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mamiller and pat73 are now friends
Mar 18, 2011
mamiller replied to Marissa's discussion Terminology
"I use D-Day..."
Mar 17, 2011
mamiller replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion * FRESH * Introduce yourselves, please!
"Hi, I'm Michelle.  My husband (Chris) died April 17th 2009.  He was 44, I was 39.  We had been together 20 years, married 18.  I met him at a college bar when he tried to pick up my roommate.  It was love at first sight…"
Mar 15, 2011
mamiller commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly widowed
"Lisa, I am so sorry to hear about your loss.  My husband died April 17th 2009.  I didn't have any warning signs as well.  I do not know any widows personally either.  I was 39 when he passed.  Some of the discussion…"
Mar 6, 2011
mamiller commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2009
"April 17, 2009 my husband died in bed while I was sleeping.  He was 44.  He went to the Dr. that day and was sent home with an antibiotic.  Later I found out he had a heart attack days earlier.  We didn't have a clue he even…"
Mar 6, 2011
mamiller replied to Robinmo's discussion Do you have a hard time being sympathetic to your friends?
"About 14 months out, my dear friend's husband suddenly lost his job.  I had to sit and listen to her breakdown, stress and complete panic.  After a few weeks of hearing the same thing, I finally said what was in my head. "Yeah,…"
Mar 6, 2011
mamiller replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion What did you lose? I lost the retirement we'd been planning.
"I just found out I am lossing an additional $200/month.  Didn't change my W2 status to single and didn't realize there was a penalty once again for something I didn't sign up for..."
Mar 6, 2011

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At 9:59pm on May 18, 2011, Dianne in Nevada said…
At 7:44am on February 11, 2011,
Soaring Spirits

Mamiller, Thanks for joining us, I'm so sorry for your loss. I see you've already found some groups and chipped in some experiences... I do hope you find a few folks (or lots!) whose experiences and feelings echo your own, and that you can have a bit of a "home" here with us.

The forums are the heart of this community -- feel free to start topics, add videos and music in nearly any post, and share as you wish, and do let me know if you have any difficulty using the service or getting around. There's definitely a learning curve but I am finding it's worth it to have our own special space here!

Hugs to you!


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