Hi all,I'm wondering what everyone is doing to heal. I read alot on this site about the loved ones that we have lost and I identify with every one of you, having lost my husband on December 22nd to…Continue
I'm a musician - I play piano, guitar, harmonica and recently started playing drums. This has been a great healing tool for me. I'm 59. I've been going to a local grief support group but it isn't very focused, although the people are really nice. A friend of mine suggested I look online for support.
About my Loss:
I lost my precious husband Bob to liver cancer on Dec. 22, 2011, five months ago. He was everything to me. He was only 63. Whoa, just saw that it was five months yesterday and I didn't notice it - spent most of the day planting a garden - yay!!
"Hello to all of you who are here for the same unimaginable reason as I am. I found this website last night after another night of going to bed where instead of sleep, pain sets in that I was able to escape from all day by being busy. Jess's…"
"Joe, I have seven tattoos one for each year Julian has been gone. It is my way of honoring him People make fun of me saying I am too old (71) to have them. Glad to hear I am not the only one still honoring their spouse after death."
"Wow..you suicide yourself there us no place for you in heaven. You will find yourself again and life will go on without your dearly departed. Learn to love yourself find what you like to do there has to something. Think of it like this he…"
"It is a tradgedy to lose a loved one. But it does get better. Not everyday will be the same some days burn to the core more than others. Find a hobby or volunteer or help someone basically find something to do to ease the monotony of the day. In…"
"Thank you Linda. It's beautiful for you to had done that. I have tattoo of our names in a heart. I wear two sets of our wedding bands on both pinkys and ring fingers. We're still married and always will be forever.…"
"Yes I still miss her terribly. I am still sad and angry. I was left with two boys ages 12 and 8 at that time. What kept me going was making sure they were provided for and raised well. I still have full on bawls when the…"
I am curious because I am within a week of being a widow of seven years how you are doing it allotter eight years? Today, and more often lately (lets say for about the past six months) I have become more angry and more hateful of having…"