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Deb S commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"An update:  Dear friends, I am sorry that I've been absent. I needed time to reflect and regroup and inadvertently distanced myself from friends here and elsewhere. I was sitting with my unresponsive husband two years ago tonight. I had…"
18 hours ago
Deb S commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Sara, I continue to discover so many commonalities between the two of us. The doctor asked if I wanted a post death medical examination. I asked him if he felt it would help the hospital to have that information. He said no. That made my decision…"
20 hours ago
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Debbie........It seems like Bob and Ken died of a similar reason, infection.  Ken had a kidney transplant.  The kidney was working fine but somehow he contracted Klebsiella, an antibiotic resistant bacteria.  It took the doctors 2…"
23 hours ago
Deb S commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Sarah, Thank you. I am concentrating today on all of the happy times and memories from our life together. It helps to focus on the positive. We had some amazing experiences and I am blessed beyond belief to have spent so many years with him by my…"
yesterday
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Debbie....I'm sorry you've been having an extra hard time lately. It's so hard for those of us who watched our spouses suffer with illness.  Those moments keep flashing and we relive them over and over.  I too still relive…"
yesterday
Deb S commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Marsha, Thanks for your sweet post. I've been absent for a bit. I hit a very rough spot about a month ago as I began reliving the events of two years ago. I gave myself time to just "be". I read the book, Option B, and joined the FB…"
yesterday
Marsha H commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Dear Deb ...  It's always wonderful to see you post.  I miss you!  Happy you like the song and as I said, 'pretty much says it all.'"
yesterday
Marsha H commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Mary.Jane ...  Sorry, but I laughed so hard over that story.  I don't like spiders either!  I can see where you would be grossed out.  The other day I went to put garbage in my green bin and there were maggots…"
yesterday
Mary. Jane commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"This is an ironic, rather horrifying, but humorous story about a feather I found yesterday. I was out feeding and watering the MULTITUDE of birds, bunnies etc that hang around my front yard, when I noticed a small feather hanging from a tiny branch…"
Thursday
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Mary Jane.....Yes, that sounds like the right commercial. I also believe in reincarnation.  I've been reading a book about life on the other side written by Medium Sylvia Brown.  Some of what she says I don't agree with but much…"
Thursday
Deb S commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Chuck, How are you doing my friend? I have been absent for a bit. You and Steve remain in my thoughts as you begin the arduous process of packing and sorting. I know how difficult a process it is to move. It is a challenging and…"
Thursday
Deb S commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Marsha, Thank you for posting the youtube link to Faith Hill's song. It is beautiful and I appreciate your thoughtfulness in sharing it with us.  Debbie"
Thursday
Mary. Jane commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Sara..I tried to find your song..there are a lot of songs about "Set me free" but there is a Jeep commercial called recalculating on YouTube..that just has a few lines of a man singing in a raspy voice please please set me free. Hopefully…"
Wednesday
Mary. Jane commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Omg, Sara, I just read your post, and burst into tears..good rears...that idea NEVER entered my head, EVER..but when you wrote that, I thought of the words, and it is the PERFECT song for Bob to have sent! I have always felt he and I had loved each…"
Wednesday
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Mary Jane......Music is one of the ways our loved ones communicate with us.  I have no doubt your heard that song because Bob wanted you to hear those lyrics.  A few months ago I posted about a particular bad time while driving.  I…"
Wednesday
Marsha H commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Chicago Beard ...  Glad you liked the song.  One of my very favorites as it pretty much says it all. Hugs Marsha"
Wednesday

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Just a quick note to thank you all for supporting each other. When I started this I would have NEVER thought this group would grow this big and have the amount of activity that it does. It's great to see you all supporting and helping each other. With 3 jobs it is hard to spend as much time as I'd like but it's good to know I don't have to spend a lot of time here administering things. Just remember I'm around if you need me. When something gets posted I do get an email and I will respond as soon as I get that. Thank you all for taking care of each other and remembering your loved ones here.

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At 11:08am on June 18, 2015, Cynthia Murphy said…

It has been a while since I have been here. My husband died 19 months ago after 17years of suffering from diabetes related problems. I didn't think I would ever get better but I have. Eight months into a horrible grief a friend called and asked me to come over, her brother was there. I dated her brother in high school. He had lost one of his sons in 2001 and grieving as much as I was. We've had so many discussions about what we have been through and where we are now.. We are dating now and loving life again. We still talk about our loved ones we lost but we remember with smiles and happy memories. I don't know what the future holds for me but I have to trust that God is leading me in the direction that was meant to be for the second half of my life.

