Monday, 22 November 2010

I am sorry for the silence over the last week.  My father in law continues to be in hospital and much time is still spent visiting and keeping his spirits up.  My sister in law, who has been seriously ill for some time, has declined rapidly over the last month or so, went into a hospice on Thursday and died on Saturday.

I don't intend to blog about it any more than this and don't really have a lot else in my head just now but I just wanted to explain my silence and my absence.  I will be back in a week or so I expect.

28 comments:

  1. So sorry to hear all this Elizabeth.

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  2. Sending big hugs your way. Am very sorry to read this.

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  3. Don't apologise for your silence, it is a necessary one. You have no obligation to us, come back when you want to. Thinking of you.

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  4. We shall be thinking of you during these difficult times. Come back when you're ready; we'll still be here. Much sympathy to you and yours.

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  5. So sorry to hear about your sister in law. Best wishes to your father in law. Sad times indeed. But I imagine you are good at keeping up spirits.

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  6. Sorry to hear about that, sending you my best wishes, (hug)

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  7. Very sorry to hear such sad family news, Elizabeth. Thnak you for explaining your silence - no words best express grief

    Laura

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  8. my sympathy on your loss, prayers for your father in law

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  9. big hug - come back when you are ready, we will still be there

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  10. Sorry to hear this news Elizabeth. Thinking of you. Take care xxx

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  11. Hmm. Take your time. Thoughts are with you. x

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  12. Everyone will be waiting for you to come out the other side, Elizabeth. All the best.

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  13. So sorry to hear - take care. My condolences to you and your family.

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  14. I am really sorry to hear this.
    Maggie X

    Nuts in May

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  15. A terrible, heart-breaking time. No wonder you don't want to write. There will come a moment, no doubt, when you will write and write to ease the pain. Best wishes and will be thinking of you daily.

    Esther

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  16. So sorry for your loss. Sending comfort and hope your way.

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  17. Take some comfort from all the comments here wishing you love and rest Elizabeth. Thinking of you xx

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  18. My condolences to you, Elizabeth for your loss. Best wishes to your father for his recovery.

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  19. I'm so so sorry Elizabeth. What an awful time for you.

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  20. I'm sorry to hear about what your family has been going through. Sending hugs your way.xo

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  21. Sometimes life can be very tough. Hang in there! Thinking of you1

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  22. Very sorry to hear of all your ills. I suppose we all have periods in our lives where nothing seems to go right. You will pull through, and, as bizarre as it may seem now, you'll probably be stronger for the experience.

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  23. Nothing any prettier than rose hips in the snow. Our rose hips were extra large this year. Enjoy the first snow and stay warm. A slate
    roof wouls cost a pretty penny in Maine.

    yvonne

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  24. Do take care of yourself Elizabeth, while you're tending to your family. My thoughts to you and yours.

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  25. Dear Elizabeth. So sorry for the loss and illness in your family. Have been spending quite a bit of time in hospitals myself with my grandfather. Thinking of you. Take care.

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  26. No need to apologise - family times are the most important times of all.

    A big hug to you during these sad times
    xxx

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