Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Just for Fun > Coping and Compassion
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read





Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 02-11-2013, 12:04 AM   #1
Deesknee
When we were kids (long time ago) they did this with cows.
 
Deesknee's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: South of Boston, MA
Posts: 4,060

now it's my Dad...

Some of you may remember me. I am asking for well wishes and/or prayers. My Dad is 88..almost 89. But, he has been active. Still driving, visiting. STill very much mentally aware. However, he has been hospitalized with a UT infection, but now his respitory illness seems to be increasing dramatically. The prayers I am asking for are for him to not be frightened of whatever may come. And for us, his children to be guided to do for him what he & his God will.
And, for my family to be peaceful. We have lost my Mom, one of my best friends (whom visited us at least once a week for over 25 years), and my DFIL, now my Dad all within 15 months.
Thank you for anyone who can take a moment to think good thoughts, or say a prayer.
All of my disboard friends remain in my prayers.
Thanks.
Dee
__________________
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
Deesknee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2013, 12:06 AM   #2
mommasita
I am like HELLO IT IS TEN OCLOCK...Anderson is on

Has a sweetie who is Furbilicious
 
mommasita's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Montreal, Canada
Posts: 18,998
DISboards Moderator

Oh Dee . I am so sorry.

You are all in my thoughts and prayers.. If there is anything more, please no hesitation..
__________________
It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.
mommasita is offline   Reply With Quote
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 02-11-2013, 05:37 AM   #3
Pea-n-Me
Survivor
Call me crazy but I prefer the single bath
Nothing beats the Magic of a Disney Resort!
Will DIS from the Potty
Alice, how's it hanging?
 
Pea-n-Me's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Southeastern Coast of Massachusetts
Posts: 22,169

__________________



Post your best iPhone/smartphone pictures here!

All Star Music 2001/Polynesian Lagoon View Concierge 2002/Contemporary 2003/Disney Wonder 2003/Yacht Club and Disney Wonder 2004/Pop Century 2005/Dolphin and Pop Century MNSSHP 2005/Disney Magic and Pop Century 2006/Coronado Springs MNSSHP 2006/Dolphin and Disney Wonder 2007/Port Orleans Riverside 2008/Caribbean Beach 2009/Dolphin and Animal Kingdom Lodge Concierge 2011/Grand Floridian and Dolphin, MNSSHP 2013
Pea-n-Me is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2013, 08:04 AM   #4
Deesknee
When we were kids (long time ago) they did this with cows.
 
Deesknee's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: South of Boston, MA
Posts: 4,060

Thank you both. My Dad passed away yesterday morning. Too much heartache in a 15mnth period. I am a spiritual adult and I am having a tough time. I can't imagine how my children are handling it all.
Nov. 2011 - their Grandmother passed
march 2012 - their "uncle" whom they saw ATLEAST every Thursday for their entire lives (more since he 2009 when he had a stroke & was unable to work)
Aug. 2012 - their Grandfather (DH's dad)
now Feb 2013 - their other Grandfather (my Dad)

My poor 9 year old. she keep saying she is sick of people dying. Se his sick of sadness. My Dad just moved back up here from FLA last March. I keep telling her we are so fortunate we got to spend such great time with him. She keeps saying yeah, but now I won't get to hug him, or hear his voice again. ...How do you react to that, especially when you feel the same way?

Thanks everyone. I am a rational person. If it continues to be an issue we will seek grief counseling. At the moment I am hoping by expressing my grief it will help the healing process.
Thanks for being here.
__________________
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
Deesknee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2013, 10:21 AM   #5
Pea-n-Me
Survivor
Call me crazy but I prefer the single bath
Nothing beats the Magic of a Disney Resort!
Will DIS from the Potty
Alice, how's it hanging?
 
Pea-n-Me's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Southeastern Coast of Massachusetts
Posts: 22,169

Aww, I'm so sorry to read this. It's so hard when family members get older. We're dealing with it, too. Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers.
__________________



Post your best iPhone/smartphone pictures here!

All Star Music 2001/Polynesian Lagoon View Concierge 2002/Contemporary 2003/Disney Wonder 2003/Yacht Club and Disney Wonder 2004/Pop Century 2005/Dolphin and Pop Century MNSSHP 2005/Disney Magic and Pop Century 2006/Coronado Springs MNSSHP 2006/Dolphin and Disney Wonder 2007/Port Orleans Riverside 2008/Caribbean Beach 2009/Dolphin and Animal Kingdom Lodge Concierge 2011/Grand Floridian and Dolphin, MNSSHP 2013
Pea-n-Me is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2013, 04:39 PM   #6
DisneyFan32WI
Sometimes I just like to be plain and boring
 
DisneyFan32WI's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: usa
Posts: 4,600

I'm so sorry for all your heartache. It is so awful to see children hurting. My oldest sees a grief counselor once a week since my dad died. She was so close to him. I think she is afraid that someone else will die next. It is awful.
__________________
DisneyFan32WI is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-06-2013, 12:08 PM   #7
NumberOneDisneyFan
#1 Disney Fan
 
NumberOneDisneyFan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Posts: 10

I am so sorry for your loss.
NumberOneDisneyFan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-06-2013, 01:09 PM   #8
Deesknee
When we were kids (long time ago) they did this with cows.
 
Deesknee's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: South of Boston, MA
Posts: 4,060

Quote:
Originally Posted by mommasita View Post
Oh goodness, thankfully he did get there in time..
thanks for the hug.

