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Mrs Bear
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Overwhelmed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mrs Bear Aug 12, 2018. 4 Replies

Right now still overwhelmed by life. It's almost 4 months.  I guess I thought I was ok because I survived the first 3.  I must have just been coasting in denial.  Right now I feel like I am…Continue

Having to say the "W" word

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mrs.Linda Apr 4. 16 Replies

Boy, that was hard. I went to see a specialist and he asked my marital status.  For 14 years married I was always happy to say married.  It was so hard to breathe at that moment, let alone to say the…Continue

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Mrs.Linda replied to Mrs Bear's discussion Having to say the "W" word
"You know, I think I would also check the married box if there is not a place for widow.  Right after my husband died, one friend said, "Oh, now that you are single, we could do some things together."  That did not sit well. …"
Apr 4
Portpom replied to Mrs Bear's discussion Having to say the "W" word
"I was asked for my next of kin last week. I was married to Andrew for 29 years, we emigrated to Australia 14 years ago and our kids are 12 and 10. I had no idea. I havent been asked for marital status yet (Andrew died 3 weeks ago), but I am sure it…"
Mar 10
PhilEC replied to Mrs Bear's discussion Having to say the "W" word
"When my wife of 49 years passed 4 months ago I really didn't know how final it was until I had to mark widowed on that first form I filled out.  I just sat there with tears building up staring at it.  "
Mar 8
TheEDCZone replied to Mrs Bear's discussion Having to say the "W" word
"Hi Mrs Bear, I lost my darling wife Lisa a little over a month ago to stage 4 Breast Cancer & Metastatic Brain Tumours , we were married for 22 years, I was on a Careers Pension looking after her and I am now on a Bereavement Pension and my…"
Mar 7
Lisa_says replied to Mrs Bear's discussion Having to say the "W" word
"I haven't had to say the word or check any boxes yet. My husband passed away 3 months ago.  I am not looking forward to the first time I have to check a box or say I'm a widow out loud.  Not mentally ready for that yet"
Mar 7
Rich replied to Mrs Bear's discussion Having to say the "W" word
"Many forms have boxes for a dozen different relationships but none for widowed.  If it doesn't have a box for widow I check Married.  Rich"
Mar 3
Flossie Mae replied to Mrs Bear's discussion Having to say the "W" word
"Right there with you.  The first time I had to check "widow" on a form, I nearly burst out crying.  It still isn't easy."
Mar 3
Mrs Bear commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"I'm so sorry Kjpe for your loss.  My husband died suddenly of pulmonary embolism 9 months ago.  What you're feeling is normal.  You are lucky, I'm just starting to realize now that we loved beyond measure and some…"
Jan 3
Monkey left a comment for Mrs Bear
"i  just read some of the blogs you shared, thank you for being one of the first for being there. "
Dec 16, 2018
sunshinesoon commented on Mrs Bear's blog post So true, found on Facebook
"So painfully true"
Nov 15, 2018
Mrs Bear commented on Mrs Bear's blog post So true, found on Facebook
"@Dee, yes camp widow is amazing.  I went to San Diego.  It was emotionally draining but so therapeutic. "
Nov 4, 2018
Dee commented on Mrs Bear's blog post So true, found on Facebook
"This is so true. My husband passed away in July  and it's still so raw. I decided to go to Camp Widow in Toronto and I've met so many people that really understand.  It's been an intense, yet very comforting weekend. "
Nov 4, 2018
Rainy (Misty) commented on Mrs Bear's blog post So true, found on Facebook
"Yep, that perfectly describes losing a spouse!"
Oct 30, 2018
bayoured commented on Mrs Bear's blog post So true, found on Facebook
"This is so completely true. Sometimes it feels as if you just lost them the pain is so bad....."
Oct 28, 2018
Lifeunknown17 commented on Mrs Bear's blog post So true, found on Facebook
"yep. this is a pretty well written explanation of dealing with this loss. Everyday, there is something, that makes you go thought it all over again. exactly."
Oct 25, 2018
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So true, found on Facebook

Posted on October 24, 2018 at 11:23pm 6 Comments

Mending Broken

Posted on June 14, 2018 at 12:33am 1 Comment

I cry at the laughter

I laugh through the tears

I dance with the sobs

Counting minutes,  missing years…



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Infinity and beyond

Posted on June 12, 2018 at 8:54pm 4 Comments

I love you through my pain

I love you through my loss

I love you through the tears

I'll love you still, through our lost years

You loved me when I couldn't

You loved me when I wouldn't…

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At 9:14am on December 16, 2018, Monkey said…

i  just read some of the blogs you shared, thank you for being one of the first for being there. 

At 10:27am on June 9, 2018, Patience said…


Welcome to Widville, Mrs Bear. 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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