"So sorry Dawn W. This will also be my first Christmas without my husband of 43 years. He passed May 10th after 7 months of cancer where he went downhill rapidly this past Jan. So many unsaid things as he was confused off and on. It…"
"I had a bad day today too. Horrific sadness just swept over me. I'm still not over the shock. I talked everything over with him. I try to take 1 day at a time. Finding it's the same day after day. So much of a huge change and I feel like…"
"I would like to see a therapist for grief counseling. Problem is I live in a pretty small town and not a ton of choices. Hospice offers it but I had a few issues with Hospice so not sure that would be the best choice. How did you find the right…"
"Very moving comments Morgan, Cheyenne, JenShep and Linda. I read the book Hello from Heaven a few months ago. Every night I go to bed hoping I will get a visit from Dale. A sign...anything. So far nothing. I remember thinking when he passed he would…"
"So sorry Morgan. Your words are well written
It's only been 5 months for me and I'm truly in a stupor. I have a very short fuse too. I eat junk food and don't care. I hate life right now. It's unbearable."
"Someone put a beautiful poem on here somewhere I read this past weekend. It said something like praying for your last breath then praying its not your last breath.....now I can't find it. Does anyone know what I am referring…"
"I'm so very sorry for your loss Aaron. I lost my husband to cancer as well. He died in August 2015. It's early days right now and I hope you are feeling well supported by your family and friends. Should you ever…"
"Dear Nat, I’m so very sorry you had to lose your beloved husband. I wish you strength and comfort as you make your way through these early days and nights. There are many kind souls on this site who know about deep pain, and I recommend…"
"Bluebell, my thoughts and prayers are with you. My brother called me the other day and he said are you ok? There is a twenty year age difference between us, so we are not that close and he lives five hours away. I said to him, yes I though you would…"
"Another bad day. I was shopping for Christmas cards and gift bags when without warning, I broke down in tears at the register. Thank goodness the cashier was a sensitive caring person and did not just blow me off. She said "Your Mom will always…"
"Paul, Each of us have memories of a time and day of the death of our beloved. Mine just happened to come at a time of the year when normally the excesses of celebrating kick into high gear. Not better not worse than anyone else's…"
"My friend just lost her husband before Thanksgiving. I'm trying to reach out to her, because I know how she feels, but she does not seem to want to respond. She's keeping very busy! I feel bad for her, but I guess…"
"Hi Dawn, I saw your posts and wanted to introduce myself. I'm also in Canada, in Ontario. I lost my husband suddenly in 2015. He had cancer but had been given 3 to 5 years and was gone in 8 weeks. If you'd like to…"
As hard as it is for the rest of us to endure the upcoming holidays it must be at least doubly difficult for you given the circumstances your husband and you were dealt with.
To everyone here who has put up with this hell for multiple…"
"Paul, In particular this time of the year everyone who hasn't lost their love is celebrating. I used to be one of them. Then one day a long time ago, I took my sick husband to the hospital Xmas Eve day and found out the day after…"