"Gordys widow..ribs heal in about 3-6 weeks. I am doing a lot better but the first 2 weeks were so painful. Yes, coughing & laughing were challenging. Sometimes I would just hold my side when I coughed to manage the pain. I have also had…"
"I can so relate to everything going wrong at once. Recently 2 of my bi-fold closet doors have fallen down. One fell on me resulting in a broken rib, 3 weeks before my daughter's wedding. When my son was in town for he wedding, he took down the…"
"Hi all! I too had to find a way to make the Christmas holidays my own. Mark passed on 12/6/10. I also lost my 2 cousins at thanksgiving and my grandmother on 12/22. It has become such a hard time of the year. I found a small ceramic Christmas tree…"
"To friends with pets..I have 2 cats we got before Mark died. I don't think I could have made it through those first few months without them. My Mizti sleeps next to Marks pillow and Barney sleeps at the foot of the bed. Due to allergies I have…"
"I too feel lost. Mark passed on 12/6/2010. Last dec, my job was eliminated. I felt like I was losing Mark all over again. I am just stuck. Some days, I feel good & try to do things. Most of family just ignores me."
"Gordy 's widow..now my children are telling me that I don't ask nicely for help around the house. I feel like they treat me like child. I have been having some Health concerns this week, so I went to see my dr. He is running tests, and has…"
"I know the difficulty of finding a support group or even friends to talk to. My husband passed on 12/6/10, an then my mom died on 7/23 /11. My family has made me feel like I am alien because I want to remember on their day of passing too. I am also…"
"I have had the same experiences finding a grief support group. The first one was at a church, and felt very clichish. I look on line but couldn't really find anything. After going through some intensive depression therapy over the last several…"
"All we can do is take one day at a time. My Mark passed on 12/6/2010 after 20 years of marriage. We had known each other since high school. I try to do about 3 things a day. My daughter is getting married this year, and that has kept me moving…"
"I understand that feeling Kerrie. Since my husband Mark passed, I felt overly sensitive to others losses & certain situations. I have had a hard time making decisions. I had a panic attack when a co-worker lost his sister in a car accident. Time…"
"I can relate to the 10 rules of grief. It says how I feel very well. My hope is to move forward. I will never forget my husband or other family members that have passed. I know now I have to find on own future."
"That is so ironic. We have Ren & Stimpy talking dolls, as well as a couple of Ren & Stimpy videos, and it believe there is also a video game for the Nintendo 64. I guess he got a little carried away. The only other thing he was passionate…"
"Stimpy was the name my husband gave our first cat. Mark loved to watch the Ren & Stimpy cartoons. I too am having a hard time getting out of the house some days. I realize now that I have been ignoring my grief and have sought out therapy to…"
"I agree, what a beautiful dress & memories. I have some dresses of my mom's & my grandmother that I would like to preserve. I just can't see giving them away. I can remember seeing my mom dressed up & ready to go out. Memories…"
Denise (Denial) and I would like to get a group together for conversation to fill some time on lonely weekends. Would you care to join us?
We will probably get together next month (July) someplace neutral and public.…"
Welcome stimpy13: I'm sorry for your loss but I'm glad you found your way to this site. I hope you will find the same comfort and understanding here at Widowed Village that I have. In the beginning I just read the blogs and posts and lurked in chat. Post and join in chat when you feel comfortable. It is nice to be among people who "Get It"