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What are your goals for 2020?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa_says Jan 10. 5 Replies

My goals for 2020:1) Clear and fence in a new pasture for the sheep and get started on a new sheep shed.2) Cut and split 10 cords of wood.3) Finish the back patio.4) Provide some form of "goodness"…Continue

Christmas 2019 and beyond

Started this discussion. Last reply by Maggiepie Dec 25, 2019. 4 Replies

My prayers are with you all, today, tomorrow, always.Continue

One more day to spend together, what would you do?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gazania Nov 18, 2019. 8 Replies

Sorry for posting again but this site my only outlet for questions, what ifs and answers.If you had a day to spend with your spouse at any age of your relationship what would be your plans?For me mid…Continue

The obsession of starting a new relationship

Started this discussion. Last reply by SweetMelissa2007 Jan 1. 41 Replies

The obsession of starting a new relationshipMy post is not to challenge/criticize anyone but to try and understand the need for many surviving spouses to focus so very quickly (within 2-3 years) on…Continue

 

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SewCraftiMT replied to Rich's discussion Would you do it again?
"Without a doubt. We shared the most beautiful love story. The first time with met with sat and talked for 3 hours as through we had known each other for years. I was so blessed with the previous time we had. I would not change a thing...  "
12 hours ago
Anna replied to Rich's discussion Would you do it again?
"Thank you so much for this Jim. I feel the same."
Jan 12
Rich replied to soulmate's discussion Still attend the same church? Or church at all?
"Lisa: Regarding your comment: "I do not miss it to be honest. The comments of "you shouldn't be crying, you should be celebrating because he is with the Lord" really upset me"  Those comments are made by those who have…"
Jan 12
Rich replied to soulmate's discussion Still attend the same church? Or church at all?
"While both Janet and I strongly believed in Jesus Christ we only attended Easter sunrise services that were held in a field close by. We are/were private people and belonging to a Church (or any group) requires interaction. Not a big fan of people…"
Jan 12
Jim replied to Rich's discussion Would you do it again?
"Without hesitation I would do it all over again. We were 18 and 19 when we began to date, however we knew each other since probably 5 and 6. Our parents were friends. I wouldn’t know where to start in a long story but truly I could not have…"
Jan 11
Lisa_says replied to Rich's discussion What are your goals for 2020?
"Thank you, being "present" is super difficult. All I can do is try.  It's way more comfortable and easier not being present."
Jan 10
Rich replied to Rich's discussion What are your goals for 2020?
"I was thinking of selling but Janet told me a week before she passed "I love it here, don't you move" So I have stayed, wouldn't know where to move anyway since I have lived my entire life within a 30 mile stretch of…"
Jan 10
Lisa_says replied to Rich's discussion What are your goals for 2020?
"My Goals for 2020 are: 1) get a realtor in to give me comps  2) put the home on the market (God willing it sells) 3) start over somewhere new (where? I have NO idea) 4) refocus my brain so I don't cry every time I get in the car 5)focus…"
Jan 10
Frank replied to Rich's discussion Ever awake at 2:45 in the morning?
"Hi Rich, I live at 10,000' elevation in south, Park County, Colorado. Take care (((HUGS))) Frank"
Jan 9
Lisa_says replied to Rich's discussion Ever awake at 2:45 in the morning?
"I would like to exchange numbers..some interaction with someone who understands is a good thing.."
Jan 9
Cee replied to Rich's discussion Ever awake at 2:45 in the morning?
"Sleep? what is that?  It has been so long since I have had a full nights sleep that I don't even remember what it was like. Either I can't go to sleep or I fall asleep and within 2 hours I am awake again, and it is up and down all…"
Jan 9
Rich replied to Rich's discussion What are your goals for 2020?
"Maggiepie: I believe that attainable goals are a very important in the grieving process. Good luck with yours, let us know how you do. Regarding the sheep, they are pets not livestock.  Fifteen years before we got them Janet had already picked…"
Jan 9
Maggiepie replied to Rich's discussion What are your goals for 2020?
"I don't usually make goals for a new year. I sort of have long-term goals as life goes on. If I were to make a list of what I want to accomplish for this year, maybe, 1) main one is to establish a sleeping pattern that can get me back to…"
Jan 9
Rich posted a discussion

What are your goals for 2020?

My goals for 2020:1) Clear and fence in a new pasture for the sheep and get started on a new sheep shed.2) Cut and split 10 cords of wood.3) Finish the back patio.4) Provide some form of "goodness" to at least 12  people that I do not know.5) Survive another year. (this is actually Janet's requirement)Add your goals to this post and lets come back in a year and see how we did.RichSee More
Jan 8
Maggiepie replied to Rich's discussion Ever awake at 2:45 in the morning?
"Yes, Lisa. It's been like that for me since Dec 12. I sleep a couple of hours and I'm awake. Sometimes, I do doze off but I'll wake again. Usually, I end up making a cup of tea and turn the tv on. I did try sleeping pills (which I…"
Jan 8
Lisa_says replied to Rich's discussion Ever awake at 2:45 in the morning?
"I sleep so poorly, I will randomly wake up at 3:33 or 1:11 am and my mind always goes to the why did this happen?? what if??? It just makes sleep all the more evasive. I'm widowed 13 months now and sleep is a fond memory.  "
Jan 8

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At 12:36pm on January 7, 2020, Frank said…

Hi Rich,

I'd be glad to chat with you any time.

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Frank

At 7:29am on May 15, 2017, Dogwoods in bloom 7 said…

I am new to this site, however I share you feeling of despair.  Almost 4 years and I am miserable.  Cannot look at pictures of my husband. Sounds like you are living hell on earth, I know I am.

At 7:03am on March 20, 2016, rodsgurl09 said…

Welcome to Widville. 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.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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