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Shoosie2
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  • Brownsville, CA
  • United States
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Keeping your Loved One's Ashes

Started this discussion. Last reply by NoLongerInBergenJC Oct 5. 24 Replies

Hi everyoneI am 6 months into my grief journey, abut it feels like 1 million years ago since I saw my Rick's handsome face. How can it only be 6 months!!!  There must be some sort of time warp going…Continue

a very uplifting article

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rainy (Misty) Apr 23. 2 Replies

 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

 

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NoLongerInBergenJC replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"I am right now in Negril, Jamaica where today, on the fifth anniversary of his death, I put a biodegradable urn containing his ashes to rest near the Mid Shoals reef. We came to this place 18 times and he loved it here. i am not going to say it was…"
Oct 5
Athena53 replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"I love the idea of taking your previous mates' ashes with you!  It's important that even in a new relationship you "make room" for your late partners- they don't just disappear from your stories.  I've found…"
Oct 5
barbee replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"One of the beautiful things about this site is the realization there is no right or wrong way to grieve or to disperse ashes. So many individual ways that are simply "perfect"! And we get it and understand. It's been over six years…"
Oct 4
catapan replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"I'm at a low point these days, just short of two years since Stuart died.   Having a friend tell me this morning, during a phone call, that "surely you know everybody loves you" just blew the gasket for me.  Not the…"
Oct 4
HelensRay replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"I lost my Helen June 2017 and had intended scattering Helen ashes on her birthday January 2018. That did'nt happen.  I decided last week that the time was now right and I would scatter them on Sunday.  Made some excuse why I…"
Oct 3
Shoosie2 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Hi Jan, Like you, I am trying to figure out where to go when I retire. 5 years in the future, but we never know what will get thrown at us. I have found several websites on shared housing, which for me, sound good. Right now I own my own house, but…"
Sep 27
Athena53 replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"What a wonderful story!  We didn't get that far into Scotland on previous trips although we've been to the Orkneys.  I'm heading to Paris next week and may drop some into the Seine if I can do it…"
Sep 21
Jabs replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"We took my husbands ashes (not all but most) to Scotland for the one year anniversary of losing him. It had been our favorite place to visit over the years. I invited both his brothers and their wives, my niece and her husband and my kids. We spent…"
Sep 20
SweetMelissa2007 replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"Athena, Your post gave me a smile as I'm in the middle of drafting a kilt pattern for my daughter; son doesn't want one. Boo! Bob-O was also of Scottish ancestry. They're powerful, our kids are fair like him. Blonde when born, but now…"
Sep 20
Athena53 replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"There was one place at the top of Ron's and my list when we discussed the places where I'd scatter his ashes:  Edinburgh.  He was of Scottish ancestry and we'd been to Scotland 3 or 4 times.  The first visit, in 2001,…"
Sep 20
Shoosie2 commented on Miss Em (Emma)'s blog post The right time for everything
"Ms Em- Well done on making that huge step. Slowly letting go of their personal items such as clothes, toiletries etc is a BIG step forward. I'm 9 months out now, and had 'our' bedroom painted last month, so it's now my bedroom. I…"
Aug 31
Shoosie2 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Shelley- maybe it was too hard for him to leave and make his transition with you being so close to him. Just my thought. I stayed with Rick in the ER room for 30 minutes after he'd passed. I just kept stroking his hair, telling him that I loved…"
Aug 22
Shoosie2 replied to Mike's discussion Dating in the group Born in the 50s
"Mike, If I'm not mistaken, you live in a rural area, like I do. I remember some of your earlier posts about finding others who share same interests, etc, and when Meetup.com was mentioned, you said that there was nothing close by. Well, to the…"
Aug 12
Tekwriter replied to Shoosie2's discussion Giving Myself a Panic Attack in the group Born in the 50s
"Hi, I think we will have to move this coming year. Our house payment is extraordinarily high and I do not believe I will be able to refinance it on what I make in retirement. We had just gone through bankruptcy to keep it so my credit is now good…"
Aug 9
Shoosie2 commented on Athena53's blog post "A sculpture that Creates Intense Emotion"
"Here is another sculpture with captures all of our feelings, at one time or another. It's called The Weight of Grief  by Celeste Roberge. Peace Steph"
Aug 7
julep67 replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"I haven't been able to scatter my Mark's ashes yet either.  I have them in my home.  Last fall, I lost our beloved dog Sam, I have his ashes on the same shelf with Mark's.  When our other dog (Mark's sweet sheltie…"
Aug 6

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At 8:54pm on February 26, 2018, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Shoosie2. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here.

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