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Sad Times

Thursday, January 02, 2014

To all of my Spark Friends,

My wife's condition seriously deteriorated yesterday to the point that she had no vision and could not move herself from the bed to the wheelchair. She also passed out in the bed once. To top things off, she continues to suffer from another serious case of Peritonitis (internal infection). Since she has spent 2 out of the last 3 1/2 months in the hospital for the same infection, it appears her immune system is no longer working. At this point, we have brought Hospice in to take care of her. We will continue dialysis through this weekend to allow family and friends to visit, but we will stop the dialysis Monday morning. Thanks, everyone, for all the support during this difficult time. We also really appreciate all the thoughts and prayers.

I apologize if I can't answer each of your comments. I'm having a difficult time right now, and taking care of my wife these past few months has been draining. Although I knew this day would come, it doesn't make it any easier. It is hard to lose your best friend.

I will be back "Sparking" as soon as I can. Take care, everyone.


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MTNGRL 1/16/2014 2:15PM

    Hugs and prayers Bill.

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GRACEOMALLEY 1/16/2014 1:39PM

    Sending you love and prayers and all the support I can offer you in this difficult and sad time.

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COLUMBINE2 1/13/2014 12:51AM

Words fail me so I'm sending prayers and sympathy to you and your family. I believe the journey continues beyond what we can see. I don't know what or how, but I have great hope for you both. I hope you'll accept the love and caring from friends and family who love you both so much. emoticon

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ALIHIKES 1/12/2014 1:09PM

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your wife

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FLORIDASUN 1/12/2014 12:30PM

    God bless and keep you my dear are a hero and a wonderful husband, friend and father. You will be rewarded for your goodness. Please be gentle with yourself and know that we all love and pray for you! emoticon emoticon

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JAYDEE84 1/10/2014 7:44PM

    Remembering you in my prayers. May you be granted both peace and strength in this sad time.


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TIGER_LILY_613 1/8/2014 5:19PM

  I'm so sorry emoticon emoticon

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ROX525 1/8/2014 4:47PM

    Dearest Bill, Came to your home page as haven't seen you on pedometer challenge for a couple days. Am so very sorry to hear that you are now in the end times. Breaks my heart that you have to bare this heaviness. We were just at a funeral Friday for my husbands best friend. A spouse, however, is truly your ultimate best friend. I am sending my prayers of strength and peace to you. God bless you and your dear wife. Since your blog said you stopped dialysis Monday morning and it is Wednesday I could only imagine what is happening. Blessings....Roxanne

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HEALTHYBARB1 1/7/2014 10:26PM

    Dear Bill...
Lifting both you and your dear wife in prayer tonight as you walk this road together. May you feel the Lord's presence and may those who surround you be of comfort to you.

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BBONET 1/7/2014 7:35AM

    My prayers and thoughts are with you Bill during this difficult time! May God grant you peace and comfort as you go through the difficult moments. Know that it is ok to grief and express your sorrow however you feel it. Do not worry about anyone or anything except yourself and being with your wife.
Hugs, love

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EJOY-EVELYN 1/6/2014 11:36PM

    I pray that during these most difficult times in life that God can become the rock that gives you the love and purpose to continue in His will. I, too, mourn and am saddened by the loss of abilities your wife is going through and how this is taking a great toll on you. I pray that you both have strength and courage to face each new day with a sense of hope, peace, and yes, even joy during this very sad time. You both are loved so very greatly! Hug, hug -- Evelyn

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ADRIENALINE 1/6/2014 1:41PM

    Bill- So sorry to hear of your wife's condition. I hope you can find some peace and I hope your wife is heading to a better place.

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DNRAE1 1/6/2014 8:38AM

    Bless you, Bill, and may you both have peace in the coming days. My thoughts are with you both, and I'm sending you a big hug.

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LOSINGLISA 1/6/2014 6:03AM

    Bill, I am so very sorry. I will pray right now for both you and your wife.

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HICKOK-HALEY 1/5/2014 9:27PM

    You are in my prayers. Know we are all thinking of you!

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KCSMOM9 1/5/2014 7:27PM

    I am praying for you and your wife.

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TWEETYKC00 1/5/2014 5:25PM

    I am so sorry your wife in suffering so much. I hope her pain does not have to get any worse. You, your wife and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending peace and hugs.


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LOSER05 1/5/2014 5:20PM

    I am sorry emoticon emoticon

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DAWN14163 1/5/2014 10:04AM

    My dear friend, I have thought of you both often over the Christmas period. I'm so sorry (but not totally surprised) to hear this. Holding you both in my prayers over the coming days. I hope the end will be peaceful for you both. Sending love and strength xx

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JAZZEJR 1/3/2014 8:22PM

    Oh, Bill...I'm am just feeling for you right now. Don't worry about responding, just absorb all our love. We do care about you. I am so sorry for this heavy time.

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KALISWALKER 1/3/2014 2:27PM


Please know that we are here for you my friend.

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IMIN2GENES 1/3/2014 2:18PM

    Bill, I'm so sorry to hear about your wife. I wish you both peace. Sending prayers for you both!

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_RAEVEN_ 1/3/2014 12:10PM

    emoticon I am so sorry that this is happening to the two of you, My thoughts are with you and your wife. emoticon

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PHOENIXFARM 1/3/2014 12:04PM

  You and your wife and family are in my thoughts and prayers. Peace.

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BDTHOM 1/3/2014 10:16AM

    God's peace

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IMEMINE1 1/3/2014 7:01AM

    My prayers are with you and your family. emoticon

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BROOKLYN_BORN 1/3/2014 6:52AM

    Bill, I'm so sorry that you are facing such sadness. Take care of yourself as you take care of your wife. I will keep you both in my prayers.

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SNOWFLAKELILYM9 1/3/2014 12:40AM

    Bill, I am so sorry, there is no way to prepare for this. Praying for you and your wife and family for strength and peace to go through all of this. emoticon

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0309COOKIE 1/2/2014 11:13PM

    I was directed here by a friend to pray for you and your wife. Rest assured that prayers are being said on your behalf. I have been in your shoes and my heart goes out to you.


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MELISSAB401 1/2/2014 11:06PM

    Praying for you both.

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SVELTEWARRIOR 1/2/2014 10:45PM

    Bill you know that the both of you are in my prayers. Please try to take care of yourself.

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-ROOTS- 1/2/2014 10:22PM

    Wishing you the best in these tough times.

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JUSTME29 1/2/2014 9:47PM

    I am so sorry Bill. I know that nothing can prepare you for this day. Take care of yourself the best you can, and know that we are all here sending you support.

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MANDELOVICH 1/2/2014 9:46PM

    Thinking of you. I'm so sorry you are in this position and you have all my empathy and understanding. Savor your time.

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PCOH051610 1/2/2014 9:41PM

    Sending big hugs from the frozen North Atlantic! Oh, Bill, I wish you and your dear wife peace.


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