Sunday, May 17, 2009

Just to let you know

My dad is gone.

Thank you all for sending such good wishes and kind emails. I really appreciate it.

91 comments:

  1. I'm so, so sorry. Sending thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

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  2. Oh Lisa, I am really sorry :-(

    You and Betty continue to be in my thoughts and prayers.

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  3. I am so very sorry. Take care of yourself and your mom and know that we are hear to listen when you are ready to come back.

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  4. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Lynn in ND

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  5. I've followed your blog for about a year now and have always been amazed by your strength and in awe of your ability to move forward when things go wrong.

    I wish you that same strength now. You're in my kindest thoughts, Lisa.

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  6. Lisa - I'm so very sorry. May he finally find peace.

    Lisa

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  7. oh i'm so sorry - my heart sank when i read this.
    sending my deepest sympathies to you and your family.

    i know how difficult it is but i hope you find solace in the peace he's found for himself... i can't even find the words right now, i'm just so so sorry to hear this

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  8. So very sorry. To be faced with such a terrible loss and all the sadness and stress it brings during a time that should be among the happiest of one's life is unimaginable.

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  9. So very sorry, Lisa. ((((()))))

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  10. Sending you my love and wishes for peace of mind and heart...

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  11. peace and blessings and giant bear hug to you betty nick and the baby. Please take care of yourself and we'll be here when you're ready to talk again.

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  12. Lisa, I'm so very sorry to hear that. I admire your strength and learned so much from your willingness to share the struggles within your family. Take care of yourself and your mom.

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  13. My heart goes out to you and your family Lisa.

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  14. I'm so sorry. You and Betty will be in my prayers. I pray your dad found the peace he was searching for.

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  15. I'm so sorry to hear that. I send my thoughts and hopes to you and Betty. Take care of yourself as best as you can.

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  16. I am so sorry. Hugs to you and Betty, and prayers that he is at peace.

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  17. I am thinking of you and your family. You have a legion of people here for you if you need it.

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  18. Lisa,

    I honestly have no words. I am so, so sorry. You and your family will be in my thoughts, I promise you this.

    Love, LiLu

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  19. I'm so, so sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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  20. I am so sorry. I'm here for you, whatever you need.

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  21. I'm so very sorry, Lisa. I cannot begin to imagine what you're going through right now or find the words. Your family is in my prayers.

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  22. I'm so sorry, Lisa. Your family is in my prayers.

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  23. My deepest sympathies to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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  24. Tejal passed the news along. I am so so so so sorry. Absolutely breaks my heart that you have had to go through this. Our best thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

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  25. I am so sorry. I can't even imagine how you must be feeling.

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  26. Words can not justify how sad and heartbroken I am for you and your mom. I am sorry for your loss.

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  27. lisa, please let us know if there's anything we can do for you in the coming days and weeks - i know there are a lot of people here in the DC area, never mind all over the country, who want to help if and when we can.

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  28. I'm so sorry Lisa. Oh Lisa. I hope you feel the weight of all our prayers.

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  29. Lisa,
    I am so sorry for your loss! You and your family will continue to stay in my thoughts and I will continue to send you positive energy and hugs!!! Love to you in this difficult time!

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  30. May your gods bless you all and give you strength Lisa.

    "When a person dies, they are not really dead. The have just woken from the dream of life"

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  31. May your gods bless you all and give you strength Lisa.

    "When a person dies, they are not really dead. The have just woken from the dream of life"

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  32. So sorry Lisa, my heart goes out to you. Hope your dad found peace and everyones' prayer find you, Betty and Nick

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  36. Lisa I have followed you for years but never commented. I look forward to your belly shots and I delight in your joy. But beyond that I admire your bravery, to be so raw and thorough when writing about your life. I have never been able to write about my own demons- losing my father to cancer, extreme suffering from bipolar disorder. I would never claim to identify with your pain, but I feel a kinship with you. You speak my language.

    I spent the day working, with one eye on my feed reader for news from you. It finally came. Thank you for taking the time to share with your readers, so that we can mourn too. Godspeed.

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  37. Whatever you need...I"m here for you.

    Love you.

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  38. I am so very, very sorry.

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  39. thoughts, prayers, and hope to you and your family. I was so sorry to see this post today - Carrie

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  40. My first thought was "shit."

    I am so sorry. I won't tell you I know how you feel, but I will tell you I've been through something similar.

    It's hard to endure such tragedy during a time in your life that is filled with so much joy. My heart goes out to you.

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  41. I am so, so sorry. My heart goes out to you.

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  42. God dammit. I hope he finds the peace he was looking for. I'm keeping you and Betty in my thoughts. I never comment but I just wanted to reach out this time.

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  43. I am so very sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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  44. I'm sorry.

    I've followed your blog for as long as I can remember, but this is the first time I have commented.

    I'll be thinking of you all at this hard time.

    Please make sure that while you are looking after your mom and nick that you ensure you look after yourself and the baby, as hard and as selfish as that sounds, it's important.

