RETIRED CRONICALLY ILL HUSBAND
Hi, I have a good husband who was very hardworking and supported his family well for many years. He has recently fully retired and has several serious illnesses and is now grouchy and takes his problems out on me. I was seriously ill the beginning of the year and then I had two terrible losses of close family members all in one month. Since then my husband has been hospitaized 3 times and I am physically and emotionally overwhelmed. I am trying to keep myself together and take care of my own health!!! We used to take 2 or 3 short vacations a year to nearby states but because of his health problems, we can't do that now. I'm hoping we can go on a very nearby small vacation soon. We haven't been doing very much and are getting on each other's nerves. None of my close friends live near me and I'm lonely. Thank God, our son, his wife and our grandchildren live nearby and we see them about every two weeks. But, we really need to see people closer to our own age, too. I'd love to hear from other ladies who can relate to my problems. Waiting to hear from other ladies!!!