Sunday, June 24, 2012

Life...

So, I was getting back into a life routine. Meal planning, working, blogging, spending time with my husband and just loving life!! Everything was going well and we were living life day by day. I talk to my mom, dad, and grandma every single day either on the way to or from work. Wednesday morning, I wake up like normal, go to school, continue my every day routine and then get a call from my dad that I need to come home (Houston) as soon as I can because my grandma is not doing well. My world stops. 

My grandma means the world to me but over the last few days, I realize that I take advantage of talking to her everyday (and everyone for that matter). She is getting older, is a cancer survivor X2, but has been doing really well. I leave work and Chris and I rush to Huntsville to see her before going to be with family in Houston. The last Wednesday-Saturday have been rough. Everyone thought we were going to lose her. She is done fighting and ready to give up. Good news is that she is doing better but still not wanting to fight. She is done fighting but her body is not. My husband and I came back to Dallas late last night and it was a bittersweet feeling to leave. I am very thankful that I had the opportunity to see her, talk to her, and kiss her one more time and hope for many more. 

This is not a post to bring anyone down but to remind everyone that tomorrow is not guaranteed. The times spent with those we love can be taken away so quick. It scares me to think about that thought but it is reality. I miss her and my other family already and have not been gone but a day. 

Please pray for my grandma to continue to improve daily and to find the will to fight and stay strong. I know she wants to see my Papaw and Uncle Scotty but I am not ready to let her go...
My grandma and dad.

6 comments:

Amber said...

I will be keeping your family in my prayers for sure! You are so right, tomorrow is not guaranteed (something I learned the hard way over the past couple of months myself), so I am glad you were able to spend some time with her this weekend :)

Ashleigh Nichole said...

Just reading this brings tears too my eyes! you are so right we should never take life, anything or anyone for granite especially not knowing what tomorrow brings! Very well said! & I am praying for your family,your grandmother & you! I hope that was not the last goodbye & that she pulls through..

Allison said...

Thanks for your sweet comment about my grandpa. Looks like we are going through a lot of the same emotions right now. I'm so glad you got to go home and spend some time with your grandma and what a blessing to be able to talk everyday! Praying for your family as well!

Kristen said...

Oh Allison, I'm definitely going to keep you all in my thoughts and prayers! I'm glad you got to spend some time with her!

Jennifer Delle Fave said...

Im so sorry to hear this; definitely sending prayers and thoughts your way. It's never easy and it always puts life into perspective. Hugs**

Leslie said...

Praying for you and your family Allison!!