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  45. Sean in NOLA5/18/2009 7:21 AM

    I am so sorry. I will keep you all in my prayers.

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  46. I came into work this morning and felt the need to read your blog...and was excited when I saw there was an entry from the weekend. :) But then I was immediately surprised and saddend by your news. How awful. So sad for your family and your Dad. With love, Carolyn

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  48. Lisa,
    I am so deeply sorry to hear this news. I sincerely hope your father has finally found the peace that he so desperately craved, and that you and your family will be able to find peace as well, despite this tragic loss. I wish there was more I could do to bring you comfort during this difficult time.
    With love and sympathy,
    Gabrielle

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  49. My deepest condolences to you and Betty. I will keep you both in my prayers.

    I was so sad to see this post.

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  50. I'm so sorry! May he rest in peace! Thoughts to you and your family!

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  51. I am very, very sorry for your loss. Please take care of yourself and your mom and baby. I pray for your strength during this time.

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  52. I'm so sorry. My heart feels very heavy for you and your family. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.

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  53. I'm so sorry to hear this. You and your family are in my thoughts.

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  54. Lisa - I am so very sorry to hear about your father. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts.

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  55. I don't even know you and my eyes filled with tear when I read this. You and Betty are in my thoughts. As many others have said, I too admire your strength and courage through all of this.

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  56. i'm speechless, shocked, and so sad for you, Lisa. please take care of yourself and your mother.

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  57. I'm so sorry.

    kayare

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  58. I am so very, very sorry for your loss.

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  59. Oh no. Oh no. I'm so sorry.

    I know that there's nothing that can be said to make this better. But know that you are loved, so very much, and that we are all now carrying around a little bit of your pain. God, Lisa. I'm so sorry. Please let me know if you need anything - ANYTHING.

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  60. I read your blog every day. You and your family are in my prayers

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  61. Lisa-

    I am so sorry. Keeping you and your family in my prayers.

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  62. Lisa, you and your family are close in my thoughts.
    xo,
    Ryane

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  63. My heart is breaking for you. I am so sorry.

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  64. I am so, so very sorry to hear that. Stay strong. And in the wise words of Charlotte "Chin up."

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  65. My deepest sympathies for your loss...

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  66. Words are not enough and perhaps that's a good thing b/c the lump in my throat would prevent any from escaping. My heart goes out to you and your family. My sincerest condolences in this very sad time. Big hugs to you.

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  67. Lisa, I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family.

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  68. I'm so sorry for you and your family, Lisa. Hugs to all of you.

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  69. So, so sorry for your loss.

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  70. I am so, so sorry to read this, Lisa.

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  71. Karen, random reader5/18/2009 6:01 PM

    Wishing you and your family peace and prayers. Grief is the devil itself . . . take care, and take your time.

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  72. Much, much, much love.

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  73. oh, Lisa. I'm so sorry... love and emotional peace to your and your family.

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  74. Oh Lisa. My heart breaks for you. Reading your blog for about 9 months now, I’ve come to see what an incredible person you are. I’m so sorry you have to go through this… Take care of yourself, and especially your baby. He needs you to be strong right now. Big hugs to you and Betty, and Nick. And the baby. Please take care of yourself.

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  75. Oh love, I am sorry.

    Take care of yourself. And that baby.

    xxx

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  76. I am so sorry. I'm sending prayers that you and your family are comforted during this time.

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  77. I am so very sorry. You and your family will be in my prayers.

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  78. Lisa, I'm so sorry. I wish there was something I could do or say to make this any easier or to take the pain away. I'm sorry.

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  79. Lisa, I am so sorry to hear about your father. May we all find comfort in believing that he has found the peace he was looking for. May you and your family know that so many thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We all love you. God Bless.
    Mary Susan

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  80. Lisa,

    There are no words. Just know that we're here supporting you.

    Sarah

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  81. Oh Lisa! I am so sorry for your loss! I don't really know what to say, other than I will be thinking of you and please take care of yourself and your baby. GIANT HUGS!

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  82. my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I'm so sorry.

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  83. So very very sorry for your loss.

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  84. I've been reading your blog on a regular basis since September 2007. I don't believe I have ever commented, but now I feel the need to, i felt my stomach drop when I read this, it truly saddened me to know that you have to go through this right now, and i don't even know you? ohh the internet. I really hope your father has found peace wherever he may be.
    my thoughts are with you.
    Take Care.

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  85. i am so sorry to hear about your dad. you and betty are in my thoughts.

    about a year ago, i wrote to you about my sister who was and continues to be actively suicidal. just reaching out to you and reading your blog gave me a kind of comfort.

    i wish i could give you the biggest hug and cry some of your tears for you. i am so, so sorry.

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  86. by the way, if you need to house some people coming in for the funeral, please let me know. we haven't met so that may be a weird offer. but i thought maybe a couch or two may actually help better than "let me know if i can help."

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  87. I am so sorry to hear this. My thoughts are with you and your family.

    Your writing has been a joy to read, and I hope you know that people you've never met do care about you.

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  88. I'm so sorry. Sending Hugs

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