I hate to post something so personal but support is needed

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  1. cowboy_ron

    cowboy_ron You Can't Fix Stupid

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    My wife passed away unexpectedly on Thursday. She was my life, my caregiver, and my soulmate. She nursed me along and cared for me through my heart surgeries this past year.
    I went in to wake her up and she was unresponsive. After calling 911 all I could do is lay next to her and cry like a baby. I know many others have been through the same thing and may can offer some support. This is unbelievably surreal and painful.

    Thanks for being a shoulder to lean on.
     
  2. Runwildboys

    Runwildboys Well-Known Member

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    I'm glad you decided to lean on us, Ron. I can't even imagine what you're going through, but I know doing it alone isn't the right way.
     
  3. CouchCoach

    CouchCoach Well-Known Member

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    It's been 9 years for me, ron, and it's still surreal at times. As husbands, we think it is a road we will not travel and the map is hard to read through the tears but my best suggestion is to travel it slowly. And with a guide if one is available.

    I will offer one piece of advice that I wish I had taken. If there is grief counseling available, lean on that heavily if you find one you can connect with. I thought I was alone, no one could feel like I did, no one could understand how I was feeling but I was wrong. A guide could have helped me with the holes in that road. And there can be some deep ones.

    God blessed your marriage with a true gift but all of His gifts must be returned. Took me a long time to be thankful for that gift for so many years and not everyone receives the gift.
     
  4. CapnB

    CapnB Well-Known Member

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    We go back a long way brother.... I like to think of us as a brotherhood.We might not talk like we used to but when we do it's like we haven't skipped a beat. And because of that, we have always been there for one another when one of us was going through real-life things. This is one of those times where you can lean on me, and im sure anyone else to help you out during this time. If you need me you message me on here and Ill get you my number, my email or however you wanna do it. During this time man, don't ever forget we are here for you.
     
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  5. Streetwise

    Streetwise Well-Known Member

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    Sorry for your loss brother. Lean all you need; Make sure you frequent this thread.
     
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  6. America's Cowboy

    America's Cowboy Zone Supporter

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    Brother Ron, we go way back to the old forums. I am so sorry to hear of your loss, but thank you for reaching out to us. I still can get on people's nerves at times, but it's because I truly feel at home and comfortable with everyone, especially with all of our clan from the old forums. Love you all like brothers and sisters. We're family, and I will always be here for you and everyone. Have you in my heart and prayers brother. ♡
     
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  7. RGV_C_Los

    RGV_C_Los Well-Known Member

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    So sorry to hear about your loss Ron. My most heartfelt condolences to you and yours. I cannot imagine the pain you must be going thru but please know that that you are in my prayers and in my thoughts. PM me when you need someone to talk to. :(
     
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  8. DeathMonkey

    DeathMonkey Well-Known Member

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    From heart troubles to a different heart trouble. I am so sorry for your loss. I think it's even worse when it's unexpected and there's no warning. If you live in the DFW area and there's anything you need, PM me. PM me if you just want someone to talk to as well

    I don't know your religious beliefs, but my heartfelt prayers will include you in them.... Hang in there, brother.
     
  9. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Moderator

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    Very very sorry to hear that Ron. Condolences to you and your family. Hang in there my friend.
     
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  10. kskboys

    kskboys Well-Known Member

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    Deepest condolences. We love you.
     
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  11. armadillooutlaw

    armadillooutlaw Well-Known Member

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    Praying for you, amigo.
     
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  12. LeonDixson

    LeonDixson Illegitimi non carborundum

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    I'm so sorry to hear you lost your wife, Ron. Please know that we care for you and you are in our prayers.
     
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  13. ColoCowboy

    ColoCowboy Well-Known Member

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    So sorry for your loss. I can't imagine life without my wife. Appreciate your sharing with your Cowboy family. Just know that many, many of us are praying for you.
     
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  14. Xelda

    Xelda Well-Known Member

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    I'm so sorry to hear this, Ron. You probably don't feel like it, but take extra good care of yourself. We're here for you and giving you a virtual shoulder to lean on.
     
  15. Tabascocat

    Tabascocat Dexternjack Zone Supporter

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    Sorry to hear Ron, my condolences :(

    Try to focus on the good memories with her, I know.......easier said than done though.
     
  16. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Regular Joe....

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    God Rest her Soul. I am sorry for this loss Ron.
     
  17. Xelda

    Xelda Well-Known Member

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    We're still here, Ron.
     
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  18. Runwildboys

    Runwildboys Well-Known Member

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    Ron, if all you want is to read well wishes, that's okay. But if you want to actually talk to us, don't be afraid to do that. Maybe you have some pm's going, which would be good, but if not, as Xelda said, we're still here.
     
  19. CapnB

    CapnB Well-Known Member

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    Hey Ron, thinking about ya buddy.
     
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  20. Xelda

    Xelda Well-Known Member

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    Did you know that this day in history something happened? I don't know what it was either, but I'm sure it was impressive back then. Maybe Roger Rubble handed Tony Fllintstone a rock and he ran all the way home with it. Just trying to guess. My history teacher in high school had the good sense to let us use his class as study hall. He'd only threaten to teach history if we acted up. Mr. Scott holds a special place in my favorite teachers Ring of Honor. He would have made it on the first ballot, if he'd given me an "A". If something significant happened today, I don't want to know. My brother loves history and figures it's his job to "educate" me. (translation: Bore the sister until she's a drooling idiot.)

    Thinking about and praying for you, Ron.
     
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