Saturday, November 1, 2014

Just Plain Tired



This past week has been very busy for us and although it began on a sad note, we're hoping that relief is on the way.


On Monday finding out that Stanley passed away, we knew that we would attend his services which were to be held Tuesday.  It was added to our agenda.  

Stanley was a man that always had a smile on his face.  Soft spoken and full of wisdom, he worked at the Zentak Farm all his life   It had been in the family for years and continues to be owned and operated by the Pres' lifetime friend, Paul and his family.  

We wanted to be there for them...for Stanley's remaining family and friends...and for us.  His smile will always be in my heart.


Cheshire, CT
 Calling hours were held before Mass which meant we had to leave our place at 7:00am and by the time we got home it was nearly supper.  We were exhausted...mentally exhausted.  Yet the day was far from over.

Opening the kitchen door, I saw there were messages on the answering machine.
Both for the Pres.  His doctor wanted a call back.  They found something on the echocardiogram that was done Monday afternoon at the hospital.  

Follow-up bloodwork was done Thursday...and now we wait.
Sometimes waiting is hard.


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19 comments:

Sandra said...

sorry you lost a friend and so sorry you are waiting for a new report. I pray it will be a good one...

eileeninmd said...

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to Stanley's family and friends..
I also pray for good news on the test, the waiting can be stressful..
Wishing you a happy weekend!

Monkeywrangler said...

Prayer sent for you and yours, AQC.

valerietilsten59.blogspot.com said...

Keeping my fingers crossed for the Pres JP.
Health is so important. Its worrying when we have to go through exams and so on.
Sorry to hear about your dear friend Stanley. He will be up there joining Stanley my father.
Its always a sad time when we loose a friend or someone dear to us.
Take time to rest this weekend..
love val xxx

Buttons said...

Oh I am so sorry about your friend Stanley. Thinking of you and the Pres. HUGS B

Delores said...

Not knowing and waiting is THE worst....I will hold you in my thoughts and hope for only the best for you. May next week be better.

TexWisGirl said...

i am certain you are emotionally and mentally drained. i hope all will be well with the pres.

Florida Farm Girl said...

Oh, I hope its nothing really bad from the doctor!! Sadness touches all of us, no matter how much we wish we could avoid it. It's never easy.

Amy Burzese said...

Waiting is hard. Especially with medical news. Prayers for only minor issues.

Barb said...

Waiting is indeed very hard. Think positive thoughts. So sorry to hear of the loss of your friend.

Empty Nester said...

So sorry for your loss. We've had several passings at our school this week. It's never easy. I will keep you and the Pres in my thoughts and prayers. Please keep us posted when the waiting is over.

Felicia said...

I'm sorry about your friend Stanley.

Hope Pres' outcome is ok.

Ann said...

So sorry to hear of the loss of your friend. thoughts and prayers for you.

Rambling Woods said...

Aww... I am sorry for loss and yes waiting is tough. I hope it isn't serious...

Betty said...

Waiting is always stressful. I bought myself a plaque the other day. It says, "Worry is a waste of the imagination." Of course, not worrying is easier said than done. I hope you get good news.

I'm sorry about your friend's passing.

Stewart M said...

Waiting is hard. Hope all turns out well.

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

Inger said...

J.P. I hope the Pres will be OK. Waiting is so hard. I am sorry for the loss of your friend.

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

I'm so sorry about the loss of a treasured friend. I've no doubt that during this sad time of the loss of your friend, and having to wait to catch up with the doctor, you are finding comfort. Take care, okay?

Chatty Crone said...

I understand about waiting for sure! I am sorry about your friend. Hope your husband gets some good news.

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