Monday, March 19, 2007


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At this time I have a few too many things going on to even try to keep up with my regular entries.  So I've decided that it would be best for me to take a brief hiatus. 

I will try to catch y'all up on things a bit first.  I'll start with the one thing that has been first and foremost on our minds here, the health of Ray's father.  He had open heart surgery last Wednesday.  There have been a few scares and emergency trips back to the operating room.  However, at this time (thank God) he is stable but still in critical condition in the ICU. 
We have been quite worried and his health has been our number one concern the past few weeks.  Ray has taken quite a bit of time off work and is going back on Monday.  I don't know that we could afford for him to be off work any longer, although  we would do whatever we needed to.  We pray that his dad will continue to improve and will recover soon.  He is quite a fighter we are thankful for that and for God's good grace.
Several other things have been going on that have had my mind and heart feeling a bit twisted and torn.  As if I'm not already running on low, now I'm feeling totally drained.  No wonder I've been tired and taking a nap almost everyday.  My emotions are running amok and I feel that it would be best for me to take leave of here for a short time and re-charge my batteries. 
Actually, I don't know that it will really help, but I do know that I'm not giving this journal the attention that I usually do.  I'm just going to continue trying to get through each day with a few less tears and hope for the best.  I know that this is my life...a continual roller coaster of drama and emotions running high and low.  These days I feel as though I'm being torn in pieces.  I just need to take a deep breath and hold on for a while.
Sound a little crazy?  It is.  Besides what is going on with Ray's father, there are at least 3 other major things going on in this lil' life right now.  Things that are causing me a wee bit of stress.  I will try to get back to this journal as soon as possible.  However, for the time being other things have to take precedence.  I don't know how I am going to work through this.  I'll just go day by day, and prayer by prayer. 
Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see y'all soon.
Jill Marie


demandnlilchit said...

Hurry Back when time permits and best wishes on your loved one who is ill!


butterflies4me04 said...

I know that I have not been around much lately, but I just wanted to say I hope everything works out well! I will be thinking of you and your family! Take your time and make sure you and your family are well first! That is way more important tahn this journal ... we all love you and we understand that these needs come first!!!!


therealslimemmy said...

will miss you but do put your family and things ahead of us
bug hugs and prayers to rays father