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Sunday, December 27, 2009

It's Getting Close, Prayers

The hospice nurse told use yesterday my dad has maybe 72 hours at most. I was with him until about 2 a.m. and decided to come get some rest. I am heading back now in a few moments. We doubt he'll last much longer. I can't help but hate that the holidays have been so bad for us. I remember how much my dad loved this time of year. My birthday is in 2 days as well. I lost one of my best friends 17 years ago on the 28th. All of these things are making this time of year harder and harder. I love the holidays too. I have to learn to separate the bad from the good. It's difficult.

Anyway, we need prayers. It gets scary sometimes listening to him breathe. I left when it sounded better. There is also a TON of snow on the ground. We got a big snow storm yesterday and it's going again now. I hope the roads aren't bad. I only have about 10 miles, but the drifting out there can get bad. I need some inner strength to get through this whole thing as well. I believe as it draws closer and closer to the very end, it will be really hard to hold it together at all.


MommyToTwoBoys said...

I am praying for you and keeping you in my thoughts. This must be such a difficult time and I wish you and your family all the best.

Sandee said...

I'm so very sorry Sandi. You and yours are in my prayers. I know how hard this is. I've lost both of my parents. It is indeed heartbreaking. Big hug. :)

Unknown said...

I'm so sorry.

I wish you lots of strength and keep you in our prayers.

Big Hugggsss

jam said...

my good thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.

Lynne said...

My heart is hurting for you and you and your entire family are in my prayers. May your dad find peace and a new home with God where there is no illness or pain.

Anastasia said...

Dear Sandy,

I am so sorry to read of the rough time you and your family are going through right now. I will certainly keep your dad and all of you in my prayers.

<3 to you, dear!