|10-17-2009, 08:17 PM||#47|
Guarded by Dragons, Gargoyles...and Figment!
Join Date: Mar 2005
Marsha, I am so sorry to hear about Tom. I'm glad he was able to be at home, surrounded by his family for his last moments. You both fought so hard against this, I hope you realize what a blessing it was for him to have you with him.
I'll keep you and your family in my prayers.
When life gets tough, we go to WDW!!
1991 - CBR ; 1995, '99, 2004 - Off site
2005 - July 3 - 6 off site, 7 - 10 POFQ
2006 - 3 trips this year - all Disney'd out for now.
2007 - another wonderful week at WDW (off site)
2008 - the saddest year of my life - DH has ALS; AKL for his final trip.
2009 - DH passed on 1/3 - "memory trip" 3/5 - 3/9 with his daughter.
Memory trip 6/28 - 7/4 POFQ - first solo trip, a little rough
F & W Festival trip - 9/24 - 9/29 with sister-in-law - AKL
2010 - 6/19-25, DTD hotel - carried DH in my heart, had a lovely trip!
|10-18-2009, 08:16 PM||#48|
Dreaming of Disney
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
I'm so sorry for your loss! I've been following your story for quite some time now. I am glad he was surrounded by love in the end. I will keep you and your family in my prayers!
|10-23-2009, 04:15 AM||#49|
We're having a mini party!
I couldn't believe how many there was in the bag!
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Lancs, England
Oh Marsha, I've only just popped back onto here and I'm saddened to hear the news about your DH. Such a brave man and faught hard through your strength for him.
I do hope you found the grace and dignity you so wished for your DH on his passing, I know you will have.
Thoughts go out to you and your girls, even though its been a little longer for me to reply
|10-29-2009, 02:30 PM||#50|
God Bless America, Land of the Free, Because of the Brave. Godspeed and thanks to our troops and their families for their sacrifices.
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Empty Nest, Md.
I am just seeing this and I am so very sorry Marsha . Sadly, I don't get to this board as much as I should, but I have tried to followed some of your threads about your brave battle. Your soul mate, Tom, was a true example and fought such a long and heroic battle with you by his side all the way . My heart truly goes out to you as I send prayers for strength, peace and hope, during these difficult days for you and your family. Godspeed your family dear, may Tom rest in peace as he smiles and guides you all from above.
Keep the faith ^i^ Sandie
~Mom of 4 ~ Nana of 13
Blessed with 4 loving kiddos & IL's, 13 sweet grands, 50 Golden Years & Anniv. cruise....PRICELESS!!
There are two lasting bequests we can give our children & grandchildren: 'One is roots, the other is wings'.
Life is a journey ~ love makes the trip worthwhile
Grandchildren are God's reward for being a parent
"For He shall give the angels charge over thee, to keep thee safe in all thy ways" Psalms 91:11
For my dear Mom in heaven
|11-08-2009, 09:43 PM||#51|
Dole Whips are the best
Join Date: Feb 2004
I like others have followed your story over time.
Having you and your girls there with him at home comforted all of you, I am sure.
Know that you and your family will be in my prayers.
11-12-07 The day my heart broke
Jason 9-21-81 to 3-21-05 You are forever in our hearts
Nathan 2-17-80 to 6-23-02 Lost but never forgotten
Thanks to Dan Murphy for my Donor Awareness & Alzheimer Ribbons
|11-20-2009, 12:15 PM||#53|
When we were kids (long time ago) they did this with cows.
Join Date: May 2004
Location: South of Boston, MA
Marsha, You just popped into my mind, so I said an extra prayer. Thought I'd let you know the prayers didn't end when Toms struggle did. Hope you are feeling all the prayers going your way still.
How many surprises can we fit into 1 week? TR - Aug 2013- http://disboards.com/showthread.php?t=3164295
Vow renewal trip report http://disboards.com/showthread.php?...0#post46760210
Triplets + singleton = living happily ever after in Mass
|12-03-2009, 07:09 AM||#54|
I was very excited to see how yummy it looks!
You can do what we do and go to BOTH!
I could have been contender.... instead, I'm just itchy
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: North Carolina
I just came here to say the same thing. Still praying for your family.
2006-CSR 2007-POP, SSR 2008, 2009-POFQ 2010-Christmas with Mickey at AKL 2013-AKL
Me (Tracey) DH DS13 DS11
"Not all treasure is silver and gold, mate." -Captain Jack Sparrow
|12-15-2009, 12:11 AM||#55|
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Berwyn, IL
My loss was so profound to me, yet I've always felt it could be much worse with loss of a spouse or child. I apologize for the tunnel vision, and more profusely for your loss. I haven't started reading the story, not sure I want to, but 5 years sounds to me like both a curse and a blessing.
I do remember noting a couple sigs with Dizzers who had passed and how sad it seemed that someone who lived the joy of DW/DL should be forced to part with it...and now we deal more directly with it.
I will not pretend to have great words of comfort and wisdom. I just hope his legacy will be carried on as I feebly attempt to carry on my mother's.
|12-16-2009, 12:25 AM||#56|
Tossed the butter kept the gin
I had to save it for "special" occasions (like when no one I knew would see me)
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Arkansas and New Orleans
I have not been on this part of the boards in a long time so am just now reading of his passing. I am so sorry.
Fear the tree!
|01-17-2010, 06:18 AM||#57|
Join Date: Nov 2005
I was away for a while and had no idea. I am so sorry for your loss and I will keep all of you in my prayers.
2007-DL Paradise Pier
2007-DL Candy cane Inn
2007-DL Portofino Inn
2006-POR 2005-POR 2005- DL Paradise Pier 1999-Dixie Landings (1st of many trips-I hope!) 1999- DL Holiday Inn and many more DL trips
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