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Friday, October 2, 2009

The saddest time of my life..

I just arrived back here in Yaounde last night from Philippines, the memory of my father is still in my mind and I cant help but cry but in the other end I manage to smile thinking that Im coming home to my loving husband and sweet Claire..
I left Yaounde Sept 13 and went home to take care of my father who is still in the hospital and comatose that time.. He passed away 5 days after I arrived..Im having trouble getting over it..that was the hardest, saddest time of my life..Being the eldest in the family I took care of evrything from the hospital,burial to the interment. Im so greatful to have a husband who stand by me all the way emotionally an finacially in my crucial monemt.. I miss my father so much..I have plans and dreams for him but that was all gone now..may he rest in peace with the Lord.
Im so grateful and thankful to the people who helped me out on getting my tix and getting me out of here quickly...espescially Kevan and Mac and Anna, and Emmanuel from the travel office. My EVT was approved as soon as the USE Manila confirmed my dad situation in the hospital. I'm also thankful to everyone who supported Jeff and Claire while I was gone...special thanks to Kevan and Kate, and Steve. Claire and Jeff really enjoyed spending time with you guys and your kids!
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5 comments:

Royster said...

We are all so sad and share this difficult time with you. Our hugs are to comfort, but also to welcome you back home among friends. We hope to see you soon - A was happy to see you this afternoon, and wants her mommy back soon!

Royster said...

We are all so sad and share this difficult time with you. Our hugs are to comfort, but also to welcome you back home among friends. We hope to see you soon - A was happy to see you this afternoon, and wants her mommy back soon!

Anonymous said...

gah, my sympathy... hope you are ok now, i know it's hard i'll pray for you..

--- wella

ronin said...

Gurl, our condolences...i thought you went home for a vacation. It's hard but i know kaya mo yan..Just look at the bright side...kasama na ni God si Papa mo. send our regards to Jeff and Claire.

Anna Arambulo Martz said...

Glad that we could help, Maria. That's why we're here.

-Anna

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