153 episodes

Widow We Do Now is a podcast created by two young widows, Anita and Mel. Through humor, authenticity, and empathy, they address topics related to grief, death, bereavement, and moving forward through the inescapable pitfalls of young widowhood. They also love cheese.

Widow We Do Now‪?‬ Anita and Mel

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 248 Ratings

Widow We Do Now is a podcast created by two young widows, Anita and Mel. Through humor, authenticity, and empathy, they address topics related to grief, death, bereavement, and moving forward through the inescapable pitfalls of young widowhood. They also love cheese.

    Ep. 119 | Jen Hoffmeister: The Movie Set Widow

    Ep. 119 | Jen Hoffmeister: The Movie Set Widow

    What do you do when you move from the US to Canada, get married, and your husband is in the film industry and then dies? Jen Hoffmeister, of The Now What Pod, is here to discuss the ins and outs with Anita and Mel.

    Follow Jen on IG:
    @jen_hoffmeister_

    To listen to her podcast, check out:
    https://www.nowwhatpod.com

    Help us keep the podcast going!
    http://www.patreon.com/wwdn

    Want to buy us some tacos?
    https://www.buymeacoffee.com/widowwedonow

    Sponsored by:

    The Misner Family Foundation in memory of Elisabeth Misner

    Mint Mobile: Mobile phone plans with great service and coverage starting at $15/month https://trymintmobile.com/wwdn

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    BetterHelp.com. Save 10% off the first month of online therapy done securely, online with our unique link: https://trybetterhelp.com/wwdn

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    Keen: Keen provides access to vetted psychics, mediums, and other spiritual advisors for an affordable cost. To get ten minutes for just $1.99, use our unique link: http://www.trykeen.com/wwdn 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Ep. 118 - Lisa Ramelow: Thirty Years a Widow

    Ep. 118 - Lisa Ramelow: Thirty Years a Widow

    Lisa Ramelow recently finished a successful 27-year run in the restaurant business. She served up Italian food, and always joked that she was “cheating” because she is not Italian and she cannot cook. She's also a rocket scientist. And....a widow. Lisa was widowed in the 90's when there was no internet and the only support groups were widows in their 80's. Lisa tells Anita and Mel how she has fared over the last three decades and how she has found peace and joy in her life.

    Lisa's book, "A Kindness I Will Never Forget" can be found on Amazon and at Barnes and Noble.

    Help us keep the podcast going!
    http://www.patreon.com/wwdn

    Want to buy us some tacos?
    https://www.buymeacoffee.com/widowwedonow

    Sponsored by:

    The Misner Family Foundation in memory of Elisabeth Misner

    Mint Mobile: Mobile phone plans with great service and coverage starting at $15/month https://trymintmobile.com/wwdn

    Vetster: Telehealth for pets! Use code WIDOW20 at  https://www.vetster.com

    BarkBox: Get one month free with subscription http://www.barkbox.com/wwdn

    BetterHelp.com. Save 10% off the first month of online therapy done securely, online with our unique link: https://trybetterhelp.com/wwdn

    Ombre: For 50% off your microbiome test kit, use our link: https://tryombre.com/WWDN

    Keen: Keen provides access to vetted psychics, mediums, and other spiritual advisors for an affordable cost. To get ten minutes for just $1.99, use our unique link: http://www.trykeen.com/wwdn 

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Ep. 117 | A Widow in Kenya: Christine's Story

    Ep. 117 | A Widow in Kenya: Christine's Story

    This special edition episode is a very special widow from Kenya named Christine. Christine shares her story of strength and resilience while facing many opposing factors that can be common in many 3rd world countries.

    To learn more about Nyanam International, visit www.nyanam.org and follow them in IG at @nyanam.intl

    Help us keep the podcast going!
    http://www.patreon.com/wwdn

    Want to buy us some tacos?
    https://www.buymeacoffee.com/widowwedonow

    Sponsored by:

    The Misner Family Foundation in memory of Elisabeth Misner

    Mint Mobile: Mobile phone plans with great service and coverage starting at $15/month https://trymintmobile.com/wwdn

    Vetster: Telehealth for pets! Use code WIDOW20 at  https://www.vetster.com

    BarkBox: Get one month free with subscription http://www.barkbox.com/wwdn

    BetterHelp.com. Save 10% off the first month of online therapy done securely, online with our unique link: https://trybetterhelp.com/wwdn

    Ombre: For 50% off your microbiome test kit, use our link: https://tryombre.com/WWDN

    Keen: Keen provides access to vetted psychics, mediums, and other spiritual advisors for an affordable cost. To get ten minutes for just $1.99, use our unique link: http://www.trykeen.com/wwdn 

    • 56 min
    Ep. 116 | Glassy-Eyed Widow Seeking Dates: Rebecca Johnson's story

    Ep. 116 | Glassy-Eyed Widow Seeking Dates: Rebecca Johnson's story

    Meet Rebecca Johnson, a delightful young widow from North Carolina who has been surviving widowhood, kicking her own cancer's butt, and who has a good story or two about her dating life.

