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March 30, 2012



Two terrible things.

Journal Entry: Fri Mar 30, 2012, 2:37 PM
Today has been one of the worst days I've had in a very very long time.

My boyfriend and I lost a very dear friend of ours today. He died from complications with AIDS. We knew this day was coming, doesn't make it any easier. He was an amazing person and we're going to miss him terribly. I'm actually kind of numb over it. I can't believe he's gone.

The second terrible thing is that my step dad had a heart attack this morning, and is having emergency bypass surgery, right now, actually. I'm sitting here waiting to see how it went. Apparently every artery surrounding his heart are closed shut.

If he dies, I will be uprooting my life here to be wherever it is my mom will be. She's currently living in Texas, and she hates it there. Her husband dying will not only break her, but she will have nothing holding her to that state and will move immediately. I'm not sure if she will come back down to where I live or move somewhere else, but wherever it is she goes, I'm following. She has rheumatoid arthritis so severely that she can barely walk, and her husband Todd was the one that had been taking care of her all this time. Without him, I doubt she'll be emotionally or physically capable of taking care of herself.

So...I'm going to be a bit MIA from DA for awhile. If you pray, please pray for my step dad Todd that he makes it through this surgery.

  • Mood: Miserable
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vampirellam Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012
my grand-ma had like five heart attacks this past few years and she always managed to get by, and she is now 91 so I'm sure your father will be fine

ayuffers Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012
I'll pray for your dad's health. I'm sorry for your friend, I'll pray for him too.

Be strong.
Da-Wabbit Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh man, I'm so sorry :(

I hope everything will be ok. Your mother truly has a great daughter in you. I wish you all the best and send you my love sissy
Kaza999 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012
I'm sorry. :( Wishing the best for all.
kkitty23 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Oh man, that is really heavy news :< I'm so sorry to hear about all of this. Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers and crossing my fingers! Take all the time you need to deal with this.
Cadyism Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012  Student General Artist
All my love goes to you.
mcaputo123187 Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012  Student
I am soo sorry for your lost
importantcupcake Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012
Oh dear :-( I'm thinking of you and your family, and I hope everything turns out okay!
theSimplyUninspired Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Oh, goodness. Keep your head up, OK? Hope he pulls through.
icyone Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I am very sorry to hear about both of these tragedies. I am not deeply religious, but I will say some prayers for you.

If it helps, doctors have become very good at open heart surgery. My grandfather had bypass surgery in 1995 and he is still kicking today. I hope your dad will be OK too.
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