Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Hard Times

I had some very difficult news last week, a bereavement that I can only describe as extremely challenging.  To be honest, I have been holding off posting because it has been so hard.  I should add, we are all still here, Damian, Lula, our pets, me, safe and sound and all together but life for me has been been eventful and deeply upsetting.
I will still be around online, reading and looking, posting erratically.  I will not be commenting, responding to post or emailing very much just at the moment.  I am having to spend a huge amount of time having conversations  that I would rather not have and time disappears in great big chunks so I have to save what remains for self protection.
We are wrapped up warm in our little house.  Work is nearly finished for us all and I will be having a quiet Christmas with D & L, my mum, brother, sister and nephew.
L has been busy stitching and baking with D. I am so proud of her Frosted Pumpkin Dessert of the month, all finished.
Wishing you happy times x
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62 comments:

  1. Sorry to hear of sad and difficult time - warm thoughts being sent through the skies to your home
    Best wishes
    Jenny

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  2. I don't normally comment on your blog but instead, read and enjoy. But today want you to know I am thinking of your family and praying for y'all ! May Christmas bring you some joy.

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  3. Sending you lots of love. Mx

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  4. I'm so sorry to hear your news Kerry. My thoughts are with you. I hope you can spend some quiet time over the Christmas period, with your family and friends, and find peace. Your words and pictures are always so lovely and full of gentleness. take care, Catherine

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  5. Dear Kerry, I send you hugs and strength. I wish you the best possible Christmas time! x Teje

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  6. so sorry to hear your news xxx

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  7. Hoping there are happier moments ahead for you and your family very soon, Kerry. Hoping too, that the New Year will bring you all peace, comfort and even joy.

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  8. I look often but don't comment so often but sending you warm hugs for the difficult sititation you find yourself in. Hoping 2013 will bring peace for you.
    Hugs Mrs A.

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  9. I'm sorry times are rough for you Kerry. Sending a big warm virtual hug your way xxx

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  10. So sorry to hear you are having a hard time at the moment Kerry. I hope you and your family still manage to have a good Christmas and that things get easier x

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  11. Oh, I'm really sorry to hear that, look after yourself and I wish better things for you for the new year xx

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  12. Thinking of you as always! Wish you safe and take your time as you need! Many hugs and many thoughts sending from S and me..

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  13. Oh Kerry, take care of yourself. Now I am all worried about you. I will keep you in my prayers.

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  14. Kerry, sorry to hear this. Thinking of you and sending love xxxx

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  15. Kerry ~ so sorry to hear of your loss and the difficulties around it. I'm glad to hear that you and your family are safe and sound. Just know it will get better. I'm thinking of you and yours.

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  16. Thinking of you Kerry!!
    Sorry to hear of your tough time. Losing a loved one is never easy.
    Wishing you strength, love and peace during this time.
    Hugs.
    Kat xx

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  17. So sorry to hear that (((((HUGS)))))

    Love the wee desserts though, well done to L!

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  18. So sorry for the sad turn of events. Blessings as you take care of yourself and yours...

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  19. may you and your family find grace and peace wrapped in your love for one another as you make your way through this valley. xo

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  20. Big love to you and yours xx

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  21. God bless you and yours. ((hugs))

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  22. I'm so sorry Kerry. Big hugs to you.

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  23. Sending you a big hug Kerry. xxx

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  24. I hope you find peace and joy this season. Joy comes in the morning.

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  25. Sorry to read this, Kerry... I send you a warm hugs and wish you and your family quiet time spend together. Be strong.

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  26. Sorry to hear you are going through a difficult time. I hope you find piece and joy. Best wishes to you and to your loved ones.

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  27. I am very sorry to hear that you are going through such challenging times. Sending prayers and warm wishes to you and your family. I hope you find peace this Holiday season and after.

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  28. Sorry to hear your news. I hope you find some time for yourself over Christmas and that things start to get easier.

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  29. Sending you a big virtual hug and lots of good wishes at such a hard time. Hope you manage to make some sense of it all and have some good family time over the weeks to come. Take care, Kate x

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  30. Thinking of you. I'm in a similar position myself although not through bereavement. I hope the New Year is brighter for you.

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  31. Sorry to hear this Kerry... thinking of you xox

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  32. Sending you warm thoughts, Kerry.

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  33. Thoughts and prayers are sent your way.

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  34. I am so sorry to read of your difficulties and sadness. Consider this note another hug sent your way. Happy Holidays to you and your family.

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  35. Thinking of you Kerry. Take care x

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  36. Sending a virtual hug, plus you can have a virtual box of chocs, some flowers and a bottle of your favourite tipple; my virtual supermarket is at your disposal. Thinking of you xxx

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  37. Thinking of you in your time of bereavement.
    Take care.

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  38. Thinking of you and like all the others, sending cheering thoughts. Don't forget to ask your friends for help! That's what friends are for!!!!!!

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  39. I'm so very sorry you have had sad news. Please let me know if there is anything at all I could do to make your life a little bit easier. Thinking of you and hoping there is some way I could help you.

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  40. I will miss you! I look forward to your post. Take good care.

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  41. so sorry to hear of your sad news. Give yourself plenty of time. Thinking of you.

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  42. Kerry,
    You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    xo
    Charise

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  43. Kerry, sending all my love and positive thoughts. xxxxx

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  44. Kerry, I hope things resolve themselves quickly. In the meantime, lean on your girlfriends. They will want to be of help in any way possible. sewing hugs from across The Pond. :)

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  45. Kerry, my prayers are with you. I know what you mean about losing chunks of time when grieving. Take care of yourself.

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  46. I join the long list of people in saying how sorry I am. It is at moments like these that it is good to have family and friends close by! Will be thinking of you!

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  47. So sorry to hear your sad news. Take care of yourself xxx

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  48. Oh, Kerry! Sending you much love and healing. If there's anything I can do…… Take care.

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  49. Kerry my thoughts are with you at this sad time . Wishing you and your family peace and love . Xx

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  50. Hoping you find some peace...

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  51. Hopefully the new year will treat you better!

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  52. Oh, Kerry, I'm so sorry. Sending warm thoughts your way and virtual hugs, too.

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  53. Thinking of you, Kerry, and sending warm, caring thoughts from Maine.

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  54. oh Kerry, I'm so very sorry. I've been thinking about you since I read your post. Thoughts are with you and your family.

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  55. Sending hugs for you, Kerry.
    R xxx

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  56. Much love coming from Sydney xxxx

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  57. Hugs to you, Kerry, from California... Wishing you a happy new year.

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  58. Oh dear, I've been in the midst of my own turmoil and am only now seeing this. I do hope the days are getting a tiny bit brighter and your heart a bit lighter as the new year moves forward. Sending you a huge hug and lots of love from across the miles. XOXOXOX

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