Quote:
Originally Posted by NumberOneDisneyFan View Post
I am so sorry for your loss.
thank you
__________________
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
Deesknee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2013, 02:43 PM   #9
Dan Murphy
We are family.
 
Dan Murphy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Chicago area, IL
Posts: 78,195

Very sorry to hear this, Dee. You are all in my prayers of comfort. God speed for your dad.
__________________
Dan-'Let's Celebrate the Future Hand in Hand'--We are Family

Why she runs.....

Random acts of kindness, no matter how small, are never really lost. They live forever in the hearts of those who are fortunate enough to be on the receiving end of them----Lady M
dmurphydis@sbcglobal.net







.
Dan Murphy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2013, 06:08 PM   #10
disney212
DIS Veteran
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: KY
Posts: 1,255

Your family is in my prayers.
disney212 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2013, 06:59 PM   #11
mommasita
I am like HELLO IT IS TEN OCLOCK...Anderson is on

Has a sweetie who is Furbilicious
 
mommasita's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Montreal, Canada
Posts: 18,998
DISboards Moderator

Wanted to see how you are doing.
__________________
It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.
mommasita is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2013, 10:25 AM   #12
Deesknee
When we were kids (long time ago) they did this with cows.
 
Deesknee's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: South of Boston, MA
Posts: 4,060

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dan Murphy View Post
Very sorry to hear this, Dee. You are all in my prayers of comfort. God speed for your dad.
Thank you Dan.

Quote:
Originally Posted by disney212 View Post
Your family is in my prayers.
Thank you.
Quote:
Originally Posted by mommasita View Post
Wanted to see how you are doing.
We are all doing okay. Thank you. One of my brothers & 2 of his sons cleaned out my Dad's apartement yesterday. Then I went up to my brothers house & helped go through Dad's personal belongings. Pictures galore. He & I had just looked at them about a month ago. It was difficult, but I'm sure it helps with the healing. Each of us took a little something to remember him.

Somewhat ironic story. I stopped driving about 4 yrs ago due to a disability. A couple of years ago my Dad told me he wanted me to have his precious car. (I mean this is the car he dreamed about when I was a kid. He finally bought one about some years back). My brothers & I always laughed that Dad wanted me to have it so that it would stay prestine, because I can't drive it. But, I always thought my nephew or one of my brothers that knew cars and appreciated them should have it when the day came. Well, on the way back from picking my son up from colllege, just hours after my Dad passed, our mini van broke down. (After 4hours of waiting for AAA, we called they told us about 3- 31/2 more hours....) we had it towed to our mechanic. Who told us the next day it was gone. cam shaft snapped.
Well, everyone has decided it was Dad. And that I am to have that vehicle to be chauffered around in. Honestly, Dad had a will and everything was in writing anyway, but we all are getting a chuckle out of Dad finalizing everything! That's the way Dad, you cross every t and dot every i .

Thanks to everyone for your wonderful support, well wishes and prayers. Everyone has put everything into place that they need to get through this sad journey. When the triplets graduate college it will be difficult, as he kept saying he just wanted to live long enough to see that. (all will be graduated by this summer...fingers crossed). Personally, I have times I swear he is pulling in the driveway. But, I know that is natural. I have been very fortunate to have been surrounded by people that love me so much & that I love so much that it hurts this bad when they are gone. I am very blessed.
Thank you again.
Dee
__________________
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
Deesknee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2013, 10:33 AM   #13
Pea-n-Me
Survivor
Call me crazy but I prefer the single bath
Nothing beats the Magic of a Disney Resort!
Will DIS from the Potty
Alice, how's it hanging?
 
Pea-n-Me's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Southeastern Coast of Massachusetts
Posts: 22,169

Quote:
Originally Posted by Deesknee View Post
Somewhat ironic story. I stopped driving about 4 yrs ago due to a disability. A couple of years ago my Dad told me he wanted me to have his precious car. (I mean this is the car he dreamed about when I was a kid. He finally bought one about some years back). My brothers & I always laughed that Dad wanted me to have it so that it would stay prestine, because I can't drive it. But, I always thought my nephew or one of my brothers that knew cars and appreciated them should have it when the day came. Well, on the way back from picking my son up from colllege, just hours after my Dad passed, our mini van broke down. (After 4hours of waiting for AAA, we called they told us about 3- 31/2 more hours....) we had it towed to our mechanic. Who told us the next day it was gone. cam shaft snapped.
Well, everyone has decided it was Dad. And that I am to have that vehicle to be chauffered around in. Honestly, Dad had a will and everything was in writing anyway, but we all are getting a chuckle out of Dad finalizing everything! That's the way Dad, you cross every t and dot every i .
Great story!
__________________



Post your best iPhone/smartphone pictures here!

All Star Music 2001/Polynesian Lagoon View Concierge 2002/Contemporary 2003/Disney Wonder 2003/Yacht Club and Disney Wonder 2004/Pop Century 2005/Dolphin and Pop Century MNSSHP 2005/Disney Magic and Pop Century 2006/Coronado Springs MNSSHP 2006/Dolphin and Disney Wonder 2007/Port Orleans Riverside 2008/Caribbean Beach 2009/Dolphin and Animal Kingdom Lodge Concierge 2011/Grand Floridian and Dolphin, MNSSHP 2013
Pea-n-Me is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2013, 11:18 AM   #14
MomiTo2SwtGuys
DIS Veteran
 
MomiTo2SwtGuys's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 683

So sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you and your family. Hope your children are coping well.
__________________
(ME) (DH) (DS 11) (DS 8) (DS 2)

MomiTo2SwtGuys is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:15 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

You Rated this Thread: