After 17 years I called

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by Damummis, Oct 15, 2010.

  1. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    Mid-Coast
    Yup, it has been 17 years since my Grampa died. I called Gram after 17 years. Long story that has seemed to turnout good.
    My DGF died of pancreatic cancer the day I visited and told him I loved him and he could go. Not that I had that right but I think people need to hear that sometimes. Gram thought otherwise. She thought I killed him. [​IMG] I know she was sad but to blame it on me really hurt, that is why I haven't called. For some reason I felt like calling today. Glad I did.


    Just had to share, hopefully someone can relate.
     
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good for you. That had to have felt a lot better for both you and her.
    sharon
     
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] It should make you feel better now.
     
  4. PineappleMama

    PineappleMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] For the loss, for the blame, and for having the strength to make that call before it was too late.
     
  5. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    Mid-Coast
    Gram is 95. I am at peace now. Granted I wish I could say what I said face to face but I am 4 states away. We had a nice long talk. I really wish I could give her a huge huge....
     
  6. chica57

    chica57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm glad you did and I'm sure she feels a sense of peace too [​IMG]
     
  7. Damummis

    Damummis Chickenista

    Apr 29, 2009
    Mid-Coast
    Quote:I think so too, if not I at least made her laugh.

    I miss all the interaction with the Grands, and she is the last. I learn so much from the collective knowledge and it will soon be gone. How sad....
     
  8. chica57

    chica57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The best you can do is keep in touch and listen maybe you will be able to visit-just like your phone call-you might just get up one day and go see her-time is the best gift we can give someone. [​IMG]
     
  9. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
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    [​IMG] [​IMG] and another [​IMG]
     
  10. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    Good for you! I'm glad you made that call, rather than regret not trying forever and a day. [​IMG]
     

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