22 April 2015 @ 05:57 pm
2015 can go away now....  
As some of you were aware, my father had been nearly an invalid for several years, our lives revolving around him not being able to be left alone, planning vacations in shifts, not even all of us able to go out to dinner together, etc.. About six weeks ago, he ended up in hospital, from there to a rehab facility, and then 4 short days under hospice care. He died on Sunday.

I'm taking the next two days as bereavement leave from work, and as chance would have it, my vacation was already scheduled to start Monday. Good chance, I think having a week to spend with friends is probably exactly the best thing.
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princessofgeeks: Daniel Dark by hsapiens[personal profile] princessofgeeks on April 23rd, 2015 12:41 am (UTC)
I"m so sorry.
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rhi: ripples[personal profile] rhi on April 23rd, 2015 03:07 am (UTC)
I'm so sorry for your loss. I hope your friends and your vacation are a tonic for you.
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Arduinna: tiger hug[personal profile] arduinna on April 23rd, 2015 03:02 pm (UTC)
Oh, Ith, I am so sorry. {{{{{ }}}}} And I'm so glad you'll be with friends next week. You must be just reeling.

*so many hugs*
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dejla[personal profile] dejla on April 23rd, 2015 04:49 pm (UTC)
So sorry for your loss. My dad died suddenly, and my mother died of cancer (only six months in duration, at least), and I have never been able to decide which is worse.

Just so sorry.
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elmyraemilie[personal profile] elmyraemilie on April 23rd, 2015 08:40 pm (UTC)
So very sorry to hear this. Take care of yourself and your family.
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mzlizzy: Snoopy typing[personal profile] mzlizzy on April 24th, 2015 03:59 am (UTC)
I am so sorry for your loss.
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gemspegasus[personal profile] gemspegasus on April 24th, 2015 10:44 am (UTC)
My deepest condolences. {{Hugs}}. My prayers and thoughts are with you.
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mhalachai: Flower by tea_rose[personal profile] mhalachai on April 24th, 2015 05:45 pm (UTC)
my condolences to you and your family :(
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Morgyn Leri[personal profile] morgynleri on April 25th, 2015 03:41 am (UTC)
*offers a hug* I'm sorry.
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