a reply to: snarky412
I've always liked you Snarky. Now I know why.
Thank you for adding your positive vibes to the mix. The good news is that they moved him from CCU
today to a regular room. At this point, I can only look at the bright side. I know the dark side will be here soon enough... I will just have to deal
with that when the time comes.
He said he looked like a cast member from The Walking Dead today. It broke my heart, but made me giggle as well. That's my dad... always ready with
the sarcasm. If anyone ever wondered where I got it from,., there's the answer.
It appears he still has some fight left in him. I don't know how much, but I guess he will know.
I can't imagine losing my parents at such a young age. I am sorry that you did. It's hard enough to deal with, without being a child on top of it.
I thank you for your words. They do help. I am surprised by how much everyone here has helped. Your words and the others here have given me comfort
whether you realize it or not.
I will never forget that. Thank you.
a reply to: wulff
The hurt you must have been feeling is unimaginable. I am glad that my words helped in a small way, as your words meant a lot to me. I think we
underestimate the effect we can have on other people quite often. It isn't until you reach out and help another, that you realize that you can be
something to someone else.... big or small. We are not aware of our "ripple effect" I don't think.
I'm always here if you need me. Don't hesitate to u2u me anytime.
a reply to: smcneil01
I'm sorry you are having to experience that. It's a difficult thing to watch, and unless someone has had to do it... they can't fully understand how
Thank you for your thoughts and prayers and I will return that kindness back to you. I pray that you have the strength that you will need to face what
lies ahead. Let me know if you ever need to talk. It's easy to let the outside world fall away during things like this... I know. It's what I catch
myself doing all too often. We need to learn to reach out before that happens, so the loneliness we feel will not overtake us.
As I have said many times in this thread... I'm here if you need someone to pull you out of the loneliness you might feel from time to time during
this. I'll be more than happy to listen and try to dissipate those feelings if you ever need it.
a reply to: meemaw
Thank you for your kind words. The stress will indeed eat you alive if you're not careful. I am sorry about your father. I do often wonder if it would
be easier to lose someone without expecting it, or if it is better to know it is coming. After thinking about it, I am not sure losing a loved one
would be eased by either of those options.
On one hand you do get to say goodbye. On the other hand, you have to watch someone suffer and waste away before your eyes.
I think in either circumstance, we would come out feeling cheated in one way or the other. To have love for someone is great and with that loving,
there is always the risk of great hurt.
I guess that's why the old saying that it is better to have loved and lost, than to never love at all is pretty accurate.
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