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Military widsters Deb Petty and LaNita Herlem host an engaging show for, about and by widows. These "Wise Owls" as coined by a fellow widster tackle the issues and topics faced by today's military widow. Join them in their new journey as BTR hosts.

Military widsters Deb Petty and LaNita Herlem host an engaging show for, about and by widows. These "Wise Owls" as coined by a fellow widster tackle the issues and topics faced by today's military widow. Join them in their new journey as BTR hosts.
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Military widsters Deb Petty and LaNita Herlem host an engaging show for, about and by widows. These "Wise Owls" as coined by a fellow widster tackle the issues and topics faced by today's military widow. Join them in their new journey as BTR hosts.

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English


Episodes

Dos & Don't of "Widow Supporters"

7/21/2011
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Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita for this weeks show dealing with the Dos and Don't when dealing with a widow/widower. We will share the things that drive us crazy about those who claim to "support" us. We ask that you join us on our Facebook page and add your thoughts and feelings on this topic. Widows, widowers and fans please join in and share.

Duration:01:31:05

Stupid Things People Say.... Oh boy... :)

7/14/2011
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Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss and bring to light the very annoying and highly comical (at times) stupid things people say to widows. Share on our Facebook page your thoughts and stories of some that you have heard or have been said to you.

Duration:02:01:02

Patriotism: What it means to us now...

6/30/2011
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Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita in the discussion about Patriotism, how is changed for us now as widows, how it is in America and with the 4th of July just passing, what that means to us or how it effects us. Please join the dissuasion by adding your comments to Facebook, Twitter or on here.

Duration:01:54:03

ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF REAL WIDOWS. . .

6/23/2011
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Woo Hoo!!! Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they celebrate the 1 yr anniversary of the show!!!! We hope to have some exciting stuff planned and would love for you to share with us on here, Facebook and Twitter what the show has meant to you, or the Facebook page. We want to thank everyone who listens and participates....

Duration:01:49:51

Fathers, Father's Day and Our Kids

6/16/2011
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss how our kids face Father's Day, not having them around, what they face, what they miss and how hard it is. This topic hits home as there are so many children out there that are facing this. Please add your thoughts here, on Facebook or Twitter as to how this has affected your children.

Duration:01:38:38

OPEN MIC DAY

6/9/2011
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Duration:02:08:18

Remarriage...

6/2/2011
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss the pros and cons to remarriage. To say "I Do" or not to say "I Do". Is it better to have a "fubby" aka Fake Hubby and protect yourself and your benefits or to get married? Join us by adding your thoughts here or join us on Facebook and Twitter...

Duration:01:30:11

Memorial Day....

5/19/2011
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss the true meaning of Memorial Day, how Americans have let it slip their thoughts and how hard the day is for a military widow and families who have lost a loved one to the war. Please add your thoughts and comments to here and or our Facebook page.

Duration:01:22:29

Funeral-Versary vs Angel-versary Which is harder?

5/12/2011
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Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they tackle the not so fun debate on which is harder, the funeral-versary or the angel-versary...Add your comments and thoughts here or on Facebook to which is harder for you to face or if its about a tie.

Duration:01:31:04

Widow Appreciation Day

5/5/2011
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they honor those widsters that have made a difference in the life of widowhood. Those widows who strive to reach out and make a difference, with a group, trip, book, whatever it might be; there are so many amazing women/widows that have made great strides in helping the rest of us throughout this journey...please share on here or Facebook your stories...

Duration:01:34:17

Inspirations In Our Lives

4/28/2011
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Please join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss the topic of those who have inspired us the most on our journeys. Please add your comments here or on Facebook as to whom has had some of the biggest impacts on your lives. Call in and join the discussion or join us on our live chat.

Duration:01:21:20

Alcohol and Pills Abuse

4/21/2011
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss the very hard and troubling topic of alcohol and pill abuse after losing a husband. Please add your remarks here or on Facebook.

Duration:01:32:03

"OUR" Songs What songs helped you through it all...

4/7/2011
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Please join your hosts LaNita and Deb as we put together a list and discuss the songs that helped us through the toughest part of this journey. The songs we love, the songs we hate, the songs that bring us to our knees and the songs that give us strength!

Duration:02:01:05

How to Honor and Display his memories....

3/31/2011
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Join LaNita and Deb as they find new and fun ways to display our HEROES things. Their favorite hats, medals, uniforms, flag, trinkets, all the things we have gotten since they pasted, their favorite t-shirts, collections....etc.

Duration:01:34:36

Spring Cleaning

3/17/2011
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Join your hosts LaNita and Deb as they tackle the spring cleaning fever! Time to clear out and clean out. Time to simplify your life and home. Cleaning out a house, his things, your things, "our" things. Cleaning and simplifying your friends, cuz lets face it not all are really friends. Cleaning out relationships and focusing on YOU!

Duration:01:59:33

"Autopsies and Remains Notifications

3/10/2011
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Please join Deb and LaNita as they discuss the pros and cons of requesting the autopsy and notification of additional remains. Hard topic but one a widow faces at some point in her life.

Duration:02:00:17

Introducing RealWidows... Combat Fitness

3/3/2011
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they introduce the newest member of family RW... Combat Fitness! Together we can get healthy, get fit and lose weight!

Duration:02:00:57

Pros and Cons Of Remarriage

2/24/2011
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Please join Deb and LaNita as we discuss the pros and cons of remarriage. We will look at who does and who doesn't, what you stand to lose and what can be reinstated if you get divorced. Please join us and share your stories as well.

Duration:02:01:20

Happy Belated Valentines Day - Incredible Men In Our Lives

2/17/2011
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they talk about some amazing men in their own lives and the lives of fellow widsters. Please call in and share your stories with us and on Facebook as well. There are many incredible guys out there that have found a way to handle us and all our widow craziness...This is the time to say THANK YOU!

Duration:02:00:43

Friendships and Widowhood

2/10/2011
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Join your hosts Deb and LaNita as they discuss the journey on friendship and being a widow. They will discuss how friends just leave, new ones come in, how being a widow has changed friendships...

Duration:01:59:56