Thursday, November 14, 2013

half hearted

Jim had a serious setback late Monday night and we went by ambulance to the hospital.  

After tests and scans his doctors have agreed that any further treatment of his cancer would be not in his best interest and we are now focusing on his comfort and quality of life.

I can't thank the wonderful team of professionals at the hospital enough, although I will find the time and a way in the future. We are now in the hands of a hospice care program and will continue to live in the Golden now together, here at home, as long as love allows.


34 comments:

Felicity said...

Oh Deb - I'm so very sorry to hear this sad news. Lots of love and prayers coming your way xxxx

Ms. said...

You chose beautiful words to deliver this very difficult news. My sympathy and a long distance hug, and may you be sustained by your love and the love of close friends and family.

tiedyejudy said...

My prayers will continue, now for each moment you two have together to be special, and for you to have the strength to see this through.
Hugs,
Judy

Sandy said...

Deb, I am so sorry. My thoughts are with you.

Diana Angus said...

Prayers to you and your family as you travel further on this journey together. As a retired nurse practitioner who used to work with patients dealing with cancer I commend you for your honesty and sharing with all of us what this is like.

Treasure each day, each hour and sometimes each moment.

We are all sending positive healing thoughts and prayers from afar.

Jacquie in Vermont said...

My sympathies and the prayer wheel is spinning madly to ease you both through this. Be as happy as you can for as long as you can, (((Hugs!)))

shiborigirl said...

hold on to the Golden. it provides the light and the strength to carry on. xo

Gerrie said...

Holding you both in my heart and sending up prayers for a peaceful time together.

Suzanna said...

Oh Deb, you are both so brave...my love and prayers go out to you...

Elizabeth Barton said...

I am so very sorry, Deb....however I'm glad that they told you the truth so that the last few weeks or months can be at home, in dignity and with loved ones. Look after yourself too.....

Jeannie said...

There are no words. Sending you all the love and courage I can muster. Hold each other tightly and know that we are here when you need us.

Jeannie said...

There are no words. Sending you all the love and courage I can muster. Hold each other tightly and know that we are here when you need us.

Jackie said...

This must be a very difficult place to be. May you find comfort in everyones good wishes and prayers and in each other.x

barbara woods said...

praying

Richard Chevian said...

Dear cousin Deb,you are both so lucky to have each other. Your words are very inspirational and some way, some how you have shown all that follow you how to learn something positive from everything that we have happen in our lives! Please know you and Jim are in my prayers.
Richard

Marie Z. Johansen said...

There are no words of comfort that I can offer. I can only offer love, light and prayers. Holding you both in the light...m

Els said...

SO sorry to hear this Deb ....

Wish you both a LOT of Golden Moments in the now

lizzieb said...

may you both have strength for the journey to come and receive comfort and love from all those who care about both of you. My prayers are with you both for comfort and peace.

joe said...

My thought and prayers go out to you both.

Natalya Aikens said...

oh Deb... my heart is with you both...

Mary Ann said...

may peace and love embrace the two of you

Sherry Boram said...

may all the circles of love in your lives enfold you and give you comfort

Sherrie Spangler said...

I am so, so sorry to read this. I'm sending love your way. Treasure the Golden Time, as you so beautifully put it. Strength be with you.

grace Forrest~Maestas said...

love to you both and to the love
between you....a soft quiet love, like a kiss on the forehead from
the God Thing...

Stephanie said...

Prayers for everything you need moment by moment. You have both made a place in my heart. Stephanie

Rosemary Claus-Gray said...

Tears, compassion, and admiration for your love and courage.

that black girl artist said...

Dear deb, wishing you all the time possible in your golden now.

Lauren

Kit Lang said...

Wishing you a golden now that lasts forever. xo

Bookhandler said...

You honor us with your honesty. Prayers are flowing.

Nancy said...

Deb, I'm so sad to hear this news. May "as long as love allows" be long enough to embrace many Golden moments. Sending my love and warm thoughts for you and your family.

Madalene Axford Murphy said...

So sad. I am wishing you the strength that leads to peace in the midst of this sadness.

Terry Grant said...

Very sad news. Thinking about you...

grace Forrest~Maestas said...

such DEEP grief i am feeling for you. for your LOVE. for him.
for you for your love for him.
i had always wanted to love someone like you love him. but then, there is the Opening for this kind of Grief, Mourning, this sudden
emptiness of Everything.
i can't imagine and i just can't imagine.

Karen S Musgrave said...

So sorry for your loss. Sending love.