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irishlady (jan)
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irishlady (jan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Riet...I am going through the same thing with my car. It started making a funny noise and I had to take it to the garage. A costly repair looming. I say this all the time,..this new life is so much more difficult than when my beloved husband was…"
Sunday
irishlady (jan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Tekwriter.....your comment I'll pop them with my purse" made me giggle. I know the feeling well. It will be 6 years for me in April and the sadness comes and goes throughout the year, some months worse than others.I am in a sad period now…"
Jan 23
irishlady (jan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Garys wife..I totally agree with your post. I learned that lesson the hard way. That is the main reason I recently moved up nearer my daughter because she is the one who always handles everything with me...her brothers always pass it off to her. And…"
Dec 10, 2018
irishlady (jan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Tekwriter...I wish you the best of luck. I had to go in for a colonoscopy just 4 months after my husband died. Same hospital. Very stressful. I just went in this summer for another one...5 years since the other, and I practically had to pay my kids…"
Nov 28, 2018
irishlady (jan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Riet...the same exact thing happened to me in a supermarket. I followed a man in same size, same hair, same walk..everything. Left me sad. And when my Father passed away I swore I saw him walking into a local store. Same looks, same clothes. …"
Nov 26, 2018
irishlady (jan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"shelley....Just take it one step at a time...one day at a time. I agree...do not try to look to the future. Just live in that moment and get through it. that's what helped me anyway. I always felt this journey to me, was like pushing a…"
Nov 21, 2018
irishlady (jan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I am at 5 years. I just moved to a new apartment.. I am missing my husband so much. I go to counseling for my depression and told her that I think it is part dark early nights, the holidays and the move. I would love to be looking forward to having…"
Nov 19, 2018
irishlady (jan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I am in the process of packing to move to an apartment near my daughter,. In the process of packing, I came across an old carhart jacket of my husbands, It is tattered and very worn. I used to threaten to toss it out, but my husband always begged me…"
Oct 14, 2018
irishlady (jan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"So, I live in subsidized housing. Right now I am in a small city. I have 2 sons near me, but one is very busy and the other doesn't see me as his girlfriend doesn't like me. I have the opportunity to move back to the state I lived in for…"
Sep 27, 2018
irishlady (jan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"LP...I have always disliked the weekends since my husband died 5 years ago. Everyone is busy with family and activities, which I totally understand, but I can go the entire weekend without hearing for anyone. I think it is just because when he was…"
Sep 2, 2018
irishlady (jan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"No longer BergenJC: Your post hit home with me. I did not stay at the hospital overnight, just days. I could not sleep, I had a dog at home to take care of so I went back and forth. I have always regretted that. Had I known my husband would have…"
Aug 23, 2018
irishlady (jan) replied to ron323's discussion Anxiety in the group Born in the 50s
"Ron..Have you tried a grief group in your area? I found one very helpful after I lost my husband of 43 years. I found two widows in the group that I am still friends with. they understand. Until you have been through this the person will never truly…"
Aug 17, 2018
irishlady (jan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Athena...so proud of you. I know how hard it is to part with things. But, you did it. I don't know if you are on facebook or what part of the country, so this may not apply. But often there are for sale groups in your town or area on facebook.…"
Aug 12, 2018
irishlady (jan) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Melissa...I feel for you about the weddings. I attended my friend's son's wedding 16 months after my husband died. She and friends were whooping it up and wanted me to join in, but I just could not.  All I kept thinking is...my…"
Aug 1, 2018
irishlady (jan) replied to Tess's discussion The hardest time of day in the group Born in the 50s
"Days are the worst.. too much time to fill and not always enough things to do. I went to my counselor today and I told her that I told my son. I come here for 1/2 getting better and 1/2 something to do and someone to talk to. I really miss having…"
Jun 5, 2018
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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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