Man O Man.. when does it stop?.. (my own pitty party)

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Dar, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. Dar

    Dar Crowing

    Jul 31, 2008
    Our family has been through the wringer and back over the last 3 years..

    personal issues.. my mom was diagnosed with breast accidents...and now my moms house burns down [​IMG] [​IMG]

    when does it end?

    I was in Cuba this last week and my mom was here with my kids when on Friday evening I get a call saying my moms house burned down. No cause known yet but we are thinking electrical. They bought a hot water tank from a big box store and had their installers install it.... and then the house burns down....

    I am afraid to ask what next?
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    OMG... Thankfully she wasnt home!! So sorry... [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    Then DON'T ask "what next!"
    Give thanks that no one was hurt during the fire (I'm hoping, since you didn't mention that anyone was).
    Sorry your family is going through rough times. [​IMG]
  4. Dar

    Dar Crowing

    Jul 31, 2008
    No one was hurt... my mom was here with the dog... my dad is so dependent on my mom that the only way she was able to watch my kids was talking my dad to go on vacation too, to Newfoundland so the house was empty

    My Dad comes home tomorrow.. I have their HUGE dog (Chow Husky X.. I have 4X-5lb min pins so this guy is Honkin) My mom is at my sisters which is close to her house so she can be available for investigators
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2010
  5. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Songster

    Nov 7, 2007
    yo. ohio
    Sorry you are going through a tough time, I've been through the burnt down house with my Dad. It just sucks.
  6. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Crowing

    Jan 12, 2010
    You're moms home burned down.. but isn't there a blessing here? They weren't home.. I'd say things are looking up!
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2010
  7. Mattemma

    Mattemma Crowing

    Aug 12, 2009
    Glad to read no one was in the home.Hope insurance will cover things.Prayers and hugs!
  8. Baymule

    Baymule Songster

    Jul 1, 2010
    Northeast Texas
    Oh, I am so sorry. I used to own a furniture store and dealt with people that lost everything. Most people can't tell you what they used to have. Almost no one makes a list of belongings. I made a list of things in every room and store it in a fire proof safe. I just had a pipe burst in the ceiling last week and have a mess. The insurance adjuster is here today and I brought out my list, he almost fainted. He took a picture of it. My point is, sit down with your parents and mentally go through the house one room at a time. "When you walk in the bedroom door, what is in front of you, to the left, to the right..... what is in the closet....on the floor, on the top shelf, how many dresses, shirts, pants, shoes, etc. What was in the curio cabinet.....china cabinets. It will take time and patience. The more people you can get together, you and your family, your sister, her husband, kids that can remember the better. Even cleaning stuff under the kitchen cabinet, pictures on the wall, everything costs money and will have to be replaced. God bless you and your family. I am glad no one was hurt.
  9. misschickenlittle

    misschickenlittle REALLY wants a new title

    Oct 30, 2010
    Thank goodness no one was hurt.

    I understand the when will it stop thing too... [​IMG]

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