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WV12345
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  • Inwood, WV
  • United States
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WV12345 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?
"I was 55 last summer when my husband died from early onset Alzheimer's at the age of 58.  Our ages set us apart from most couple's dealing with an Alzheimer's diagnosis and it continues to make me feel like I don't fit in…"
May 5
WV12345 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Leeky, I'm so sorry for your loss. You and your husband have been through a lot. My husband of 25 1/2 years passed just over 9 months ago after suffering from early onset Alzheimer's for about 5 years. Comfort for me comes from knowing…"
May 2
WV12345 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"I am so very sorry about your sister's diagnosis.  Alzheimer's is horrific.  Rick progressed so fast that he skipped through the worst parts of it and for that. I'm grateful that his journey is over.  There's a…"
Apr 29
WV12345 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Thank you so much!  Only those of us who have lost our partners can understand this level of grief. We've lost the person, the relationship and the hopes and dreams for the future.  I made the choice, about 3 months ago that I do want…"
Apr 29
WV12345 replied to Riley's discussion I don't want this life in the group Widowed in 2016
"I do think a long illness helps in a few ways.  We get the chance to get everything in order, to say what we want to, sometimes even if they don't understand.  I have no guilt and very little regrets.  Watching our loves suffer…"
Apr 23
WV12345 replied to Riley's discussion I don't want this life in the group Widowed in 2016
"Athena,   Did your DH pass from a long illness?   My husband had early onset Alheimer's and I feel that illness has played a big part in my grief journey.   I had to accept the reality of his diagnosis and his death long before…"
Apr 23
WV12345 replied to Jill's discussion What's scaring you these days?
"I'm scared of not getting over the crippling loneliness I'm scared of being a bitter hermit I'm scared of never feeling that life is more than going through the motions."
Apr 22
WV12345 replied to Riley's discussion I don't want this life in the group Widowed in 2016
"I'm hoping to figure this out... that's why I'm here.  I'm not willing to accept this current life. "
Apr 22
WV12345 replied to NoLongerInBergenJC's discussion Paying it forward -- does it help you?
"I'm new to this group but I've been helping others for a couple of years who like me have (or had)  a spouse with Early Onset Alzheimer's and I've shared some of my experiences so far in this widowed journey and they have…"
Apr 22
WV12345 replied to Hayley_A's discussion Where is everyone from?
"Wild and Wonderful West Virginia"
Apr 22
WV12345 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Thank you!   "
Apr 22
WV12345 replied to GrandmaH's discussion Dream visits? in the group Widowed in 2016
"Hi GrandmaH,   About a week after Rick passed, my daughter called me to tell me that she had an extremely vivid dream of Rick walking through a doorway with a huge smile on his face, laughing and he was so happy.  He picked her up and…"
Apr 22
WV12345 replied to lowrsr (Sherry)'s discussion Wedding Rings in the group Widowed in 2016
"Hi Sherry,  I'm wearing my husband's ring on a chain around my neck. My grief counselor asked me a month ago if I had thoughts or plans about removing my rings. I told him that I felt for me... removing the wedding band, will be the…"
Apr 22
WV12345 replied to Riley's discussion I don't want this life in the group Widowed in 2016
"Riley, I'm new to Widowed Village and I don't want my current life either.  Rick died in July from Early Onset Alzheimer's. The disease was horrific for the both of us so life has been pretty rough for the last 5 years. I miss…"
Apr 22
WV12345 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hi, I’m Mary, My husband Rick died 9 months ago after struggling with Early Onset Alzheimer’s for at least 5 years.  Rick’s father was diagnosed with EAOD in 1993, 3 years after we were married and the year that our son was…"
Apr 20
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Nov 28, 2016

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At 1:53pm on November 28, 2016, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, WV12345. 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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