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Date Joined Feb 2007
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   Posted 10/28/2007 1:33 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello Everyone,
I know it has been a very long time since I have posted on any of the forums. It has been a nightmare these last three months or so. My husband passed away on July 21 and it was not expected. He was the type who did not always do what the doctor’s said and he did not tell anyone he was having problems with his heart. We were married for 39 years this past May. I am sorting through things and will be for some time. I have never lived alone but really like my condo and the neighborhood so will stay here for the time being. I know there are many new faces on the forums so will spend some time reading some of the posts. Take care all and God bless.

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Date Joined Sep 2007
Total Posts : 345
   Posted 10/28/2007 2:48 PM (GMT -6)   
AkiPuppy---I am somewhat "new" here myself---but, it's nice to meet you! I am sorry to hear about your husband passing away----You will see that I am the "beginning" of my life of a/p/worry--and I am taking baby steps right now. I have health anxiety and anticipatory anxiety! Not fun! Take care of yourself!

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Date Joined Jan 2005
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   Posted 10/28/2007 3:47 PM (GMT -6)   
Welcome back to Healing Well

I am so sorry about the passing of your hubby
I do know how you feel ......having lost mine ( first one and first love ) in 1979 leaving me with 2 children and then I also lost second hubby ( separated but still have a daughter from) to c/o from drinking and being insulin dep diabetic

There are many on this forum that DO know where you are coming from and the pain you are feeling as you know from being here before we are here for you and you are not alone

PLZ stay with us and get the support you need

God Bless and once again I am so sorry
My heart thoughts and prayers are with you .........
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   Posted 10/28/2007 4:06 PM (GMT -6)   
I am so sorry to hear of the death of your husband.  I am Kitt and I do not know if we have met, but I am glad you have returned to HW.
Please know we care and post when you are comfortable.
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Date Joined Feb 2007
Total Posts : 52
   Posted 10/28/2007 6:18 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks so much for the welcome back. I am feeling like I need to reach out now and here is a good place to start. I will write again soon.

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Date Joined Sep 2007
Total Posts : 127
   Posted 10/28/2007 7:03 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi Akipuppy,

My deepest condolences for the loss of your husband.

i haven't met you before, I'm liquid, i live in Australia, suffer depression/anxiety/agoraphobia/recovering alcoholic/drug user,

As Kitt said we are here for you and we do care, so feel free to ask for a freindly shoulder at ant time, i'm always here.

Hope to hear from you soon. Take care.

((((((((HUGS)))))))) to all :-)

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Date Joined Sep 2006
Total Posts : 717
   Posted 10/28/2007 8:09 PM (GMT -6)   
I am so sorry to hear about your husbands passing, I cannot imagine what you are going through right now.  I'm glad though that you found your way back here.  I know that all of us here will support you in any way that you need.  Take care!

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Date Joined Jun 2007
Total Posts : 491
   Posted 10/28/2007 8:59 PM (GMT -6)   
i sorry about your husband, i glad too your back, we'll be here for ya. take care of yourself

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   Posted 10/29/2007 1:13 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi there. I know we haven't met...I am Tammy.

I would like to extend my sorrow about your husbands passing. And, although I am sorry you are going through a rough time right now, I am happy you have come back here, for support.

Wishing you all the best, and sending some hugs your way!!
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   Posted 10/29/2007 1:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi AkiPuppy,
I am so sorry to hear of your husband's passing; I can only imagine how hard this time is for you as I myself have not had to go through this.  Other family members of course, but not my husband.  We haven't met, my name is Wendy - but prefer Wen.
I hope you keep coming back to HW, because you already just how loving and supportive this family is.  Take care and come back soon,
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