3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Support Groups > 100 lb. Club

Closed Thread
Thread Tools
Old 03-28-2003, 06:03 PM   #1
Senior Member
gbo's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Alabama
Posts: 570

Default Just Dropped in from Illinois....

Hi Darlins,
My second father (we adopted each other years and yeras ago)
passed away 11 hours after I got here. It has been very hectic for us all. We are all so worn out but the good news is I have no had to use the wheelchair one time. NOW Theres a first! I have taken care of practicalities. Like Life Insurance, Social Security and so on. My other Mom just got a computer from her son, used but reworked and a good one so here I am letting you all know I am alive. We still have much to do but when I leave she will be able to use the computer have a system for her bills reciept and records that will be easy and functional for her. Dad took care of all these things for the whole 55 years they were married. He passed way easily. Just went to sleep , no gasp nothing just slipped away. I have worked hard keeping everyone together emotionally and making it as easy an adjustment as possible. Still after 55 years together it is hard and reality has just begun to set in for her. She is doing small odd things an forgetting things she normally wouldn't but I told her she could expect that . It will take time. They have a lovely cat who was His cat but quickly attached himself to mom and offers so much comfort. The miracle is I am still standing and for all of us life is coming together. Time really does heal all wounds if we let it and they will come through this as we all do. All I can do is make the adjustment a little smoother and be here to share and support but also we laugh much so that in it'sself is a blessing. I stepped away from my program for a few days but not for long and did not go crazy. Dad was proud of me and I will not fall to the wayside. I will be home the fifth of April and will talk to you all shortly after that. Take Care.
gbo is offline  
Old 03-28-2003, 07:16 PM   #2
Old Cackler
jiffypop's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: northern New Jersey
Posts: 7,522


for you and your mom. and the cat. along with prayers and good wishes.,

please remember to take care of yourself. it's hard at times like this, but you are worth it.
Start your day with a smile, and get it over with.
Keeping it off is a hundred decisions a day that help you maintain what you achieved. And that's the hard part. - L Sanders

start: 506 [Sept 2001]
weight at gastric bypass [Jan 29, 2002]: 409
current weight: 225
weight for plastic surgery: 200
final goal: 180

Posts by members, moderators and admins are not medical advice. See your physician before taking advice found on the internet.
jiffypop is offline  
Old 03-28-2003, 09:16 PM   #3
1/2 Marathon May 15 2011
Charbar's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Green Bay, WI
Posts: 2,420

S/C/G: see ticker

Height: 5'0"


I am so glad you had a chance to say goodbye to your Father.

Have a safe trip home!

My facebook profile

next weight goal:
Charbar is offline  
Old 03-29-2003, 12:05 AM   #4
Senior Member
bella23's Avatar
Join Date: May 2001
Location: south central pennsylvania
Posts: 810


My thoughts are with you! Take care!!!


Highest 317.0
Goal 150.0
bella23 is offline  
Old 03-29-2003, 05:43 PM   #5
Senior Member
gbo's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Alabama
Posts: 570


Thanks all. I will be home in a week or so.
gbo is offline  
Old 03-29-2003, 07:34 PM   #6
Future marathon runner
Raelynn's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 817

S/C/G: 310/185/Where my body takes me

Height: 5'8"


Big have a safe trip home
Raelynn is offline  
Old 03-31-2003, 02:01 AM   #7
if only she'd lose weight
SuchAPrettyFace's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Midwest, USA
Posts: 3,249

S/C/G: 360/see ticker/180

Height: 5'7


Sorry to hear it Pam.

"It's never too late to be what you might have been." -George Eliot
SuchAPrettyFace is offline  
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Intuitive Eating #4 Obsidianbbw LA Weight Loss 425 07-23-2007 04:12 PM
Core Board Chat #49 Katpo Simply Filling/Core 190 07-19-2006 04:58 PM
bio's 11-17-01 Eleni TOPS 12 02-16-2003 05:42 AM
New bio.Updated as of June 10,2001 Eleni TOPS 25 11-11-2001 10:25 AM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:03 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2