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irishlady
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irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"withoutJim...Much love on this your Anniversary. I don't know what it is, but I have gone through similar things with my 4 kids. I swear my husband was the only one who held this family together. He has been gone for 4 years and I barely…"
Jul 14
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"withoutjim....OMG I could have written your letter! I ma at the 4 year 3 month mark and I still struggle each day. IF I keep really busy I am OK, but alone..not good. tried counseling AGAIN..they were no help. I moved to a different state to be with…"
Jul 2
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"marybarcelos...The senior centers here in northern new England that I have had access to, tend to be very cliquey. If you aren't a regular then you are certainly treated like an outsider. reminded me of junior high and the cafeteria and…"
Jun 29
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"booktime (susan) I lost my Mom 15 years ago and thought I was coping pretty well after all that time. But since losing my husband 4 years ago and going through some nasty family business and moving twice in the last 8 months because of it,…"
Jun 27
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Boo...It's been 4 years for me since my husband died. I listen to the "oldies" when I am driving. I find it helps with the anxiety I used to have but is getting better. But, still after 4 years there are certain songs that as soon as…"
Jun 16
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Maybe we should all carry  lists with what we need help with and when someone asks if you need anything call me or let me know, hand them the list and say pick one then cross it off. LOL But wouldn't work as most would say,I'll get to…"
Mar 19
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"People should rephrase it to..OK, what can I do for you now? Might that help?"
Mar 19
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Lark: I agree and was hoping that is the way it would be other than all this animosity. Sissy: good question and I will ask the new counselor I am going to be seeing when I get in with her."
Mar 18
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Well said Patience(Diane)...Same with me and my husband. Never really celebrated Valentine's Day, but now every year I know I am going to be bombarded by romance movies, couples in love. Can be hard to handle for us widows. Hugs to all."
Feb 15
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Oh slick..how sad. Never could understand how a parent can turn on a child like that. As horrible as my son is being right now, I can never just walk away or push him aside. I will distance myself for a while, and don't think I can ever accept…"
Jan 31
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"marybarcelos...thank you so much for the support. I am just keeping my eye on the prize as they say. Hoping to hear any day now that the apartment is empty and will be available in a couple of weeks. I'll let everyone know how it all ends up."
Jan 31
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Oh slick, I am so sorry for all you have going on in your life. I hope you did not think I was belittling your being alone. I truly understand loneliness. I only meant that comment for myself. I was always complaining about being alone and then this…"
Jan 30
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Slick..I get you. Being alone sucks. I have my little dog, but she is 14 so her days are numbered. then I will really be alone. But, like I said, This whole "experience" I have been through has showed me alone is not he worst thing. BUT..I…"
Jan 30
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Thank you Patience (Diane). I appreciate all the kind words."
Jan 30
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Slick...thank you for the prayers. I am asking anyone and everyone to put me in their prayers. I need lots of positivity right now. Two of my sons said they would help move me, but have learned over the years that what is told to me does not always…"
Jan 30
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"thank you camsmom, I appreciate it."
Jan 30

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At 6:05am on November 3, 2013, LifesAJourney said…

Welcome Irishlady.  I am very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You will find caring support and friendship here.

Here is 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 will find meaningful conversations taking place.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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