I just found this while taking a break at work. I found it very enlightening, especially since my Rick contacted me twice in 12 hours. Last night, upon pulling into the driveway, the radio again…Continue
"My Rick was a Brit, so I had to learn his crazy Cockney Rhyming Slang- now that was a task! ' Oh my aching plates of meat!'> that meant feet. Or taking a Jimmy = Jimmy Riddle= piddle. Or getting new…"
"I hear you Athena and laurajay. I took the plunge and got Life Alert for my 61st birthday present to myself. I still have to get it hooked up, but it's not a pendant but the alarms is worn like a wrist watch. I am filling out the medical…"
"Yes, all of this resonates on a lower level. We had an 17 year old cat that we brought back to the US from England. She hated going outside for her business, and she refused to use a kitty box. Turns out, she was using Rick's closet. I cleaned…"
"I totally get your post, Misty. I'm at the 4 1/2 month mark, and sometimes the grief war in the trenches, and the tsunami still gets me. But like you, I am not going to allow grief to win. I know that I am stuck here on this earth, but I am…"
"I've posted before about my Rick's MiniCooper's radio turning on and off before the key is inserted or removed, or the TV and radio in the house turning on and off by themselves. Well, today would have been Rick's 65th…"
"Steph, I could say snap, snap, snap, snap to everything that you said. Its now nearly 10 months since I lost Helen and its just so hard. I have this routine where at night I take Helen's photo to bed and in the morning I take it…"
"It amazes me how much the stories i read here hit home. Its like we are all living the same life. I am at 4.5 months also and i too feel the reality of this new normal creeping in on me. I am supposed to be getting my house in order to sell and move…"
"Hi Tony, callie and Bayoured
I to find myself watching old movies and a few newer series. I can;t watch Game of Thrones, as it it the last thing we watched together. There are still 2 seasons to watch, but it was our series, and I can't…"
"You are very welcome! Sharing these experiences keeps everyone from thinking they're hallucinating which by the way is possible when over tired. For myself, I still get signs from Bob at any time no matter what my mood is ...
BTW, the cruise…"
"Sorry for the late reply, but thank you Shelley, Misty, Melissa, Gunnerx2, Jija and Senecagirl.
I still am getting the MiniCooper's radio turning on ....or off....when I get in or out of the car. It's either before I insert the key fob, or…"
"Dearest Denise and Sweet Melissa
Thank you so much for your kindness and support. It means more than anyone on this site could know. I am now totally alone, for the next 6 weeks until my sister returns from Palm Springs, apart from my Rick's…"
"Sometimes I think my husband is saying something to me, but I'm not sure- I could just be talking to myself. I've read and heard from people that they feel their husband's/wife's presence constantly. And I wish that…"
"Steph, I totally get it. I'm at 6 1/2 months since I lost Chris. At about 5 months I noticed that I was getting worse instead of better, so I started counseling through Hospice. It's helped but you're right grief is…"
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