camp Widow San Diego 2017? Let's get acquainted!
"Thank you - I checked and didn't see an email, so I dropped her a message.  :)"
Aug 3
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Dianne in Nevada's discussion Who's going to Camp Widow San Diego 2017? Let's get acquainted!
"Yep - somewhat excited to go, but at the same time so sad I'm even in this "club".  I feel I'm way too young to be a widow, but it's nice to know - and hopefully meet - some others like me.  I plan to have multiple…"
Aug 3
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Dianne in Nevada's discussion Who's going to Camp Widow San Diego 2017? Let's get acquainted!
"I'm driving down from Ventura County Thursday late morning so I can drop off my kids at my parents' house for the weekend.  I will try to be at the hotel around 4, but it really depends on when my Mom gets home from work and how…"
Aug 3
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Dianne in Nevada's discussion Who's going to Camp Widow San Diego 2017? Let's get acquainted!
"I signed up to have a roommate -- will I just meet her at the hotel or will we get names beforehand?  Also, I'll be checking in Thursday -- I think I read there's a sort of meet and greet Thursday evening?"
Aug 2
MPMom (Colleen) commented on tifacola (Tiffany)'s video
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When Someone You Love Dies,There Is No Such Thing as Moving On | Kelley Lynn | TEDxAdelphiUniversity

"That was wonderful.  I may have to change my schedule so I can sit in on her presentation next month."
Jul 28
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Dianne in Nevada's discussion Who's going to Camp Widow San Diego 2017? Let's get acquainted!
"Somehow I missed this, but thank you!  I will probably just pack a nice dress, but not cocktail or black tie level.  I'm getting exited - an a little anxious!"
Jul 24
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Not family camp, but my daughters (9 & 11) are super excited to attend Camp Erin in a few weeks.  It's a camp for kids who have lost a parent, close friend, etc.  The camps are hosted around the nation and best part - it's…"
Jul 24
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"If you decide to write a journal - doesn't have to be daily or anything, just whatever works for you - you could also include memories of your husband to maybe one day share with your daughter?  My girls were 8 & 10 when they lost…"
Jul 24
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"I wish I had done a journal for myself for the first year.  The first few months tho are such a blur or meetings, paperwork, etc that it kept me very busy.  Right around the 3m mark I did sit down and write out the series of events that…"
Jul 24
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Riley's discussion mediums in the group Widowed in 2016
"I would love to.  I've always enjoyed the show Long Island Medium and would love to run into her one day.  Now that my husband is on the other side, I really want to meet with her or someone just as good.  I would love to know…"
Jul 23
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Dianne in Nevada's discussion Who's going to Camp Widow San Diego 2017? Let's get acquainted!
"I will be there.  I have signed up to be matched with a roommate -- when do we find out info on our roomie?  I am driving down from Ventura county Thursday, dropping off my kids at my parents' house (also in SD), and checking in to…"
Jul 11
MPMom (Colleen) replied to Riley's discussion wedding anniversary in the group Widowed in 2016
"Hi - my husband died 6/23/16 and what would have been our 15th wedding anniversary was 3/2/17. That day was particularly hard for me to handle. We had planned on spending 2 weeks in New Zealand to celebrate. I did my best to stay busy, but it was…"
Jul 11

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At 1:27pm on May 16, 2017, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, MPMom. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll 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.

Be sure to check out the HOME page for the latest news.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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