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A blog post to make you cry

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by imjustagirl, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    I can't relate to anything in this, but I'll be damned if I'm not still choking back tears.

  2. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    God that's so powerful.
  3. StaggerLee

    StaggerLee Active Member

    Thanks for that link, IJAG.
  4. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    I just can't bear another of those. A few days ago, I read a blog entry/interview of a guy I knew from the college paper - how he's left to raise his 6yo daughter after his wife felt a little sick, was later diagnosed with pneumonia and died at the hospital. And how he told his daughter, Kiki, about her mom not coming home, and about how she still asks about her mom. Tore my friggin' heart out. Then this.

    I give up.

    EDIT: Here's the interview with Ron Cowie, the guy from my college paper days.
  5. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Holy. Freaking. Crap.

    I feel so inadequate right now. Thanks for sharing, IJAG.
  6. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    I'll read it later, don't need anything to make me cry right now.
  7. Mr. Sluggo

    Mr. Sluggo Member

    Yeah, my life has been "unlived" because my children don't have brain damage.

  8. Seahawk

    Seahawk Member

    Damn it.

    My wife is less than 3 weeks from the due date for our first. This blog is hitting me hard right now. Thanks for sharing it, IJAG.
  9. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Tremendous post. I'll have to check back after Aug. 10 to see how her daughter did during the surgery.
  10. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Aside from the emotional wallop, that is some damn fine writing too. The "Satan and ten men" device is something that will stick for a while.

    Sluggo -- stay classy.
  11. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    If that's really what you take from it, then I'm sad for you.

    The point was that when you have children, your scale of what "enjoyment" is goes from what you enjoyed doing for yourself to the joy you get from having others in your life. Regardless of the strains or struggles.
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