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July 2019 Blog Posts (4)

I have a future again

I got back home from hospital Tuesday afternoon at the end of a six day stay. My daughter Shirley took me down to the hospital, stayed at my house overnight and came back the next day, then came down to bring me home and stayed overnight to make sure I was safe. Despite me being " an older woman" I healed at the expected rate with no unexpected complications. I was so glad to get home to my own bed!

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Added by only1sue on July 25, 2019 at 4:56am — 6 Comments

A Sobering Thought

I passed the 1 year mark 9 days ago.  My family needed me to be strong so I didn't allow myself to grieve. Things were going pretty well until this past spring, when I unexpectedly slid into depression and crying jags.  Almost four months passed and just as I started thinking I was getting back on track, I did an odd thing.  I'm not a drinker but 3 weeks ago I bought 3 bottles of bourbon.  After some experimentation I decided mixed drinks were my preferred way…

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Added by Pegasus on July 19, 2019 at 2:21pm — 4 Comments

Journal Excerpt 07/15/19

You were in my dreams last night.
You were my dreams last night.
You were my dream for most of my life.
You were my dream before we met.

Added by pricytapestry on July 16, 2019 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Seven Years Later

I haven't been on WV in a while. I guess that means I was doing pretty well and hadn't felt the need to visit. Or sometimes it was just a way to avoid being "pulled into the sadness" again. Not that the sadness ever completely disappears. It's always there, maybe hidden, almost undetectable, but always there. These days I find myself reflecting on those seven years (7 1/2 to be exact) since the love of my life has passed away. As all of you know, the first year was hell. The second year not…

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Added by Daisy on July 10, 2019 at 4:53pm — 7 Comments

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