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runm0423 (Micki)
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17 Months.... What I've learned....

Posted on September 8, 2016 at 1:05pm 2 Comments

I can't believe it's been nearly 17 months since Don died... And guess what? I'm still here. From the outside, I look like I'm doing GREAT... NOT... I feel like I'm in limbo. I can't make decisions. Heck... I need to buy a new mattress and I can't decide on which kind... Do I downsize from my king and go with a queen? I had to buy a new AC... Mine went out... No choice.

I retired almost a year ago. I've had lots of opportunities to do consulting or PT work... But I can't commit... I just… Continue

3 months a widow....

Posted on July 21, 2015 at 1:08pm 3 Comments

This is my first post... I'm so glad to find this spot... as "being a widow" is a long and loney road. First let me say.... I am truly blessed.

Don and I were married for 28 years in February. 4 years ago last May, Don had an aortic root replacement, as he had high blood pressure and an arrhythmia. Anyway, the surgery lasted 9 hours... he was in recovery, and he crashed... twice. The rushed him back and somehow got him to Austin to the major medical center with the help of 2 heart… Continue

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At 11:29am on July 21, 2015, wannabmartha said…

So sorry for the reason that you’re here but glad you’ve joined us. You’ll find insight, understanding and support here at Widowed Village. We’re traveling the same road together some further down the road than others.  Join a group when you’re ready to get better connected. Participate in a forum and/or chat anytime. If you have questions, feel free to ask. There is always someone around willing to help. Below is a link that you might find helpful as a new member.



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