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Pegasus
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  • Gainesville, TX
  • United States
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allofus commented on Pegasus's blog post A Sobering Thought
"Am glad to hear you realized the errors of your way and stopped overdoing the drinking.   I, myself, have one drink an evening, be it a small beer, or a Screwdriver.   That's my limit.   And only do it as more or…"
Sep 12
renee commented on Pegasus's blog post A Sobering Thought
"So it's not unusual for me to want to take a drink now. Steve has only been gone for 2 weeks and sometimes the only thing I want is to drink so that I won't hurt any more. I too am not a drinker normally and rarely would take a drink may…"
Aug 27
Dee1960 commented on Pegasus's blog post A Sobering Thought
"Yup, hate to say, grief does make one reach for the bottle -- dull the pain. It's just normal. I did it/do it too. Take care and glad you have support."
Aug 16
Pegasus commented on GKinSD's blog post 8 months into this shitty journey
"I am so sorry.  My heart goes out to you.  My husband of 49 years was diagnosed with colon cancer and a hole in his colon just two months before his death exactly one year ago.  I witnessed his body's deterioration and woke up in…"
Aug 6
BlankMind commented on Pegasus's blog post A Sobering Thought
"Pegasus, I'm very sorry for your loss. I too drank for awhile to numb the pain. Sometimes we just can't stand the grief. I'm happy for you that your daughter was there to help you. Thank you for sharing."
Jul 21
Pegasus commented on Daisy's blog post Seven Years Later
"I share many of your thoughts and feelings - not capable of loving anyone else, not worth the time or trouble to look and feeling lucky for the time I had with my husband.  We had 51 years together but it wasn't enough.  You will…"
Jul 19
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A Sobering Thought

I passed the 1 year mark 9 days ago.  My family needed me to be strong so I didn't allow myself to grieve. Things were going pretty well until this past spring, when I unexpectedly slid into depression and crying jags.  Almost four months passed and just as I started thinking I was getting back on track, I did an odd thing.  I'm not a drinker but 3 weeks ago I bought 3 bottles of bourbon.  After some experimentation I decided mixed drinks were my preferred way of drinking it.  I barely put in…See More
Jul 19
Pegasus commented on Julie's blog post Trying to find my way,
"My husband died July 10, 2018.  After a week of tests in the hospital; I was told to take him home because he had 10 days to live.  Inoperable hole in his colon and colon cancer.  He held on for 42 days, dying on our daughter's…"
May 11

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Widowed in July 2018 and hoping that reading other's blogs will help guide me through this. Just started my own blog two days ago.

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A Sobering Thought

Posted on July 19, 2019 at 2:21pm 4 Comments

I passed the 1 year mark 9 days ago.  My family needed me to be strong so I didn't allow myself to grieve. Things were going pretty well until this past spring, when I unexpectedly slid into depression and crying jags.  Almost four months passed and just as I started thinking I was getting back on track, I did an odd thing.  I'm not a drinker but 3 weeks ago I bought 3 bottles of bourbon.  After some experimentation I decided mixed drinks were my preferred way…

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Life Changes

Posted on January 28, 2019 at 9:03am 7 Comments

I had a random thought this morning - I'm not who I was 6 1/2 months ago.  My husband's death has turned me into a different person, one that I don't know and don't want to be.  His passing set off a chain of events that was impossible to anticipate.  I read a quote on the internet a few minutes ago that stated "Death changes nothing".  No, death changes everything.  It has forced me into thinking differently, feeling differently, living a different life,…

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Christmas Tree

Posted on November 12, 2018 at 4:27pm 0 Comments

Finally figured out how to put the Christmas tree in this post.  It's a bit early but the past four months have been extraordinarily difficult, sad and life-altering.  Putting up the tree has helped some.  I just want to end the year with something positive, pretty and fun.…

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Thinking Ahead

Posted on November 11, 2018 at 11:09am 4 Comments

It's been a difficult, sad and life-altering year.  For the past four months my life has been consumed with settling my husband's estate, taking care of my developmentally delayed son and just getting through each day.  The arrival of November has been urging me to start planning for the holidays.  For the first time ever, my youngest sister just told me that her children have to work on Thanksgiving so her family won't be able to come.  My daughter's boyfriend…

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At 11:07am on October 22, 2018, jlsrdh said…

I totally understand your loss of your husband. I’m glad you had a little time together just to be with him and maybe get a few things in order before his passing. I have had to deal with shared iPads, his phone, his amazon prime, our Costco cards, health insurance all co mingled with his office.  He was just 71 but did not want to retire and was working part time from home. Most is taken care of now. The amazon prime paid for by his company expires next year. Same with Costco card. I had to change the email address and credit card in the amazon account to mine. What a mess he left me with and I tell him this. He was the technical one. Did all the Apple stuff for his company and us. All Apple ids were his email at work, which if not gone now will be removed from his Apple items. I still have one of his iPads, as he had 2. I have not changed anything in it yet as his office said until they change it to leave it alone. His work was uploaded to the cloud and they are still retrieving it. Early this morning I was having a strange dream. In the background at 4:30 I hear his cell phone ring tone and at the same time I had a jiggle in my bed. He woke me up. My bed is a  Tempur-pedic and they don’t move. This has happened a few time since his death 2 months ago. I know he is here to try And help me with this grief. Life is oh so,different now. 

At 5:52pm on September 28, 2018, Patience said…


Welcome to Widville, Pegasus. 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 the page.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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