At 2:19pm on September 1, 2014, Karen W said…

Joyce, welcome to the site.  I'm so sorry for your loss.  I lost my husband Ed almost 9 months ago and I have found myself back at this site often looking for comfort, encouragement, understanding, or just to vent my feelings.  Everyone here has been where you and I are and understands what we are going through.   I wish you strength for each new day. 

At 10:45am on September 1, 2014, Joyce M said…

I too am new to this site...and am not sure how to post a comment...I have read so many comments by others and have found some small measure of comfort knowing that what I am going thru is so normal...I lost my husband just 3 weeks ago and every day is so hard right now....

At 9:44am on May 26, 2013, Jan said…
How do I talk to people on this site? I posted and did a blog and no one responded. Maybe I didn't do it correctly.
At 9:02pm on December 7, 2012, Babs said…
I just realized I posted
I have read others post and it seems no matter whether the loss of our loved one is recent or years ago What I am feeling is what others have posted
I feel a large piece of my heart died when he did I feel like I have to be another person at work and then go home to our home we shared for 45 years and feel so alone I just crawl in bed and zone out to movies or sleep When I think about how much I miss him and being there when he took his last breath it's like I have to put my feelings away because its too hard to deal with them. I get mad then sad and cry I just want to go to sleep and wake up and he is back home with me. The question I have is I feel bad when other family members call with problems they are having or if they are sick. I feel like I can't handle it or be sympathetic and say the wrong thing to them. I really don't want to talk to others I feel bad I can't listen to there problems Does anyone else feel this way. I have always been the strong one helped others and was able to fix my problems. This grieving I can't fix me. I know everyone says it takes time but this is the worst thing to go thru and I don't feel I will ever be me again. I married Mike when I was 18. Moved from my patents house to be Mikes wife then became a mother and now 45 yrs later alone. I was always a wife and a mother never a me I don't know how to be me. Mike and I were friends too and did everything together I really don't have friends Sorry my post is so long. Mikes birthday is coming up then Xmas. Thanks for listening
At 8:40pm on December 7, 2012, Babs said…
Hi. I am new here how do I post a question My husband of 45 years passed away 10 months ago tonight I don't feel it will ever be better I miss so much. GOD BLESS EVERYONE
At 2:35am on September 13, 2012, Marilyn kroge said…
I am facing the 1st anniversary of the loss of my beloved Jim and I still can't accept that I am alone for the first time since I was 18 years old, almost 50 years with the same man and my only love. I wake in the night to sounds that I realize are coming from my very soul. I find myself calling out to him, begging him to please come back to me, that I can't go on without him and I can't stop the tears that won't stop and I don't want to stop the pain I feel because that would make it real, it would mean that I finally know that I will never feel his arms around me, that I'll never kiss him goodbye when he left each morning. This man I met for the first time and we knew that first meeting that love at first sight really happened and we were together from that moment until I kissed him and felt his last breath, warm and so amazing that I felt his breath as he closed his eyes and so quietly left me forever . I know how maudlin my words sound but I so need to finally tell someone of my pain. I'm not allowed to say any of this to my sons or anyone in my family. Their grief became anger and so this has been my life, alone and terribly hurt that no one wants to hear what I've said here where I feel safe sharing my deepest thoughts. Thank you......."m"
At 9:13pm on September 12, 2012, Margie Thrash said…

I am coming up on my second month without my rock (Scott) it is hard but I do have good friends that check up on me every night if I dont contact them so I am fortunate that way.  Had to already go thru his birthday without him was very hard to do.  Then we always did a 100 mile horse ride week of labor day did it this year by myself with a few friends and was hard but I did it.  Not a day goes by I dont cry.  One of his last text to me was please dont get depressed like I am right now (he had 3 months to live from diagnosis made it 3 1/2).  So I try to think of that text everytime it gets too bad and I go outside or work around the house and listen to alot of music.

At 2:21am on January 10, 2012, Rowe said…

Welcome to all new members. I Lost my first husband 31 yrs ago at the age of 38. Remaried 6 yrs later and lost my Late husband after 10 yrs. He has been gone for 15 years. I am living proof that after the grief, Life will go on.  Not at first, but about 5 yrs later you will be living again.. even though you thought it would never happen. I Recommend that you do not try to avoid the grief.. you have to deal with it because if you dont it will be waiting for you to come back. I am here for you if you need to vent, or just want someone to give you an ear.

At 5:40am on December 15, 2011, dawn m long said…

hi steve only a few more days till christmas .. Im here for ya

 luv dawn

 
 
 

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