"Harvard, MD Anderson & Mayo Clinic maintain a database of 7 million cancer patients with 28 kinds of cancer. A woman named Joan DelFattore, herself a cancer survivor, researched 59 studies from this database and found that single women…"
"I appreciate this group so much. Got lots of excellent advice after my last post (where to live). I've been thinking a lot about where I would best recuperate after serious injury or illness. Yesterday a friend of mine helped…"
"Thanks so much, all. I really value your opinions. I know how fortunate I am to have options and resources. I'm just so tired- traveling/driving 500+ miles each week. Really want to settle in somewhere. Hopefully…"
"I'd like to get some advice. I need to figure out where I want to live. My situation is complicated- I'll try to keep it brief. I work at a daycare center in San Francisco, CA. I've worked there since 1982 and…"
"Riet, I've had the same experience many times. (There are many older men with white hair and beards wearing Tilly shorts/hats in Santa Cruz, CA) Most recently I saw a man riding a bicycle- same body, same white hair, same beard,…"
"So... I'm finding that I'm fearful and stuck. Made it through the anniversary of my husband's death. Actually, it wasn't as hard as I thought it would be. But when I think about this past year- not sure…"
"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,…"
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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