Monday, 21 July 2008

Planning our Trip Home

It's been 25 days since we were told that my hubby's cancer is terminal. It's consuming and I'm finding that difficult to cope with.

Our daughter has been staying, while she recovers from her back surgery. She's returning home, when we fly to Sydney this Wednesday. I know already that I will miss her something wicked, when we return from NZ.

We have a HUGE few days planned before we fly to New Zealand.

We're flying to Sydney on Wednesday and my hubby is going to a Trade Show on the Thursday. He wasn't going to bother, but he's been getting phone calls from people he's worked with over the years, who want to see him, and this is a good opportunity to do that. Friday and Saturday will be spent with our kids, and that includes going to the Bledisloe Cup Rugby Union game on Saturday to watch our much loved All Blacks play Australia at our favourite sport!

We're staying at our favourite spot, overlooking the harbour ... so hopefully that will allow us time to refuel before our flight across the ocean.

My main wishes at this time are ... that my hubby will enjoy his time back in New Zealand, and that I will become strong and be able to support him better!


Anonymous said...

Karen, I just want you to know that you and your husband, are on my thoughts and in my prayers.

I have been a "silent" reader for a long time now, made a comment or two before. (I went to Dr Con too).

We may never meet... but you have definitely touched my heart.

Keep strong Karen.

ingrid said...

Have a wonderful trip. Stay strong!

Anonymous said...

I hope you have fun at rugby!!! I know you both love going to it!!

Karen stay positive!!!! You alway tell me positive!!

I know you are very strong person!!
And Merv is very lucky to have you support him.

Have a great trip home to Kiwiland and know your family is here support you.

nabukay said...

Dearest Kaz,

I just wanted to tell you that its okay to feel the way you do because you are human. But please don't stop it from taking joy away from your last moments with your hubby. I pray that God will give you inner strength and sustain you.

laura said...

You already seem very strong to me. I hope this trip is good, and not too overwhelming.

nabukay said...

Thinking about you.

Caitlin said...

Bon voyage on your trip back home! I'm sending my thoughts and prayers to your family to help you get through such an agonizing time. God bless.

Michelle said...

I hope you've had a safe journey home and a good weekend with the family. I'm blown away by what you and your family are going through. You do seem strong, and I hope you have the support you need to sustain this strength.

Clarissa & Schuyler said...

I continue to pray for both you and your husband. It's wonderful you have each other and your husbands a blessed man to have such a wonderful wife as you. Stay strong and just remember that we all are praying for you and your entire family. God Bless you!


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