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irishlady
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  • Alton, NH
  • United States
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irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Tess and Muns...when I went to my grief group, the instructor told us when referring to the death of the person, to say the word died and don't use a euphemism for that. I had to force the word out of my mouth. almost like I was saying a dirty…"
Apr 14
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Thank you all so much for your support. Shelley...Bless you. I remember telling my grief group that this "journey" is like pushing a wheelbarrow full of rocks up a mountain. You need to get there and want to get there, but you're…"
Apr 14
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Today is 5 years ago that my husband died. I always try to go off somewhere for the day with one of my kids. Today my oldest son took me to a genealogy center to do research on our family. A nice day and I enjoyed myself, but I still have to come…"
Apr 13
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Shelley...My husband had a pulmonary embolism while being intubated.  He never regained consciousness. I was in the waiting area waiting to go back in when I heard the code red and watched all the people fly by me and no one would make eye…"
Apr 4
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Shelley...My husband and I loved to play gin rummy after supper. We had so many laughs and good talks. I have not been able to pick up the cards since and they sit on his "shrine" with his ashes. I can't even play card games on line.…"
Apr 3
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Tess...I so agree about a pet being helpful. My little dog gave me such comfort when I was all alone...everyone had gone home. they can be quite a comfort and she is still helping 5 years later. Don...I know that helpless feeling all too well. 4…"
Mar 22
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Thank you all for your support. It means a lot to me. I would just love to get out of this state and the one I came from...and go somewhere totally different. I have a friend in Florida who would have me in an instant, but alas,  I could not…"
Mar 13
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Ok..looking for ideas. My husband will be gone 5 years April 14th. Every year since he has been gone, I try to plan something to do that day to get out so I am not sitting here watching his funeral CD. Keeping busy is better. But, for some reason…"
Mar 12
irishlady replied to Tess's discussion Self Discovery in the group Born in the 50s
"Hi Tess..I can so relate. I was a stay at home Mom all my life and then my Mom lived with us, plus husband and 4 kids. I was always so busy taking care of others I never had time for me. Not that I regret any of it. My husband was very gregarious…"
Jan 24
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Hi Athena53...I did get out of my son's in March. Went into an apartment...not a nice place, but I HAD to get out of my son's. Was not happy in the new place...old, run down place. In September I moved to a totally refurbished apartment in…"
Jan 2
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Oh thank you so much Slick."
Jan 1
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Wow Prissy...I could have written your letter. I am 4 years into this "journey". I was also married for 43 years to a wonderful man. My first and only love. I too am somewhat introverted. I was painfully shy as a child. My husband got me…"
Jan 1
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Right there with all of you. My husband will be gone 5 years in April and some days I feel like I am doing OK and others, not so good. This was a tough holiday season for me this year too. I hate New Years....just reminds me it will be yet another…"
Dec 31, 2017
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"marybarcelos...Oh, Mary, my hear hurts for you and all you have been through. Thank you for the advice. I sent my daughter a text last night. (she prefers those) I had a couple of things I needed to bring to her, so used that as a reason to go up…"
Oct 21, 2017
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"thank you all. Your kindness and advice is so appreciated. My daughter has 3 kids...one in college, one is 16, just started driving and the little one is 8. I miss him the most. the others are older and off doing their thing. You know. I have asked…"
Oct 19, 2017
irishlady commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Gary'swife...thank you for the kind words.       Athena53...I don't know what happened to the youngest two. Older boys are not as bad.     Gunnerx2....OMG thank you! I had the best laugh…"
Oct 18, 2017

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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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