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outwest
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  • Nottingham, MD
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outwest replied to outwest's discussion Dealing with the first milestone in the group Born in the 50s
"Existing032119. -  Sorry for confusing someone else’s story for your, so many stories so many people feeling sad. I find the zoom calls can be helpful, because the Village try’s to help anyone sometimes the calls can be more…"
yesterday
outwest replied to Ellen's discussion My Story... in the group Widowed in 2020
"Hi Ellen. -  My wife did all of our trip planning since she retired in 2003. Looking at her computer, she was still planning trips just a few weeks before her passing, one to Texas and another to Oregon. Covid would have forced us to cancel.…"
yesterday
outwest commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"* Rather cook or wash dishes: cook * Favorite Pie: French Apple * Steak or Seafood: seafood, * Italian or Chinese: Chinese * Pepsi or coke: Cherry Coke  * Favorite ice cream: Chocolate Oreo * How many tattoos: none * Scariest insect: wasp *…"
Sunday
outwest commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2020
"Carousel A small victory, but a start to move forward.I am 4 months out on Tuesday, last Friday while it was raining I started to look at my wife stuff. I am bit overwhelmed by how much there is to handle. I figure there is no hurry to deal with it,…"
Sunday
outwest replied to outwest's discussion Dealing with the first milestone in the group Born in the 50s
"Existing032119 My wife was my best friend. It is so hard not having her in the house or out in the garden, especially with the COVID restriction keeping me more isolated. The past 14 years we were together most of the time since we were both…"
Jul 31
outwest commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2020
"Carousel From the people I talked to a change sleep patterns are fairly common. My wife was taken to the ER early in the morning, When she returned from the hospital she was too weak to go upstairs to sleep, we slept on the 1st floor her on the sofa…"
Jul 25
outwest commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2020
"To Maggie May and Rere My wife did not died from COVID, she had lung cancer. However she entered a hospice a few days prior to the COVID lock down in our state. After spending 5 nights with her in the hospice I was forced to leave. I was only…"
Jul 24
outwest replied to Carousel's discussion New Widower in the group Widowed in 2020
"Carousel i am sorry that you had a reason to join the village.  My wife of 42 yrs passed away in April after a 5 year battle with lung cancer. When she died I lost my wife and my sense of purpose that I had in caring for her. She was in hospice…"
Jul 24
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Jun 20
chef (John) replied to outwest's discussion Dealing with the first milestone in the group Born in the 50s
"Frankly, not very well. The "Year of Firsts" is a real bear, outwest--especially the unexpected days, like summer holidays. (Yes, it does happen.) Estragon's suggestion is excellent, and (having used it on occasion) I hope you will be…"
Jun 19
outwest replied to Baba2020's discussion COVID widow in the group Widowed in 2020
"Baba2020. My wife had lung cancer and passed away in April. She was taking to the ER early in the morning at first I was allowed to sit outside her isolation room in the ER. Later I was moved out to the waiting room after 4 hours in the waiting room…"
Jun 18
outwest replied to Baba2020's discussion COVID widow in the group Widowed in 2020
"Baba2020. My wife had lung cancer and passed away in April. She was taking to the ER early in the morning at first I was allowed to sit outside her isolation room in the ER. Later I was moved out to the waiting room after 4 hours in the waiting room…"
Jun 18
LandL (Linda) replied to outwest's discussion Dealing with the first milestone in the group Born in the 50s
"Outwest, my husband died suddenly without warning, so I was in shock during those first milestones.  But they were still very hard.  We'd been married 45 years.  I know your wife was ill before she passed, but you not being…"
Jun 17
Estragon replied to outwest's discussion Dealing with the first milestone in the group Born in the 50s
"Hi Outwest.  Just past what would have been our 39th at the end of May.  On the day, I tried to remember and be grateful for what we had, as opposed to what was lost.  The loss is still raw though.  It's hard.  There…"
Jun 17
Sander replied to outwest's discussion Dealing with the first milestone in the group Born in the 50s
"Outwest.....sorry for your loss....the first milestone can be hard...my husband passed last November 16th and our wedding anniversary is November 20th....I really struggled with that day....I tried to remember all the good times we had and watched…"
Jun 17
outwest added a discussion to the group Born in the 50s
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Dealing with the first milestone

HelloMy wife passed away in April. What would have been our 42nd anniversary is coming up next week. How did you deal with the first milestone of any kind after your partner’s passing?See More
Jun 17

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At 8:07am on May 5, 2020, Dianne in Nevada said…

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

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