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the brain on grief

Started this discussion. Last reply by widow85 Jun 6, 2017. 27 Replies

My husband died 8 mos ago. I have found myself still in a state of shock and bewilderment.  My brain feels fractured. I am ordinarily pretty intelligent, but I find myself really changed. I am hoping…Continue


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Nance63 replied to Jules's discussion This is so hard in the group Suddenly Widowed
"ohh, Jules, I'm so sorry for how suddenly and unexpectedly your husband died, and for how you re feeling right now.  I'm not sure I think it was a very kind thing of the coroner to suggest that your husband knew, and went upstairs. He…"
Sep 18
Nance63 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"MissYou, my goodness, that sounds devastating. You have my most sincere sympathy...I can't imagine. I'm glad to hear that your younger daughter kept you going for her, (but how awful a loss for her, as well!) and that you are healing and…"
Sep 13
Nance63 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 60s
"Ahh, pvtess, I get ya. You ARE making a new life; it's just sometimes bewildering how different it is from what you may have projected it would be, 'before...'  And, good or bad, it cannot help but be so different, so shockingly…"
Sep 12
Nance63 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 60s
"pvtess….  Ugh I'm sorry to hear you're sort of lost, lonely and shell shocked.  We make plans and moves thinking the next day will be the same as today, and life throws us a wicked curve...  I can't imagine how…"
Sep 11
Nance63 replied to Snagglefoot's discussion Guilt, Shame and Pain in the group Suddenly Widowed
"Hello, snagglefoot... I kept your post (which came by email) up on my desktop for days because I wanted to respond, so deeply did I feel for you. But this past week was a non stop, crushing week and I never got to it. I did notice that many did…"
Aug 24
Nance63 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Ladyhawke, I am so so very sorry for you and your daughters and what you are going through. All grief is unique but some situations are complex, complicated by other factors such as yours and it's heartbreaking that you are not only grieving…"
Aug 24
Nance63 commented on Ozzy turtle's blog post I need some advice
"I came to this page thru a friend request (which, btw, I am sorry I have not replied yet... I will!) and I have just only read flower girl's comment, Dee's response and then I paged up and read Ozzy's original post. You all have my…"
Aug 7
Nance63 replied to Miket's discussion Rings in the group Widowed in 2016
"Miket, you bring up a good topic.  The answers will vary by each individual.  For myself, I actually was not even wearing my rings for years while my husband was living because I lost weight causing them to fall off in the dishpan or…"
Aug 7
Nance63 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"JustLynn, I am so sorry for your ups and downs navigating this new life. Yes, very uncomfortable... but must be gone through."
Jun 21
Nance63 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"really great advice and consolation, Lions fan. I'm glad for you that you've come to a new stage that feels comfortable! "
Jun 21
Nance63 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"edgless, I am so sorry; your pain is so palpable...  I'm so glad you are seeking out avenues of comfort and support like this site and the excellent therapist.  It will take time, much time, and may cycle round a bit, but you will be…"
Jun 21
Nance63 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Hello, I've been catching some of these recent posts by email. You all are talking about the very thing I have been talking about with my daughter, my friend and my therapist, lately.... because I am in that season right now. actually, today…"
May 26

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At 7:33pm on October 16, 2016, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Nance63. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll find caring support and friendship here.

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