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WittyBlondeWolverine
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Sick and Tired... Literally

Started this discussion. Last reply by Athena53 Jan 3, 2017. 5 Replies

Hi Everyone,I am 8 months out since Rob's death. And I am so tired. Like not sleepy, but exhausted. I only work two days a week but feel like it's full time...plus. And if anyone is sick within a ten…Continue

The Mountains of Paperwork

Started this discussion. Last reply by Susan Feb 21, 2017. 54 Replies

Hi Everyone, I'm new to this site. I lost my husband this past May after a third recurrence of brain cancer. It's been nearly 6 months since his death, though it feels longer as with many long…Continue

 

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WittyBlondeWolverine replied to Mary H's discussion Dating Again for those Born in the 60s in the group Born in the 60s
"Hi Mary,  I am not often on WV, but your post on Buddhism really resonated with me. Almost 2 and a half years post loss, I find myself in a very strange place in my life.  Having been married for almost 25 years when Rob died, turning 50…"
Aug 12
WittyBlondeWolverine replied to Mary H's discussion Dating Again for those Born in the 60s in the group Born in the 60s
"Hi Mary and everyone else following this thread,  Like Graced Teacher, I am not often on the Widowed Village site but do get email updates.  This one prompted me to respond.  My husband of 25 years died in May 2016 after a long…"
Mar 5
WittyBlondeWolverine replied to MegBee's discussion In laws: Anyone else feeling excluded or talked about? in the group Widowed in 2016
"Wise words indeed, Graced Teacher. Hurt people do hurt people."
Jul 22, 2017
WittyBlondeWolverine replied to MegBee's discussion In laws: Anyone else feeling excluded or talked about? in the group Widowed in 2016
"MegBee, I haven't posted in a while but your situation struck a chord with me. I lost my husband of nearly 25 years in May 2016. Since his diagnosis in early 2015, most of his family has been MIA. Not really unkind, just absent. I really did…"
Jul 22, 2017
WittyBlondeWolverine commented on lowrsr (Sherry)'s blog post When Will I Stop Feeling Sad? Or, Another Widow Temper Tantrum
"I feel the same way, Sherry. I just want it to get better. Or at least easier. I keep trying one thing after another and it might help for a bit. But then some random thing brings me back to the day he died. Him taking his last breath. How scared he…"
Mar 19, 2017
WittyBlondeWolverine replied to Hayley_A's discussion Where is everyone from?
"Michigan!"
Mar 14, 2017
Graced Teacher replied to WittyBlondeWolverine's discussion Coming up on a year and feeling sad in the group Widowed in 2016
"catapan,   That is the best reply I have never thought of.  I guess I have said something similar but that is so succinct.  " But since money and friends were never "the question" - they can't be "the…"
Mar 12, 2017
Nance63 replied to WittyBlondeWolverine's discussion Coming up on a year and feeling sad in the group Widowed in 2016
"Dear Witty, I'm sort of bracing myself as spring approaches and the various things that were normal last year and are NOT this year come hitting us fast and furious. I have found in the past months that even if I am not aware of the calendar…"
Mar 9, 2017
Lark replied to WittyBlondeWolverine's discussion Coming up on a year and feeling sad in the group Widowed in 2016
"Lots of triggers FOR SURE and some come out of absolutely nowhere, when you are completely unsuspecting, slam you to the ground and stomp you to a sobbing pulp. I am 14 months out, thought I was doing okay but was wrong. So I have withdrawn from a…"
Mar 6, 2017
MissingMySandyBeach (Steve) replied to WittyBlondeWolverine's discussion Coming up on a year and feeling sad in the group Widowed in 2016
"Hi WittyBlonde, I too have been going thru cycles of extra blue time as I call it but haven't attributed it to the one year mark approaching which for me is not until July. However it might be as I found myself continually thinking about what…"
Mar 6, 2017
WittyBlondeWolverine added a discussion to the group Widowed in 2016
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Coming up on a year and feeling sad

Hi everyone,The anniversary of Rob's death is coming up quickly (he died May 2) and I guess I thought I was doing okay. I have two fantastic kids and am financially secure. I have a great family and good friends. I even started seeing a nice local guy that I met on Match. But all of a sudden, I seem to be weepier than ever. Today I broke down on my way out of my accountant's office... just looking at all of the medical bills and such. I don't know if it is the year anniversary or the fact that…See More
Mar 6, 2017
WittyBlondeWolverine replied to Mary H's discussion Dating Again for those Born in the 60s in the group Born in the 60s
"Hi Mary, I read somewhere once that dating is always setting yourself up for the possibility of getting hurt. And for some, it's not worth the risk. I figured, for myself, that sitting home alone was a guarantee of not getting hurt, but also a…"
Mar 1, 2017
WittyBlondeWolverine replied to Mary H's discussion Dating Again for those Born in the 60s in the group Born in the 60s
"Ive been reading this thread with great interest as I decided to begin dating again at the beginning of this year. I'm 48 with one daughter away at college and one who is a busy 16 year old. Most of the time it's just me and my dog. My…"
Feb 27, 2017
Susan replied to WittyBlondeWolverine's discussion The Mountains of Paperwork
"Widow85,     Please don't worry about what others think right now... I use to always worry what others thought, but not right now. I'm quite sure your given a reprieve on ethics at this time.      Sissy"
Feb 21, 2017
widow85 replied to WittyBlondeWolverine's discussion The Mountains of Paperwork
"I applied for my own Home Depot card at the store. The clerk must have wondered why I was crying . . ."
Feb 21, 2017
WittyBlondeWolverine replied to WittyBlondeWolverine's discussion The Mountains of Paperwork
"Stevie, I think you're right. It really does depend on who you speak with. Rob's company has been a nightmare. As has social security. I feel like if I hadn't fought tooth and nail and kept calling and calling... I could easily have…"
Feb 18, 2017

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At 6:07pm on October 22, 2016, judy said…

Hi Witty Blonde Wolverine,

Welcome to Widowed Village. I am very sorry for your loss, but happy that you found us. You will find caring, loving 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.  Come in the chat room which is available 24/7 to you.  I look forward to getting to know you and support you through your journey.

 
 
 

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