May you be surrounded by love and wonderful memories on your special day.
I recall you had a lot happening this month ... surgery and the one year anniversary of Barry's passing. Thinking of you ♥"
"Tell me about the cold thing lorioc42. I am having surgery next month and I should have my husband to take care of me. Instead I am scrounging around trying to find someone to stay with me for 3 to 6 weeks. Its a real bummer. …"
"SallyStarre--Ketchup was one of my husbands and I favorite condiments. I can understand your tears. Kayaking - never done. Be sure to let us know who it went. Have a fun day. Enjoy yourself. You deserve it."
"MacDuff- so glad everything was ok for you. I know I will have a long recovery time and having to depend on friends for the care I will need after. Just trying to coordinate that is a challenge in itself. Thank you for you…"
"I know you are right Macduff. The only thing that I really cannot stand most of all is the lonlieness. I would just like to be held and comforted. I don't think I will ever find that again. I know people move on but what…"
"Cindy -- we are not required to be strong all the time. I like you am not very good at keeping house. I get the laundry done and keep the dishes done. My husband was the housecleaner. We would take one day about every 10 days…"
"Cindy -- I couldn't have said it better myself. I try to explain what you just put into words. I lost my husband almost 11 months ago. It will be a year on 9/3. I too felt like my heart had been ripped right out of my…"
"Larry -- you made so many good points in your response. I too have had the setting in church of no one understanding. When I turned to the Pastor, he just didn't understand either. You have given me an idea, however, about…"
"Well womens sizes have changed but not by too much. You have probably lost weight. You will get back to a more regular eating habit as time goes by, but just be sure to take care of yourself. Take one step at a time and don't…"
I completely understand. Take your time. Be gentle with yourself. Firsts are difficult. There are many discussions regarding firsts that might be helpful. Please don't feel any pressure to participate! Blessings to you
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