This is for anyone who has lost somone to cancer. I lost my adopted Mom to breast cancer some years ago. She was everything I could have asked for. She loved me because I was just me. She also loved my family and children as if they were her own.See More
"Hi all, haven't been online much. We actually took a beautiful trip to Puerta Vallarta for our 30th wedding anniversary with some dear friends from DC. It was good to be somewhere new.
Eva that is a beautiful poem. Tank you for sharing. I will…"
"Val. Hugs to you. It is very hard. But it's also been a very very short time for you. Be easy on yourself. It is hard when you miss your life partner.
I lost my Neil 9 weeks ago and I find it hard each day. Hard is an under statement. You are…"
"What a beautiful poem Eva. I am also dreading my daughter Kyra's birthday, July 8th and it will also be my 3rd year without her. Summer used to be a happy time full of family visits when she came home from Montana. Now July her birthday month…"
"hi, so hard , thanks for your reply im an on site retirement schem manager which has been so hard as im trying to dodge all my residents every time i go out my door, , i just want to run away and not talk to anyone , didnt know greive would be…"
"Val......That's just how I felt. I knew unless someone had lost a spouse they would have no conception of this deep grieving, in the pits of Hell.I sat in His chair all day and asked Him why he left me. It's been six…"
"seem to cry so much, been two weeks now, wander from room to room
awful, he wouldnt have wnated this for me ,but its hard ,i dont wnat to bump into anyone , i dont wnat to discuss it with anyone ,i just want to hide and i wnat him back, i know thats…"
"Joanne very well said. I know my husband Neil would want me to be happy and live life - but he would understand how I'm feeling - I'm sure he'd be the same. You don't realize how you can live it without experiencing it."
"I think if I had that conversation with Andy, I would have told him to be happy and live his life, I know he would wouldn't want me to be like this, but it's easy to say those things, but when you actually experience the loss of the person…"
"I have never been part of a chat group or an on-line group so not sure how to this. I couldn't even figure out how to add my photo. It kept telling me it was too small lol. I lost my dad in February. It's strange. I am a mom and married.…"
"That's a good question Stewart. I know if it was me who died first I wouldn't want my husband to sit around grieving his life away. But on the other hand to know what I know now of how it feels it's hard not too. But I wouldn't…"
"Im curious who of any among us here, if we were sitting down with our spouse at this very moment and everything was like you use to be. Lets say we were sitting down and just talking and the subject of one of us passing away kept up. Im…"
"Charlie. I think it would be good to take those baby steps but only if you think you can. Maybe just pick one and like you said you don't have to continue if you don't feel comfortable after the first try. Maybe the Uber one - less contact…"
"Charlie, wow youve hit the nail on the head so to speak where Im at only it me a couple of years longer. Really tough to do, I want to try things out and many times right up until the moment its time to begin than suddenly I drop out. …"