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Orb101214 replied to ncaru001's discussion What to do?
"I am in California and lost my husband last December.  I got a referral through the employee assistance at work and had a half hour consultation for free.  Most things you can do on your own, but it was nice to lay everything out and have…"
Oct 9
Orb101214 commented on Orb101214's blog post Ridiculous tales a Widowed Mother: The Bunny Book
"Thank you both for your sweet comments!  I do feel very lucky to have my kids.  They magnify the grief at times, but they also have the crazy ability to turn it in to laughter and sometimes even hope.  "
Sep 20
Orb101214 commented on mls64 (Mike)'s blog post Role reversal,
"I used to tell my husband for some reason 'If I die young I want you to remarry and be happy. Make sure it is someone good for the kids and she is funny, but not as funny as me.  Just know that when it comes time for you to go and be…"
Sep 20
Callie2 commented on Orb101214's blog post Ridiculous tales a Widowed Mother: The Bunny Book
"Awww. Kids can be so touching and compassionate. I think it is a positive thing to share these thoughts and emotions with children, even though they probably don't understand the concept of death yet. So glad the little one was there to dry…"
Sep 17
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Ridiculous tales a Widowed Mother: The Bunny Book

Most of the situations I find myself in since my husband past are sad.  Some are empowering and some just make me laugh at the ridiculousness of them.  I sometimes think of what a person look in on us or maybe walking in to the room would think.  Mostly I think of what our guardian angel thinks and how often he laughs at his family's many adventures.Recently a friend gifted us a book about grief.  There are a number of children's books about grief.  There is one that I feel is genuine and…See More
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Ridiculous tales a Widowed Mother: The Bunny Book

Posted on September 15, 2017 at 10:57am 2 Comments

Most of the situations I find myself in since my husband past are sad.  Some are empowering and some just make me laugh at the ridiculousness of them.  I sometimes think of what a person look in on us or maybe walking in to the room would think.  Mostly I think of what our guardian angel thinks and how often he laughs at his family's many adventures.

Recently a friend gifted us a book about grief.  There are a number of children's books about grief.  There is one that I feel is…

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Celebrating without Dad

Posted on April 25, 2017 at 12:30pm 3 Comments

Yesterday my son turned 5.  It is a big number in our house.  He knew when he turned 5 he would be ready to go to kindergarten soon and he would get to chew gum.  What none of us knew was that it would also be his first birthday without his dad.  We have been talking about his birthday for a while.  A month ago I bought invitations... Power Ranger themed and I even looked into having a Power Ranger character come to our house.  I managed to get 6 invitations out to the preschool kids at his…

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Our Anniversary

Posted on April 11, 2017 at 10:37am 5 Comments

Yesterday would have been my seven year wedding anniversary, but we lost my dear husband in December.  I was a wreck all day, hiding in the bathroom to cry most of the day.  I just miss him so much and we were so happy.  Just another hard road stop of this journey of grief.  Maybe I have been a little numb the last few months, I know I have most of the time actually.  Yesterday the pain was so raw and so intense.  I tried to embrace and sob every time I felt like crying and the tears never…

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Small Rant

Posted on March 7, 2017 at 7:20am 9 Comments

Do any of you feel like people try to take advantage of your grieving?  I feel as though I am very cautious of certain people and companies.  I went to call Verizon to change the plan to my name and to close my husband's line. The first time I was on the phone they told me I could take my time to send the DC in and they would take care of it.  I asked follow up questions and after the 5th question I found out they were going to keep the line open and keep charging me for it.  I still owed…

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At 2:16pm on February 13, 2017, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Orb101214. 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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