I live in Oregon. I was married 5.5 years to my amazing wife Shellie.I have 2 beagles, Denver and Vegas. I work as an RN at a major hospital in Portland with Covid 19 patients and other patients. I am trying to grieve my wife's passing and also find my "new" life routine. None of this was my choice and I am lonely, lost, and very sad.
About my Loss:
My wife Shellie passed away on 2-19-21 from her 2 year battle with colon and ovarian cancer, that had metastasized to her small bowel, lung, and large bowel. She had just decided to go on hospice only 6 days before passing away. It happened so quick and we were both in shock She was a medical assistant for 28 years before retiring in January 2019 when diagnosed. We have known each other since I was 10 and her 13 but did not find our way to each other until 2015. We had that Once in a lifetime love that neither of us thought existed in reality.
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I also was my wife's sole caregiver over the last year as she was unable to care for herself in most capacities.
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