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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The last two weeks I have been very discouraged.

It seems like so many things have happened that have just been overwhelming. Many things I don't even write about.

We had to rush my Dad to the Emergency Room twice last week because his feeding tube came out on two different occasions. If it is not put back into his stomach within an hour and a half he would have to be operated on again to put the tube back in.

Elizabeth has had two more tests this week. Tomorrow we find out if she has to have her spleen removed. I feel like we are on a merry-go-round.

With the torrential rain we have been having, our roof started leaking a few months ago and needs to be fixed. And it has started leaking in the hall as well. And the guy who is supposed to fix it is backed up for several more weeks. We already put a down payment on it getting fixed so we can't switch now.

Yesterday I took the wild roses I have by the driveway out to John's grave. And I cried like a baby. Because I know if he was here he would help us. I miss him so much. Not just because of what he could do but because of him.

He would cry if he knew what we were going through.

But, you know what? I am not giving up. I refuse to give up. I decided that I have came too far to give up now. God will help us. I am not looking for anything but prayer. Prayer that we will overcome this.

I am trying hard to stay positive. My writing has helped me so much. I just go into another world when I am writing. I really write for me more than anyone. I will post the third part of The Journey of Rosemarie Alcott by Saturday evening.

I have not had a chance to take many photos over the last two weeks but hopefully this coming week I will be able to.

Please say a prayer for us we need them right now.

And if anyone out there is going through a rough time like we have been, don't give up. You can make it. Sometimes it feels like you can't take one more step. But with God's help we will make it.

xoxo Nita

Tonight's song, Changes by David Bowie
It is located above my profile after the last post on this page.
I love David Bowie..Hope you get a chance to listen to it..

P.s. I messed up my template this week and have never fully got it fixed. I am in this weird template. But I will get it figured out.

13 comments:

Vickie said...

Nita, so often you speak to my heart. Please don't give up. It always seems like one more thing and we won't make it! A couple years from now you'll be looking back and going oh my goodness, I don't know how I did it, but I did. I'll keep you in my prayers.

Lee W - The Way I See It said...

Hang in there kiddo. It must be a bad time of year- so many people (including myself) have been having a rough two weeks. You have the strength! But it OK to feel blue, too. I'm sure that 'can-do' spirit of yours is getting a little help from above. xoxo

Annette said...

I'm sorry your going through so much, but just remember...you are so loved! I wish I could do something to help you.
LOVE TO YOU~
Annette

whitey said...

When it rains it pours, I am amazed to see how strong your spiritual strength is and your will to carry on , don't know if I could ever be that strong. Hope things go well for Elizabeth.

kimberly said...

keeping you in thoughts and prayers, nita.....you are an amazing lady!
xoxo,
kimberly

VintageCrafter said...

I am so sorry for all the pain you are going through. You and your family will hold a special place in my prayers.
Please know that you are not alone and that your blogging friend most certainly care.
Hugs,
Carol

Maija said...

I'm praying for you sweetie- whatever it is with Elizabeth, at least it will be resolved and the fear that comes with uncertainty will be gone!
oxox

Serendipity said...

Hang in there, the tide will turn. You're in my thoughts and prayers.

Patti said...

Nita you are in my prayers daily. You are a strong women and I know you won't give up. You will get through all of these things sweetie.

It is good to cry, it shows you are human.

Thinking of you my friend and looking forward to your next story.

Hugs and God Bless You
xoxoxoxox
Patti

Amy said...

Sending love and positive thoughts for better times ahead.
Always thinking of you!
Amy

rivergardenstudio said...

Your words and memories are beautiful... and I hope the next week will be better for you and those you love. More beautiful moments will come to you... Roxanne

hiddenart said...

I am praying for you and Elizabeth, lifting you up, up, up. Much love to you.
amanda

Donna said...

You Better hang in there!! So many people are needing you right now! Wish I were there to help you!!! (((HUG)))

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