Steve Cain
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  • Aurora, IL
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Stephanie Hughes commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Mary Jane I am so sorry you are facing this fear of colon cancer-we all pray that the tests come back clear- maybe a polyp at the worst. And I am also alone, no family- mostly deceased. I did invest in a Life Alert system since the dogs don't…"
1 hour ago
Charles E. Nelson commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Dear Mary Jane, I am so sorry about the fear you are experiencing facing the possibility of colon cancer. I am praying that the colonoscopy reveals no signs of such, and gives you the chance to relax and calm down the EBS. All the many things going…"
5 hours ago
Charles E. Nelson commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Dear Sara, Move over dear, because I too am behind the curve playing catch-up. Addressing Patty's wondering if it is better to know of our impending losses, I can only offer my experience after Larry and I were told in late summer of 2015 that…"
5 hours ago
Charles E. Nelson commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Dear Marsha, How true are your words that we all wish we were able to be physically there for each other, especially when someone needs help with transportation, house or yard work, or even just sitting quietly and pouring our hearts out while…"
6 hours ago
Marsha H commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Mary.Jane.  So sorry you are having difficulties with someone just being with you.  Even though it's been 7 years since Ernie passed away there are times I get very lonely when home.  I am active out of the house, but once home…"
7 hours ago
Marsha H commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Stephanie ...  I totally agree with you regarding Chemo.  Believe it or not more and more patients are say 'No!' to Chemo.  I am so very sorry that your husband had to go through Chemo only to pass in the end.  I had to…"
7 hours ago
Mary. Jane commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Thank you, Stephanie. You nailed it. This is the first time since Bob died I have felt so completely and utterly alone. I asked my niece tonite if she could take time off work.and she offered the assistance of one of her kids, or my SIL..who…"
16 hours ago
Stephanie Hughes commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Hello everyone This is my first posting on this website, although I do post on other grief and widow websites. Mary Jane- I too wish I had been strong enough to say to my husband 'let's just do the palliative treatment'. I known he…"
19 hours ago
Marsha H commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Deb ...  I am so sorry to hear it's ongoing with your squamous cell skin cancer.  Has anyone noticed since our spouses have passed away so many of us are battling some sort of health issue.  I'm praying for you that this all…"
20 hours ago
Mary. Jane commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Oh Deb, I am so sorry. I hope everything will b ok.  I am living with the threat of colon cancer..I see the Dr tomorrow to arrange the procedure appt..but this fear of waiting has thrown my Epstien Barr into overdrive. It causes me to feel sick…"
22 hours ago
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Patty.......I'm catching up on a week's worth of reading.  I'd like to respond to your question about wanting to know when our loved ones were going to pass although I'm late to the game on this one and you've all…"
deborah peck commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"went yesterday for my 3rd surgery since January, this time for Squamous cell skin cancer, getting tired of this but the bright side is I have no pain at all"
deborah peck commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Patricia, I am so sorry that you are now a part of ths wonderful family now, its horrible to lose a loved one, but this group is great and am glad you found it. I lost my husband Greg 1 year ago in May and I think of him every minute of every day,…"
deborah peck commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Dear Steve and Patricia, Im so sorry for the childhoods you had, mine was dysfunctional but my parents were aways there for me, mainly my dad and I miss them every day"
Steve commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Dear Mary.Jane, Thank you, you just did...that little boy is tucked away and safe...your hug is most welcomed."
Mary. Jane commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
"Steve I am so sorry your childhood sucked. But,look at the good man it helped shape you into! I wish I could go back in time, and hug that little boy you were, and tell you that someday all of this will be over, and you will be cherished. "

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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 9:10am on August 12, 2017, Joanne Dobrow said…

My Jack was my world. It has been eight months since I lost him and yes somehow you go on but I will always be half of me. I have lost half of what made me me.

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.


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