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joan1944
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  • Indio, CA
  • United States
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Aug 27, 2017
joan1944 replied to WittyBlondeWolverine's discussion The Mountains of Paperwork
"Athena, Costco was no problem, I hadn't bothered with his Costco card until I went to get gas one day and it pops up that my card has expired. I had paid for my card  renewal at a checkout during a purchase a few months realier, so I knew…"
Dec 7, 2016
joan1944 replied to WittyBlondeWolverine's discussion The Mountains of Paperwork
"Good grief that's nearly two years after that fact! I can't figure out what they have been doing with this bill all this time, it was a short visit, she said there was nothing she could do for my husband, and sent us on our way, maybe 15…"
Nov 27, 2016
joan1944 replied to WittyBlondeWolverine's discussion The Mountains of Paperwork
"Oh I know how this goes. We had a trust set up about 18 years before my husband died, so no probate, I simply got the trust updated so I was primary, had his IRA dumped into my IRA, applied for my part of his social security, applied for VA…"
Nov 21, 2016
joan1944 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion MAY Anniversaries, Birthdays and Other Special Days
"Today marks the first anniversary of my husband Bob's death. I have missed him every day, especially on what would have been our 51st wedding anniversary. I am getting ready to go on my first cruise without him, when I think of how much he…"
May 19, 2016
joan1944 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2015
"Laurie, I can't imagine trying to sell two vehicles, I put off selling Bob's car for as long as I could, but, when the battery died because I didn't start up the car every so often I knew it was time."
Feb 15, 2016
joan1944 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2015
"I'm coming up on 9 months out and I'm still fighting fatigue, Hope I too find after high activity I have to take it easy for a while. I'm still having days where I can't seem to get anything done, I just wander from task to task,…"
Feb 15, 2016
joan1944 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2015
"Mixelated, I love the speed analogy, it's perfect. I've been equating my energy with the oil tank, when Bob died I was running on empty, when I had a minor surgery at 6 months I figured I was still a quart low, the surgery set me back to…"
Feb 11, 2016
joan1944 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Yes, cooking for one sucks, but I'm forcing myself to eat more homecooked food, take out and resturant food is too high sodium, and I'm having enough trouble keeping my blood pressure down. Sometimes when I cook too much, which I almost…"
Feb 10, 2016
joan1944 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Jim, my husband Bob and I usually d u do what you and Mabel did, go out to dinner. This last Nov 4, on what would have been Bob's 74 birthday, I was just short of 6 months out, and couldn't bring myself to go out, so I cooked one of his…"
Feb 10, 2016
joan1944 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"Haven't gone solo yet, taking my son's MIL for the upcoming one, but will probably go solo after that."
Jan 24, 2016
joan1944 replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"I love cruising, we took about 12 cruises, and had another scheduled at the time of his death. I'm going on that cruise in late may."
Jan 24, 2016
joan1944 replied to Dianne in Nevada's discussion For those who do not want to date ...
"Bergen I feel the way you do, I'm 71 short and not exactly skinny. Besides I've always said I didn't want to break in a new model, took me long enough to break in the one I have, his death doesn't change my mind."
Jan 23, 2016
joan1944 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I used to be able to sit and read for hours at a time, I still read a lot but I find myself staring at nothing, instead of reading, I'm just not as relaxed as I used to be when sitting reading a good book, my mind can't settle down…"
Jan 23, 2016
joan1944 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2015
"Yes it seems as the early numbness wears off, the reality sets in, selling Bob's car really hit me hard, it was his baby I only drove it a few times. Also as I'm working around the house it's the things that were set up to Bob's…"
Jan 23, 2016
joan1944 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2015
"That "husband's car""
Jan 21, 2016

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At 5:34pm on August 7, 2015, Patience said…
Welcome to Widowed Village. 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? Click the link at the top of the page. 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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