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Phantom88
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PostSubject: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeFri Jun 15, 2018 3:32 am

Sadly since this exchange* took place my lovely wife has had to cease riding altegether and doesn't even ride pillion due to nerve damage in her neck. A neurosurgeon told her "no more helmets" so that is that. I'm keeping the Silverwing however as one of these days it will be my ride. I'll stay in touch. Cheers guys and girls.

*See Phantom88’s original post, “Outriders sought by new member”.
Edited by Admin.
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeFri Jun 15, 2018 6:29 am

I'm sorry to hear that my wife has had her lower back vertebrae fuse ending her riding several years ago.
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeFri Jun 15, 2018 6:32 am

Yeah, getting older sucks eh? My girl has cancer and the nerve damage is an offshoot apparently.
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeWed Nov 20, 2019 4:26 am

Phantom88 wrote:
Yeah, getting older sucks eh? My girl has cancer and the nerve damage is an offshoot apparently.

I'm gutted. My darling wife passed away 22 weeks ago and my life is a huge vacuum. We were together for forty years.
I have the 1800 Wing on the market and when I'm able to move it I'll start riding the Silverwing.
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeWed Nov 20, 2019 8:51 am

Phantom88

So sorry to hear of your wife passing. Just following this topic shows what a long fight it has been. Take time to receive the support of your family and heal. We’ll be here when you are ready.

Sincere regards from all of us on the forum

Tim
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeWed Nov 20, 2019 1:54 pm

Cosmic_Jumper wrote:
Phantom88

So sorry to hear of your wife passing. Just following this topic shows what a long fight it has been. Take time to receive the support of your family and heal. We’ll be here when you are ready.

Sincere regards from all of us on the forum

Thank you, Tim

Larry
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeFri Nov 22, 2019 11:42 pm

Phantom88, we don't know each other and I didn't know your wife but it was devastating to hear of your loss. I hope time will make your memories sweeter and the sorrow lesser. Please accept my condolences.
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeSat Nov 23, 2019 12:14 am

Thank you for your kind words, Paul.
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeSat Nov 23, 2019 3:48 am

So sorry to hear your sad news Larry.
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeSat Nov 23, 2019 4:05 am

GoonerKev wrote:
So sorry to hear your sad news Larry.
Thank you, GoonerKev.
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PostSubject: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeSat Nov 23, 2019 7:18 am

That's terrible news Larry. So very sorry for you experience and loss. They say time heals all but at some point I think we just have to accept that life has changed and gone in a direction we didn't want or expect. That's not easy. I hope it helps for you to know that I will pray for you and your wife. She is out of any pain so I suppose you will have to take solace in that. I'm sure you are talking to her ... you just can't hear the reply.

May each day find you in less pain, yourself. This site is like a family ... so stay close.

Mike
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeSat Nov 23, 2019 10:02 am

Saddened to read your news Phantom88. It must be very difficult to lose a loved and trusted partner after so many years. Cherish the memories you carry with you and hopefully time will provide some healing for you ... BugJr
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 24, 2019 6:55 am

Larry, I echo the others and am so sorry to hear this. Sadly most of us on this forum are not young and are going through or will go through such things as well. I am hoping that as the pain dies down that you can begin to feel some better.
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 24, 2019 8:50 am

Phantom88 I'm sorry for your lose. My wife passed away 7 years ago. There are times that I can "feel" her on the back of my SWing enjoying the ride. A stroke was what took her out. I don't want to say it gets easier as time goes on but you do learn to live with it. We were married 47 1/2 great years.
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeThu Nov 28, 2019 1:22 am

I'm very sorry for your loss. I wish you the best !!!
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PostSubject: Re: Sad news from Phantom88   Sad news from Phantom88 I_icon_minitimeThu Nov 28, 2019 2:40 am

Thanks fellas. Your sentiments and compassion are appreciated. Yes, I still feel that Jen is on the Wing with me. Brings me to tears at times.

Larry
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