I miss this terribly. I just want to hug Sandi. We had a very close physical and emotional relationship. I just hug her pillow and dream of the comfort we gave each other. I don't think anything or anyone…"
"I haven't gone through a birthday or holiday yet, but did have our 40th anniversary 2 weeks after my husband died. Good for you for getting through the birthday! Just know it will probably be hard every year, expect it, and push through it."
"Always. San had such a great faith and I have always admired that. I struggle to have the child like faith she had. I go to our church (virtually now) each week and volunteer there because it makes me feel closer to her but the loss and sadness is…"
"LP. The hospice staff and volunteers that came to our home to help me with Sandis care were wonderful caring people. Your understanding of what they are facing and going through I am sure is so comforting. peace"
"Momof3. The group section has many groups for newly widowed, age range and other specifics. Take a look. I am up in the panhandle. We moved here full time 5 years ago and I lost my wife to cancer 28 months ago. We were…"
"Tomorrow starts Sandi's birthday month. Her actual birthday is April 28 but she celebrated all month, and it happens that this is the 28th month since I lost her. She just loved feeling that April was her month and a perfect day on…"
"Thanks for the distraction everyone. I’m just zoned out. We had to close the homeless program I’ve been volunteering at 3 days a week so the one thing that kept me connected is gone for now. Thankfully my daughter is here with me working…"
"Good to hear from everyone. I’m in the panhandle of Florida. Most of the cases in Florida are further East and south. My daughter left DC to come here with me. My son and his wife are in London. I’m concerned about them. It is true I…"
"I hear that Tess. I’m just ambivalent about everything. I’ve tried to even go on a couple of lunch dates but it’s exhausting. Telling and retelling stories that my Sandi and I shared with ease. We were very connected in every way.…"
I haven't gone through a birthday or holiday yet, but did have our 40th anniversary 2 weeks after my husband died. Good for you for getting through the birthday! Just know it will probably be hard every year, expect it, and push through it.
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