"So... made it through the first anniversary of my husband's death on Saturday. Thinking of it as just another awful day, although a notable awful day, helped. But now I'm crying all the time, all day, Sunday & Monday.…"
"Dear Shelley, I want to offer my thoughts to you on this terrible anniversary. It is as if one crippled wants to offer support to the other. I hope you can take good care of yourself today. A lot of hugs "
"So... this weekend will be the first anniversary of my husband's death. I've thought about it, read about it, talked to other widows about it. My life is so awful now. Every day. I decided not to do anything…"
"Hey Melissa, So much I could say but so tired after a long day at work. I too had a hard time eating, lost 26 lbs. Unfortunately, I've gained most of it back as I soothe myself with food. I love, love, love your description of…"
"CarLady, I so miss the way my husband made me feel. We adored each other. Yes, I felt beautiful because of him. He used to look at me tenderly with his deep blue eyes and say, 'I love your soul', which also code for,…"
"Having such a hard day today. I should know better than to question it. I've been feeling lately like John is telling me that he can't stay with me forever. Very recently felt him say that it's time for him to move…"
"I recently went to a birthday party for a friend's 70th. Attendees were all couples that my husband and I hung out with. No one mentioned John's name. It felt like everyone was deliberately avoiding any mention of him,…"
"Thank you, Melissa. I don't know what to do. But I will do something. I thought I would just get through the day and deal with whatever. But it's clear from feedback that I should at least plan something- a movie,…"
"So tonight I went to my friend's 70th birthday party. The birthday girl is an old friend and part of a couple that my husband and I spent lots of time with. It was the first time I'd seen this friend in months and the first…"
"Hey Melissa and all, My husband died 11/10/17 and the 2018 date is quickly approaching. I haven't been able to think of anything to do that might make the day softer, easier. I figured I'd just have to deal with whatever…"
"So... my husband died 11/10/17. And I thought about what I might do on that day in 2018 and decided I will just deal with it. I can't figure out what I might do to make the day special or to distract myself. I thought I was…"
Dear Shelley, I want to offer my thoughts to you on this terrible anniversary. It is as if one crippled wants to offer support to the other. I hope you can take good care of yourself today. A lot of hugs
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