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But wait a minute, something's wrong

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Yes, something's wrong.

I cannot say, it is to protect a family member's medical privacy. It is not the family member referred to here: www.sparkpeople.c
That particular person recently had a good checkup, to our family's great relief.

So it is another one, and the reason for the seemingly incongruous song is because that person is overseas, yes, in Italy. It's doubly hard, to be so remote, and so worried and so distracted and, well, you know the drill. Of course what I am feeling is nothing compared to, compared to ....

It's been a few days I've known about this, and it's been reflected in my status updates, if you've been watching. Today, in the interests of somewhat further disclosure, is a better day, the best so far, with some encouraging news. Small progress, and there will be small progress, only small stuff, for a long time. It'll all come in its own sweet time, no matter how much anyone wants it to happen faster. Sound familiar?

Don't know if we'll go there. Might, might not, it depends on what happens.
Sorry if I'm distracted. It is for, well, obvious reasons, even if I'm being overly vague here, know that I appreciate you all.

Thank you for listening.
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    First off, thank you all, and if I don't thank you individually it's nothing personal -- it's just that details right now are escaping me. My mother called me today, and wanted to know if we would be going over there and the answer was, uh, probably not. I just don't see us as being any sort of a help and, in fact, as much more of a burden. We don't speak the language, my husband doesn't drive and frankly I have little desire to drive in Italy. I just see us as being, well, no good for the situation. So ... we wait for tidbits of information. Fortunately those tidbits have turned a bit more positive lately.

    So I thank you all for your good vibes. SP mojo is strong.
    4249 days ago
    Good luck -- I have a friend going through some really serious medical problems, so I understand completely. Sometimes there's nothing you can do, but keep them in your thoughts and wait... My friend is doing better little by little, I hope your family member comes through too...

    4249 days ago
    Fingers crossed for you and your family over these difficult times, try to stay focussed on your goal xx
    4250 days ago
  • QUEENOTHEFOREST sorry for your trouble. You inspire a lot of us. I think there is a lot of good energy headed your way tonight.

    4250 days ago
    Sounds like you have a lot going on...I hope you get a chance to breathe. I will keep good thoughts for you and yours!

    4250 days ago
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    Fingers crossed for you and yours. Hoping for continued progress on all fronts.

    4250 days ago
  • CHERN009
    I can tell there is a lot running through your mind. I wish you all the peace and clarity during this time to help you and your family. Take Care.
    4250 days ago
    You're welcome! Do this as often as you like. That's what it's for. The blog benefits us all. The more honest you are and the more you use it to tell us what's up (in whatever vague or specific ways you want), the more of a benefit it is for us.

    I send you support.
    4250 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/30/2009 7:53:07 PM
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