Sunday, 24 June 2012

If I'd have known that it would be the last time I'd see you.

I feel as though I've been given a strange sort of 'gift'. My Mum who went to live overseas a couple of years ago has been staying with us whilst we've been renovating our house and making the transition to a family of four. She'll be 69 in a couple of months time and apart from being a type 2 diabetic seems to be in fairly good health. However she is nearly 70 and the plane ride is 23 hours long so I'm thinking that there is a higher than average probability that a day at the end of August may well be the last time we ever lay eyes on each other. Having this knowledge-What do you say? What would I have said to my Dad had I known that it would be the last time I'd see him. As it goes I think the last thing I said to him was probably 'Bye.' I've thought about writing this post for a while and it makes me cry every time I think about it. What to say? I'll probably stick with the time honoured 'Thanks for all your help. Love you. Bye.'

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  1. You are very brave for putting this down. We must try and meet up in July. I will give you a call xx

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    1. Hi there. Def up for a meet up in July. xx

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  2. Your words sounds perfect, any more and it sounds like you expect something to happen. Any less and you might regret it if anything does. I lost both my parents in the last ten years, and they lived across the sea, but both times I just knew the last time I was going to see them and managed to say those things that needed to be said. It does provide comfort afterwards xx

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    1. Hi there. Thanks so much for leaving a comment it means a lot. x

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