    Help us keep the podcast going!
    http://www.patreon.com/wwdn

    Want to buy us some tacos?
    https://www.buymeacoffee.com/widowwedonow

    Sponsored by:

    The Misner Family Foundation in memory of Elisabeth Misner

    Mint Mobile: Mobile phone plans with great service and coverage starting at $15/month https://trymintmobile.com/wwdn

    Vetster: Telehealth for pets! Use code WIDOW20 at  https://www.vetster.com

    BarkBox: Get one month free with subscription http://www.barkbox.com/wwdn

    BetterHelp.com. Save 10% off the first month of online therapy done securely, online with our unique link: https://trybetterhelp.com/wwdn

    Ombre: For 50% off your microbiome test kit, use our link: https://tryombre.com/WWDN

    Keen: Keen provides access to vetted psychics, mediums, and other spiritual advisors for an affordable cost. To get ten minutes for just $1.99, use our unique link: http://www.trykeen.com/wwdn 

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Ep. 115 | Gary "the Scribbler" Andrews Finds Joy

    Ep. 115 | Gary "the Scribbler" Andrews Finds Joy

    Gary Andrews, aka @garyscribbler on IG, is an illustrator, director, fight scene specialist, and....WIDOWER. Gary hails from the UK and tells Anita and Mel his story of resilience, hope, sorrow, and what lies next.

    Find Gary's book "Finding Joy" at your favorite bookstore.

    Help us keep the podcast going!
    http://www.patreon.com/wwdn

    Want to buy us some tacos?
    https://www.buymeacoffee.com/widowwedonow

    Sponsored by:

    The Misner Family Foundation in memory of Elisabeth Misner

    Mint Mobile: Mobile phone plans with great service and coverage starting at $15/month https://trymintmobile.com/wwdn

    Vetster: Telehealth for pets! Use code WIDOW20 at  https://www.vetster.com

    BarkBox: Get one month free with subscription http://www.barkbox.com/wwdn

    BetterHelp.com. Save 10% off the first month of online therapy done securely, online with our unique link: https://trybetterhelp.com/wwdn

    Ombre: For 50% off your microbiome test kit, use our link: https://tryombre.com/WWDN

    Keen: Keen provides access to vetted psychics, mediums, and other spiritual advisors for an affordable cost. To get ten minutes for just $1.99, use our unique link: http://www.trykeen.com/wwdn 

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Ep. 114 | The Wise Widowed Sage: Camille Corpuz

    Ep. 114 | The Wise Widowed Sage: Camille Corpuz

    What's it like when your husband dies in a motorcycle accident, you want to medically retrieve his sperm before embalming but don't have required paperwork (?!), your mom dies 4 months later, and then you have a baby with a different guy with the same name as your late husband? Camille is here to tell us. This gem of a human shares her story with Anita and Mel and offers much wisdom to listeners everywhere.

    Help us keep the podcast going!
    http://www.patreon.com/wwdn

    Want to buy us some tacos?
    https://www.buymeacoffee.com/widowwedonow

    Sponsored by:

    The Misner Family Foundation in memory of Elisabeth Misner

    Mint Mobile: Mobile phone plans with great service and coverage starting at $15/month https://trymintmobile.com/wwdn

    Vetster: Telehealth for pets! Use code WIDOW20 at  https://www.vetster.com

    BarkBox: Get one month free with subscription http://www.barkbox.com/wwdn

    BetterHelp.com. Save 10% off the first month of online therapy done securely, online with our unique link: https://trybetterhelp.com/wwdn

    Ombre: For 50% off your microbiome test kit, use our link: https://tryombre.com/WWDN

    Keen: Keen provides access to vetted psychics, mediums, and other spiritual advisors for an affordable cost. To get ten minutes for just $1.99, use our unique link: http://www.trykeen.com/wwdn 

    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
248 Ratings

248 Ratings

Wish I could tag ,

Laughter and tears

Love this podcast. Even widows need to laugh. But it’s so much more. Anita & Mel are so REAL. They make widowhood relatable.

MG2243 ,

Just What I’ve Needed

I lost my husband almost exactly two years ago when my daughters were 6 and 8. I feel like I am just now really wrapping my head around the fact that I’m a widow. I started listening to this a few days ago and I’m pretty sure I’ll be binging the whole podcast. Now if they would just accept my darn Facebook request to be in their group 😅 Thanks ladies for putting words to an experience that almost no one in my life understands ❤️

Lisa Ramelow ,

This podcast offers hope that you will be OK

I was widowed long ago and nothing like this existed back then; I so wished it had!
Anita and Mel offer hope; they let you know you are not the only one going through this experience. They illustrate how it's OK to laugh even though you are in this terrible situation. They share their experiences - you will relate to so many! 5 STARS all the way!

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