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riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Ron,  Feeling alone is all-dominating. It eats away all the beautiful things. I hope you can find some peace and quiet with your son. But how can life be full again, as it was? Impossible! I need my husband for that. What a happy life we…"
Saturday
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear Susan,  All the best for you, and a big hug on this day of grief and sadness.  With all my love."
Jun 13
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I can not do it. Traveling alone. I can prepare everything and leave, but then .... nobody to share anything with. I can imagine that so vividly. No organized trip appeals to me. But what is the alternative? Stay here in this wet and fairly cold…"
Jun 12
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"All these reactions are so similar to what I feel and experience myself. Chief John, you are right. People have no concept about how and what our lives are today. How can they also? I myself thought that I was prepared for what was to come because…"
Jun 10
riet commented on only1sue's blog post In a holding pattern
"Happy, birthday to you Sue.  All the best for your surgery"
Jun 8
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Hello dear friends, This second year is very difficult for me. It seems as if all energy has gradually disappeared. I no longer see the sense of doing anything. Or rather: I would like to do something but I really can't afford the energy for it…"
Jun 8
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear friends, I can hardly imagine what pain these advertisements should cause. My dear husband died of a primary brain tumor: glioblastoma. He had hope to heal until the last day. But suffered terribly. Imagine if we had seen this ad while he was…"
May 22
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear friends Roxi and Allan, I sympathize with you. These memorial days are that hard. Of course our loved ones are never out of our minds, but on some days you feel the loss much worse.   Melissa, it is sometimes very hard to find…"
May 14
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Today we have been married for 48 years. He will never know that. However, he wanted to be 100 years old and enjoyed every moment. I know he was happy and we were very happy together, but I keep seeing my own mistakes. In the 4 years that he was…"
May 12
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Yes Roxy, that is one of the best help you can get in our circumstances: someone who comes to eat with you. Someone who asks you to eat out. Then it's worth the effort again. Just taking care of yourself is nothing.I miss my husband's…"
May 4
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Suzan, I hope you're feeling better. Pneumonia is not harmless. I hope someone takes care of you. Take a lot of time to heal. It's indeed so  very difficult without your loved one. I think of you. Hugs from Riet."
May 3
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear Melissa, As you cannot do the same for the birds, I have problems with the back garden. That was my husband's pleasure and his pride. I am so sorry that large pieces are completely overgrown. I also wanted to keep it nice and tidy ,just as…"
May 2
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"dear Ron, All those birthdays are so difficult. Even more so if you remember  the beautiful things you have had together.  My dear husband also died from a brain cancer. After a year without him, I still can't afford some nice…"
May 1
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear Suzan,  Hugs to you too.  But the Easter Bunnies will have to wait till someone returns to my place.  If I eat them on my own, not only my mind, but also my stomach would be in jeopardize  : )"
Apr 25
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear friends, When my children were here at Easter, I could let them read the nice comments from you. Thank you again. It means so much to feel understood and helped.We had a nice family celebration, where we felt very much together and together…"
Apr 25
riet commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Dear Susan, A lot of hugs for you too.  I will think of you tomorrow. And to all our companions. Thanks so much for your support. It helped me so much ."
Apr 20

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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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