Wednesday, August 3, 2011

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Hi everyone! Sorry for not being able to update my blog for awhile. We got back from our vacation last Saturday evening. Our Florida vacation went so well. We had a great time with the Cottrills, the kids had a blast the most. 

In the middle of our vacation, I received an unexpected call from my family in the Philippines. My grandfather had a stroke, and was rushed immediately to the ICU. I was devastated when I heard the news. My family told me not to worry because the doctor told them that he's fine and they're ready to release him. But on the next day, I got another IM message from my family that my grandfather was in comatose and his chance of surviving was pretty slim. I was speechless! Not my grandpa. Right after our vacation, he took his last breath - Saturday morning. 

It’s really a hard time right now for me and my family.  My grandpa is an irreplaceable, incredible, valuable person – is at the end. I'm going to miss you Lolo. Honestly, I’m not ready and don’t want to write about his death. I still can't believe that he's gone. May he will rest in peace. There’s nothing more painful than losing someone we love.

I really would like to go home and attend my grandfather's funeral, but I CAN'T! Hubby and I can't afford to pay for the plane ticket. Each person costs $3k plus. Our initial plan was to fly by myself, but when we found out the cost of the plane ticket, I don't think if we're able to afford to pay for it. So we thought it would be a good idea to send money instead to help for the funeral expenses. My family in the Philippines understand my situation, and I'm sure my grandpa as well. I'm just glad I was able to see him on skype last month and got to spend time with him last year.

I won't be able to share our vacation photos yet, maybe next week. Right now, I have no desire to update my blogs. Just give me some time. Thanks for dropping! Your visit and comment is highly appreciated.






10 diner's comment:

Kayce said...

condolence to your grandpa sis :(

Mrs. Kolca said...

My deepest condolences to your family sis. Your grandpa is now home, so be comforted with God's love!

Tina (PinayInTexas) said...

Sorry to know about your grandpa! My condolences to you and your family!

chubskulit said...

Daan ako dito sis, hope you are okay.

Umma said...

Condolence to you sistah... I can relate to your feelings. OMG plane ticket costs 3k per passenger? Mayo na ipadala na lang for the expenses, for sure your fam & lolo (RIP) will understand.

Knowing that si lolo is in good hands now, will ease your feelings.

Lulu said...

condolence mami.

CaptainRunner said...

My condolences Dhemz! Yes, I do understand your situation. That is the hard part of Filipinos abroad. I hope your family will be alright. God Bless!

Vernz said...

awwwww.... sus karun ra ko kalaag unya subo pa jud akong naabtan woi... pila na edad ni lolo Dhemz?

Sige lang dear... dili man karon intime you'll see his grave.. condolences .. to you!

Lina Gustina said...

Be strong!

☆Mama Ko☆ said...

Hows your family especially lola back home tsang, My prayers will always be with you, your family and lolo. Condolence