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jrval
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  • King George, VA
  • United States
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Life Changes. (But things do get better.)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Danielle May 20. 11 Replies

I haven't written in a while but thought I would post something that struck me yesterday.  I turned 52 yesterday, I am now 11 years older than JR ever got to be.  When he died in 2011 I was 45 and I…Continue

 

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I am over five years in on this journey and I am in a good place now in my life. I promised myself that I would help others on this journey when I felt that I could be useful.

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My 16th Anniversary

Posted on September 9, 2016 at 1:54am 2 Comments

Can we talk for a minute about love?  Real heartbreaking, marvelous, disastrous, powerful love that survives everything, even death and our incredibly fragile yet robustly resilient hearts?  You see I need to talk about it right now and would appreciate the ears and hearts of people that understand.

Tomorrow is my sixteenth anniversary.  On a beautiful September afternoon, in a gracious historic church in…

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My great tragedy ( Five years later)

Posted on August 30, 2016 at 1:14pm 4 Comments

Come January I will approach the six year anniversary of J.R.s death.  I have been thinking a lot about this lately.  I am not particularly dreading it, just turning it around in my mind, and realizing that it has been the pivotal moment of my life.  I have always said that losing J.R. at 41 is the great tragedy of my life.  The world is so much poorer without him.  I still think of him every day.  I still miss him tremendously and suspect I always will.  I married my best friend and he was…

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My great tragedy ( Five years later)

Posted on August 30, 2016 at 1:14pm 0 Comments

Come January I will approach the six year anniversary of J.R.s death.  I have been thinking a lot about this lately.  I am not particularly dreading it, just turning it around in my mind, and realizing that it has been the pivotal moment of my life.  I have always said that losing J.R. at 41 is the great tragedy of my life.  The world is so much poorer without him.  I still think of him every day.  I still miss him tremendously and suspect I always will.  I married my best friend and he was…

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Love and Loss

Posted on July 31, 2016 at 2:35pm 3 Comments

“I have always been afraid of losing those that I love. I’ve sometimes wondered is there anyone out there afraid of losing me.” Anon.

One of my friends posted this today on Facebook and for some reason it caught my attention. I was going to do my usual click like and move on but something made me stop. Something about this quote bothered me even as it held my attention. It made me stop and take stock, but not, I think, in the way the author intended. Instead, I felt…

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At 2:17pm on July 31, 2016, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, jrval. I'm so very sorry for your loss, but pleased that you found us. You'll find caring support and friendship here.

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Be sure to check out the HOME page for the latest news.  I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville.

 
 
 

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