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Sosammy
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  • Minot, ND
  • United States
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Sosammy replied to Mike's discussion Making new friends in the group Widowed in 2017
"Is there a gym or YMCA in the area? The closest to me is 20 miles away, but I go a few times a week. It keeps me from an empty house and around people.  After a few weeks you get to know the regulars."
Feb 15
Sosammy replied to InsideLove's discussion A study to tell us what we know? Or a book worth reading?
"I am only 3 months into this lonely journey of grief. The book that has helped me the most right now is "It is Ok That You are Not Ok: Meeting Grief and Loss in a Culture That Doesn't Understand" by Megan Devine. It is the one book…"
Jan 29
Sosammy replied to bacasino's discussion Struggling with the Vocabulary of Widowhood in the group Widowed in 2017
"I love your reply. When you spend over half of your life with someone, you don't just change your feelings because of a technicality.  The idea of an "us" ring is beautiful. Bless you."
Dec 26, 2017
Sosammy replied to bacasino's discussion Struggling with the Vocabulary of Widowhood in the group Widowed in 2017
"I don't think you ever get comfortable with the words associated with losing your spouse. I spent more than half of my life with my spouse and his family. To me they are my family too. They are my daughters' aunts, uncles, and…"
Dec 26, 2017
Sosammy replied to Jill's discussion How old were you when your spouse died? How does your age affect your self-concept now that you're on your own?
"It has been only 2 months since I lost my husband. I am only 53 and I feel like there is no one who really knows me anymore. There are people who know the daughter, sister, and friend, but no one who truly knows the real me. After 33 years being…"
Dec 22, 2017
Sosammy replied to Aly brabham's discussion Is it normal to keep items around your house of theirs
"It has only been 50 days for me and the only thing I have been able to get rid of is his toothbrush. His pjs still hang on the closet hook and his clothes are still in the dresser and closet.  I am very much like you as I have washed everything…"
Dec 8, 2017
Sosammy replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Let's Get Acquainted
"This picture was taken a couple of years ago in our home state of North Dakota. We usually do not get this much snow, but this particular winter had 3x the amount we usually get. We went driving around the countryside with some friends and found…"
Dec 7, 2017
Sosammy replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Let's Get Acquainted
"Mike and I were married for 33 years. He suffered a heart attack on October 17, 2017. He died 2 days later. "
Dec 6, 2017
Sosammy replied to SoundOfSilence's discussion It's Getting Real or Is It in the group Widowed in 2017
"I am so sorry you have to walk this path too. It has been 1 month for me also and there are times it doesn't seem real. The first few weeks there were so many decisions to make and things to do I wouldn't let myself think. I ran from the…"
Nov 23, 2017
Sosammy replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"I am Sosammy. My husband died 1 month ago. He had a heart attack while we were playing ball. he spent 2 days in ICU, but his brain went too long without oxygen. I had to make the decision to stop the medication that was keeping his heart going. He…"
Nov 23, 2017
Sosammy replied to InsideLove's discussion Is morning or night worst for you? How do you get through it?
"Evenings I think are the worst. You come home to an empty house, eat a solitary dinner. The quiet isn't diminished by even the television. The deep loneliness isn't something those who have not experienced it understand. The kids say come…"
Nov 23, 2017
Dianne in Nevada left a comment for Sosammy
"Welcome to Widville, Sosammy.  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…"
Nov 20, 2017

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At 6:40pm on November 20, 2017, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Sosammy.  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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