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
"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. "
"It's been 6 months since I lost Bill suddenly from PE at 49. I also did CPR. Ever since I am now traumatized when I see CPR on TV. My compass in life is broken right now. I'm in unchartered and unwelcomed territory. I guess…"
"Hi Mrs Bear,
Your "coasting in denial" is spot on. It's sort of a internal self defense that our minds work for us. Some times that fog can last a full year or so. It depends upon the person and each of us, while on…"
"Thanks booktime. You're right, they probably don't realize it. I am going to write them a quick note since right now my emotions are so raw I don't think I can verbalize what I need. Thanks again for the help."
"Breathe. Your grief is so raw, there is no normal for you right now. When you can breathe, you might be able to talk to them about how you are feeling. If you can't, don't worry. What you are experiencing is what we all have and are…"
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 breaking. I can't sleep and everything has me bawling. I let me niece and her 17 year old son move in and they are touching things that wa Bill's responsibilities and I am loosing it. We were together for 17 years and it was all fine before he left me suddenly and unexpectedly. He was very technical and I…See More
"We can't go back to what its, you make decisions with what you know at the time. Just hold to the love you had for him. Take it one hour, then one day, then one week at a time. I lost my husband suddenly and unexpectedly to a…"
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.