My New Happy: Why I've Been Gone

Monday, November 23, 2015

Why I've Been Gone


I've been missing from my blog because of some very sad news.  A few weeks ago, my dad passed away unexpectedly.  The first week we were all in shock, and now I'm just deeply sad.

Taking care of my mom and dealing with details has kept me busy.  I plan to get back to regular blogging next week, because it will be a good distraction, and it makes me happy.

During this week of Thanksgiving, I wanted to let you know how thankful I am for all of you, and for the supportive community of friends I've found in the blogging world.  I hope that everyone has a blessed week.

97 comments:

  1. Oh I am so very terribly sorry for your loss.

    Hugs to you and your family.

    bisous
    Suzanne

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  2. I'm so sorry for your loss!!! Sending you a hug!!

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  3. Lana, I am so sorry for your loss. I hope the great memories you have of your dad bring you much peace and comfort during the holidays!

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  4. I am so sorry to hear your news. My heart is with you and yours.

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  5. Oh Lana, I am so sorry. Sending you my very best wishes and a jumbo hug. Take great care and know that we're all here for you when you get back to blogging.

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  6. I'm so very sorry to hear about the passing of your father. My father-in-law just passed away two weeks ago. It will be a tough holiday... :-(

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  7. Oh sweetie, I just read this and got tears in my eyes for you. I am so very sorry for all you are dealing with regarding your dads passing. I will lift you all up in prayer and am sending you tons of Hugs!!!

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  8. I am so sorry Lana... death is never easy to handle... I pray your family and friends will be there to comfort you in your time of need... we are all here when you are ready to come back... I have missed you greatly xox

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  9. So sorry for your loss..hugs sweetie...

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  10. Hi Lana, I am so sorry to hear about your dad, my deepest condolences to you and your family.
    Sending you lots of hugs.
    Nora
    www.jacketsociety.com

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  11. You have been missed, friend! Hope you are comforted by being with your family this week. hugs!

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  12. I am so sorry Lana! Sending prayers and hugs to you and your family!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

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  13. take all the time you need sweet Lana, blogland will be here when you're ready. Take care of you and yours. Thinking about you so much xo

    Confessions of a Frumpy Mommy

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  14. I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. I hope you will get some rest and peace during this holiday weekend. Hugs!

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  15. Oh no. I am so, so sorry. I was thinking of you and wondering if you were taking a little break.
    We'll all still be here for you! You have been missed.

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  16. I have been praying for you, sweet Abby. I am so sorry for you loss. Hang in there and don't forget to take care of yourself, too.XOXOXXO

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  17. I have been thinking a lot about you and your family. Take all the time you need, Lana. Your words in the blogosphere have been missed, but we will all be here when you get back. I love your Little Prince quote - it is indeed a comforting thought.

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  18. I am so sorry about your deep loss, Lana. Take all the time in the world to heal from such pain.

    Also Thanksgiving blessings to you and your family. Hugs, Ada. :-)

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  19. that is such sad news Lana - your mum must also be having a hard time with all the trouble with her arm on top of it all. Thinking about you and your family xx

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  20. I'm so sorry to hear this, Lana. I hope this past week was a special time with family. Thinking of all of you.

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  21. Hope with this new week, you find yourself feeling lifted up by the prayers and love of your friends and family and those wonderful memories of your father. Love the quote from The Little Prince. Keep looking up to your father, and your Father. They are there for you.

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  22. You are missed, friend! Looking forward to you being back on regular basis. Will be praying for you, friend!

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  23. So sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. We miss you. Blessings on you and your family

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  24. Oh no, I am sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts.

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  25. I am so, so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. I will keep your family in my prayers. And, HUGS. Take as long of a break from blogging as you need! And, let me know if you need anything!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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  26. I'm so sorry Lana for the sad news. Sending you my love and hugs:)
    xx Abby

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  27. Lana, I'm so sorry to hear about your Dad. I understand. I, too said good-bye to my Dad this year. Maybe the two of them are together somewhere, talking about their blonde or formerly blonde) blue-eyed daughters. Thinking of you, my friend.

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