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Thankful!

I am so THANKFUL for each and every one of you.  Thanks to Supa for starting this site.  I would not have survived if not for everyone here.  This is my second Thanksgiving and I'm running to Epcot at Disney World with Emy and will also meet up with Judy.  This year I felt like not doing a traditional Thanksgiving of any kind.  To everyone going through their first Thanksgiving, breathe, take a second at a time and take care of yourself.    HUGS TO ALL!!!

Added by Joyce on November 22, 2012 at 8:24am — 5 Comments

The Man I Fell In Love With.....................

I’m not always good about putting my thoughts into words, but I wanted to share how I felt tonight.  I have a friend, Becky, who has been there for me since Tom died.  She keeps telling me to take one step at a time and this is a process to go through.  She has never judged me but has been by my side the whole time. 

 

We usually get together on Wednesdays, to exercise and to have dinner and a couple of drinks.  Tonight we started talking about Tom, I told her how we met and…

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Added by Joyce on January 11, 2012 at 11:00pm — 7 Comments

September 28th – TOM’S LAST DAY AT HOME – I THINK HE WAS SAYING GOODBYE

 

For some reason, I’ve been teary eyed or crying all day today.  Usually when I’m at work I can control my tears to some extent but it was almost impossible today.  I don’t know if it was because it’s 7 weeks or what.  That September day has been running over and over in my head all day long so I decided to write it down.

 

Because of the brain cancer, Tom had been on steroids for a long time.  The steroids completely destroyed his muscles, especially his leg muscles. …

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Added by Joyce on November 29, 2011 at 7:29pm — 11 Comments

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