Sara Murphy
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Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Mary Jane.......I'm thinking of another song from Linda Rhondstat---I Am Woman.  I can't say I know the lyrics but I believe there's a line that says "I am woman, hear me roar".  You got this Mary Jane. …"
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Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Debbie......I  just read your post about feeling guilty when you have a good time and I know what you mean.  In fact, I was going to ask myself if anyone felt this way.  Last night I went with friends to the concert at Fenway Park and…"
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Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Sheri.....That's pretty brave to book a trip by yourself to another country.  I don't know if I'd ever be able to do that.  I hope you have a peaceful journey."
Aug 7
Sara Murphy replied to George Chavez's discussion Hello, and Thank You in the group Bereaved Spouses
"George.....I'm sorry for the loss that brought you to us but happy that you did find us.  This group has been my savior in dealing with the loss of my husband, Ken.   It's been 2 1/2 years and I don't think I would have…"
Aug 1
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Trina....I can see where July would be a bittersweet month for you.   July will always bring up the memories and feelings of Joseph's last days but you also have some beautiful memories.  That you got to sit with Joseph and…"
Aug 1
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Steve,  I'm so glad you and Chuck enjoyed your night out.  I'm trying to envision you bopping in your chair to the music.  It's nice that you allowed music back into your life.  Mark wouldn't want it any other…"
Jul 26
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Chuck.....You really do have a way of writing.  The rabbit hole is a good analogy but I can't go down it (much as I might like to some days).  When I finally reunite with Ken, I want him to be proud.  He had such a zest for life,…"
Jul 24
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Mary Jane.....Yes, this was unexpected.  Only now do I realize I hadn't felt quite right but also didn't realize there was a real reason for it.  I do feel better now, only incisional discomfort.  I'm actually going…"
Jul 24
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Hi friends, I'm sorry I haven't been able to check in.  We laid my father to rest Saturday morning and Saturday night I was in the ER and had my gallbladder removed.  I just got home. Chuck...my heart always  broke for you…"
Jul 24
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"I want to thank you all again for your support and kind words.  We were at the funeral home for several hours on Friday making arrangements and then my mother changed her mind on Saturday (glad she did).  Her initial gut reaction was to…"
Jul 15
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"My friends, thank you so much for you support and Todd, it's good to hear from you. My father passed away a few hours ago.  Ken has been around all week so I knew my father would pass before the week was over.  I now feel a sense of…"
Jul 12
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Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"My Friends.....I so desperately need Ken right now.  I'm on the brink of losing my father and I had always thought I'd have my husband by my side when my parents passed.  It's a whole different type of…"
Jul 11
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Debbie.......I have to agree with everyone, nothing we could have done or not done would have changed the outcome.  Believe me, I tried everything including giving Ken an organ but ultimately, it was God's plan and I have to find a way to…"
Jul 8
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Steve......I love this planter.  What a great tribute to Mark."
Jul 5

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Posted on February 28, 2016 at 1:58pm 1 Comment

I lost my husband Ken in January after 26 1/2 yrs of marriage.  He was the love of my life, my everything.  Now I don't know what comes next.  It's a struggle to get through each day.  Only those that have lost their life partner can understand how excruciating it is.  I'm hoping this group can somehow help.

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At 9:30am on March 14, 2018, Anthony Umphenour said…

Thank you Sara!  I'm still overwhelmed in sadness.  It's nice to know there is a safe place to chat with others.

At 7:44am on February 18, 2017, LARRY WALD said…

Thank you Sara

At 9:16am on October 13, 2016, virginia mckinney said…

Thank you Sara ,I am sorry is not good enough to say to you,there are no words ,Micah is my son, he was 32 when it happen, I am the daughter of a preacher and never doubted god , but living with my husband 53years ,saying ,it's a fantasy that people want to believe,and all the other of his beliefs it is hard for me to think which way is right (I am problem not making sense,idont these days)

At 2:21pm on July 21, 2016, Marsha H said…

Hi Sara ...  Nice to be your friend.  My honor!

Marsha

At 3:37pm on July 7, 2016, Reponsa Bias said…
Hi Sara
I'm truly sorry for your loss if I could I'd wish it all better for you. Hang in....one day at a time.
At 8:27pm on July 2, 2016, Karen said…

Oh, my Sara, I think I understand what you're saying - all this time - ugh.  Thank you - well, it's too late now bc Daddy's been gone 6 yrs so I'm doing much better - wow.  Thank you for the info!

At 7:57pm on June 24, 2016, Harold McKinstry said…

Hi Sara

My biggest struggle is I know Diane is gone and not coming back, but there is a small piece of my brain that won't accept that. The idea that I will never get another kiss, hug and I Love You More from her just doesn't seem possible or real. None of this seems real to me how could it makes no sense. I find I do best if I don't look too far ahead, when I do I get depressed and anxiety sets in. Then the reality sets in of being alone for the rest of my life without the love of my life. Maybe not looking to far ahead is my brains way of keeping that piece of my brain that can't accept happy. I try not to think of it to much. 

At 9:08pm on March 21, 2016, Joann Sueing said…

Hi Sara,

From reading the posts, you and I seems to be the only ones who have recently lost our spouses.  Have you returned to work yet?  I haven't.  I am looking for something new.  I can't go back to that place.  

The weekends seems the hardest to me.  Sunday just wouldn't end. I pray for strenght every day.  I haven't been able to go through his things.  I wear his pajamas, socks, t-shirts and anything else that I can.  I miss him so much.

If you ever want to talk one on one, just let me know.  I think I would find comfort in talking.

Joann

At 8:13pm on March 19, 2016, Joann Sueing said…

I'm having one of those moments and anxiety as I type.  I will ask my doctor for some meds.  I am 4 months from my 57th birthday.  He made them so special.  I, too, wish that I could be with him but yet know that my children need me.  I feel stuck.  My emotions are so out of control right now.  I just want my heart to stop aching.  

I hope to talk to you tomorrow.  Let me know what range of time would be good for you.  I plan to go to church for the first time since his funeral.  I am going to take something to help me sleep.

Talk to you soon.

Joann

At 7:38pm on March 19, 2016, Joann Sueing said…

It's been recent for both our losses Sarah.  I feel so restless and just don't know where to turn.  My husband and I had only been been married for less than three years.  He was the love of my life, and it is so surreal speaking of him in the past.  I am so lonely.  My adult daughter and son has both moved in with me for a while.  I could not imageing living here in this house alone.  I know we will get through this, but I just can't imagine my life without him now.  God help us all.

Joann

 
 
 

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