Leaving town to see Dad...I hope we make it there in time...
Friday, July 17, 2009
Yesterday, my Dad had his third heart attack in the last two weeks. Mom spoke with the Doctor yesterday and was told if the medication does not work, it is probably just his time, as his heart is not even strong enough to make it through surgery.
DH,(Jeff) , DS( Josh) and I are leaving early tomorrow morning to drive down to Southern NM (11-12 hour drive each way) to see him. We already had this trip planned earlier in the week, however, now we feel it is a necessity. I have just been a basket case since yesterday when I found out about his actual condition. Earlier in the week DS (Josh) had decided he wanted to remember Grandpa the way he last saw him, after the call yesterday he decided to go with us as well. I'm really glad, my two sons are my Dad only grandchildren and he is very attached to them.
My complete life from childhood through today just keeps flashing through my mind like an instant playback visual video. My Dad was a minister and preformed my own Wedding to Jeff, and so many more memories....... I know that this probably will be our last visit and that I need to tell him that I love him and want him to be at peace and not in pain, that he can now go into God's loving wings of protection and peace.
Thanks to my spark friends who have been so supportive and sent prayers up to our Heavenly Father on behalf of my Dad and my family. I pray that God will surround you with his love and presence as well. LOL ~ Janel :)