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Monday, February 11, 2013

I'm in a better frame of mind today. Talked with a friend at church yesterday about how to support someone whose spouse is going through cancer. Nate just lost his wife Becky a little over a year ago. He gave me some great advice. So I am being proactive about my sister's support and have organized a schedule for each of the homies to check in with her a particular day of the week so she has someone calling every day. One of the things Nate said was most important for Becky was that she not see him breakdown a lot. For that reason he needed people to cry to regularly. I'm hoping this will provide that for my sister.

Still thinking of creative things I can do. But at least I'm doing something...

Went out for a beer with our bffs last night. OMG! That turned into a food nightmare. Went to the 'Bout Time Pub & Grub. Let's just say their food is anything but healthy! emoticon But it's been an intense two weeks and it was really good to get out. Even our son joined us.
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ARCHIMEDESII 2/13/2013 12:15PM

    Glad you're feeling better today. Even though you may have eaten more than you wanted, getting out was a good way to release some of the tension you've been experiencing these days few days. It's been really overwhelming. Glad you have someone (nate) you can turn to for advice.

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AANGEL3 2/11/2013 6:55PM

    I'm glad you've got support and advice about how to handle things. It's always so hard to know what to say and/or do. I'm still praying for you all.

Don't sweat the food. You have had a lot of stress lately. Log it and move forward. One day of bad eating won't hurt in the long run.

Luv Ya!

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AYLAZON 2/11/2013 12:30PM

    Glad to hear you are doing better today! Good job on the networking, girlfriend. You are such a special person and I am so glad to know you!

Hugs!
Kayla

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DOTTY7267 2/11/2013 11:19AM

    I'm glad you found a source of relief in church, and I pray that the group is able to give comfort to your sister during a time when most needed.

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FIRECOM 2/11/2013 11:19AM

    Tis a good thing you did. My applause to you.

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JEFEIST 2/11/2013 11:16AM

    Sounds like your friend at church was helpful. Nice to know you can go to others when you need advice isn't it? I would love to add our sister to my prayer list if that is okay with you and her.

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