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riet
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riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Hugs for you in this difficult time Ultra.  Riet"
Apr 23
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"1.  If I had a million dollars, I would ___travel a lot_ 2.  If I had to play a musical instrument, I would play the ___guitar_ 3.  Besides English, I'd love to learn ___French and Spanish 4.  The first thing I cooked that…"
Apr 14
riet replied to LP's discussion Sunday Blues in the group Born in the 50s
"Sundays are the worst. Loneliness bites worse than usual. Why? Because it is family day. Neighbors and friends are with their relatives. They are having a nice day. just like we used to. But that's all over. Only memories and sadness.And now…"
Apr 12
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"1. WYR lose the ability to read or lose your ability to speak?  I  can't live without being able to read.  I remember the first book I ever could read, I felt the world opening for me.  I still know most of it by heart:…"
Apr 1
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"LP.I admire what you do. Really bad. How strong are you to be able to do this. And what a big heart for your fellow men.What comfort for those who have someone like you as a caregiver.I can still barely hear the word "hospital or clinic",…"
Apr 1
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear Ultra and friends,April has  become a sad month for me. On April 20 it is 2 years ago that my love had to die. I seem to remember every day of the month in 2018. Even if I don't want to. I want to remember beautiful days and not this…"
Mar 31
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Wow Suzan, did you see the Beatles?  We never did.  That must have been something!!!! Lucky you :-)"
Mar 27
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"1. what was your 1st pet and his/her name?  A cat, named.....Cat 2.  Did you have a favorite stuffed animal as a kid?  I had a bear.  My mom maid it herself.  She later made one for her 11 grandchildren. 3.  What was…"
Mar 27
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear Friends,Thank you so much for your kind comments. I am very grateful that I can share these terrible experiences with you. And being understood, it did me so much good.Melissa, it would be nice if you could visit here. The Netherlands is very…"
Mar 27
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I crashed today. Dear friends thought to cheer me up with a cheerful whats app from both of them. They drank a glass of wine together. They reported that they were still in good health and hoped the same for me.They looked so happy at the age of 75…"
Mar 26
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"1.  When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?  a teacher 2.  What was your favorite era?  60s, 70s, 80s, etc.? The 60s for the feeling of freedom coming, of fantastic music, feeling the sadness after the war…"
Mar 23
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"So true Melissa.  Something nice in a sad world.  Thanks to all of you"
Mar 17
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear Suzan,  Please bring lots of hugs to Roxi. I'm so glad she's fine. Good to hear from you. I see again how much help our group gives me.much love to all of you"
Mar 16
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear Suzan, and all friends So nice to hear from you. These are very strange times now. It is unbelievable that we are experiencing something like this now and cannot share it with the one we would most like to have next to us.Life comes to a…"
Mar 16
riet replied to Tess's discussion Misery loves company in the group Born in the 50s
"Dear friends, This is unfortunately so true what you write. The sweetest of my life is gone. My soul mate, my sounding board, my comforter, my best friend whom I trusted more than myself.I know this will never come back. I don't want that at…"
Mar 1
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Roxi and Melissa,  You tell my story. How can you ever be happy again, after  loosing the one that was the core and the cause of your happiness?  Lots of hugs to all of you in this everyday struggle indeed."
Feb 3

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At 4:12am on February 14, 2019, booktime (Susan) said…

HI Riet, Thanks for your message. So sweet! You are making your way on this road no one wanted to be on. Special hugs to you today. Susan

At 2:14pm on October 26, 2018, Melissa said…

Thank you so much, Riet. It wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. I was so scared before the day that I think I got a lot out of my system. Be well, and much love to you.

Melissa

At 4:02am on October 5, 2018, booktime (Susan) said…

Hi riet!

Thanks for reaching out in friendship! Hugs!

Susan

At 9:06am on August 20, 2018, Allan_sch said…

We were married for 30 years. She was only 62. I just don't understand. I am living day by day and keeping busy

Have a great day 

At 8:18am on August 20, 2018, Allan_sch said…

I understand My wife pass on May 14th 

At 11:13am on June 17, 2018, Luv4Z said…

Melanoma started inside. Diagnosed Dec after wierd bruises then thought after surgery snd meds and radiation was fighting it but then started getting weaker and weaker than went to ER 2 hrs later had severe seizures and did not respond they said to wait 24 hrs but didn’t make it.  COR and all meadures tried. Absolutely a nightmare that haunts me daily 

At 3:44pm on June 16, 2018, Luv4Z said…

I truly appreciate you responding. You are the first one to comment. My husband fought cancer too but only for 6 months . Its all too fast and horrible. He was the love of my life of course. We only had 14 years it just wasn’t enough. Seems like if in stage 4 and mets to brain the treatment s just aren’t good enough. But I don’t know if it was his time it was his time but I will never understand it. It’s definitely shaken any faith I had. Pretty much trying to make it 5 minutes at a time. 

At 6:30pm on May 18, 2018, Patience said…


Welcome to Widville, riet.
I am truly sorry for your loss, and hope you find caring support and friendship here.
Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Click the "help" link at the top of page. You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. And the "chat room" is open 24/7.
Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place. I look forward to getting to know you here in Widville. Take care of yourself.

 
 
 

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