Monday, August 16, 2010

Hello? Is anyone out there?

Things are a little dusty around here I see. I didn’t mean to abandon this poor space but many, MANY goings-on have been vying for my time and attention.

My sister finally left the hospital on August 5th. Nearly a month after she was admitted. She came home with a defibrillator but minus the thyroid that started all the trouble to begin with. She is lowly re-gaining her strength and she may be able to return to wok the first of September.

Both of my girls are back at school. Actually, Precious Oldest did not come home this summer, but last Saturday we moved her into the apartment she will share with three others for her last year of college. She has lived in the residents halls her prior years, so this is very exciting for her.

Precious Youngest was deposited at her residence hall on August 7th. Much too soon for her mother’s taste, but she had to train as the desk supervisor so she in turn could train her desk attendants and be ready for the first wave of residents who arrived yesterday.

My nails, house and gardens all show the signs of neglect. I haven’t done a proper grocery shop in I can’t say when. Probably prior to the 4th of July. Work, well work is still here. It has been a relatively quite summer and thank goodness because I did not need to have the office weighing on my mind too!

Slowly I hope to fill in some of the pieces. Some are good, some are wonderful and some are not too nice at all. In the meantime I do appreciate the comments and e-mails of support and concern. The power of prayer has pulled us through some very dark days and I appreciate your prayers good wishes on our behalf.

XOXO Fannie


Shelley said...

Fannie, so happy to hear that your sister is home and recovering. I hope you are well and that the girls are settling in at school. I've not been writing either, but always reading others. Nice to see you!

Jen on the Edge said...

Oh I'm so excited that your sister is doing better! Such wonderful news!!!

Jenn @ Juggling Life said...

Wow--returning to work seems like an amazing step after such a huge health issue. I'm sure your support had a lot to do with it.

I'm looking forward to you filling in the blanks.

Leanne said...

Wow. I'm glad you're back and I'm REALLY glad your sister is on the mend. So, um Cheers! Cause you deserve a drink.

Holly (me.) said...

Good news! Thanks so much for the update.

Little Miss Sunshine State said...

I'm glad to hear that your sister is better.

Do I get any sympathy for sharing that Sorority Girl had her first day of her 5th!!! year of college. No, one major wasn't enough, so she's going to do another one instead of spending mega$$$ to go to grad school.

I'll never be able to retire.

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