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NancyD
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NancyD commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2017
"Inside Love:  You are so right about knowing intuitively that the loss of a beloved spouse is not something to "get through".  Where does that idea come from?  I know intuitively too that it is just crazy to think I could…"
Nov 8
NancyD commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2017
"ShirleyB, you are right.  I'm not judging anybody's sh*t here but the saga continued today and I still don't have my money.  The bank guy just called me to tell me I should come in again tomorrow to finalize the process of…"
Oct 31
NancyD commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2017
"45 days.  I am still mostly just SO SAD.  But this afternoon I also felt just plain overwhelmed. Very defeated.  I have been working with Wells Fargo bank to accomplish three things:  close a checking account that was in my…"
Oct 30
NancyD replied to SoundOfSilence's discussion It's Getting Real or Is It in the group Widowed in 2017
"I am so sorry for your loss and sorry that you get to be part of this group.  My husband has been gone for 6 weeks now and I feel all of those feelings you so well describe here.  Coming to accept the reality is just a long painful…"
Oct 27
NancyD commented on Anna's blog post These days I'm anxious.
"I can understand what you say about compartmentalizing.  I went into a "just do it" mode once my husband began to get really sick at the end of his cancer battle.  I was efficient and took good care of him, managing his meds, his…"
Oct 16
NancyD replied to Kimmy's discussion Sadness in the group Widowed in 2017
"Yes, ShirleyB, it feels surreal to me too.  I cry a lot.  I'm kind of amazed how much I can cry!  I do think that this great grief is the price I am having to pay for the great love I had.  And while I would never in a…"
Oct 15
NancyD replied to Kimmy's discussion Sadness in the group Widowed in 2017
"I, too, knew my husband was not going to survive, and yet the end took me by surprise.  I find myself obsessively reliving the last day (that I didn't know was going to be his last) over and over in my mind:  Would I have done…"
Oct 15
NancyD replied to Kimmy's discussion Sadness in the group Widowed in 2017
"I am so sorry for your loss.  My husband Frank died a month ago after a 14 month battle with stomach cancer.  For me too the sadness is overwhelming.  I told a friend yesterday that "each day I wake up to a big bowl of sad…"
Oct 15
NancyD replied to Booklvr's discussion Husband died just 1 week ago
"I am so sorry for your loss.  My husband died a month ago and I too struggle with feeling overwhelmed and scared.  What helps me is to try to just live "one day at a time", or even one hour at a time.  I just do whatever the…"
Oct 15
eliana left a comment for NancyD
"Welcome to Widville, NancyD. 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? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit…"
Oct 13

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At 12:33am on October 13, 2017, eliana said…

Welcome to Widville, NancyD. 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? 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.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville. Take care of yourself.

 
 
 

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