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The Worst Thing Today

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DianeL
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Postby DianeL » Sat November 12th, 2011, 4:27 pm

"Brenna" wrote:Diane-thank you so much for that. Such a positive way to look at this whole situation. Our dear co-worker passed away about an hour ago. I'm so thankful I was able to see her this afternoon and relieved her pain is now gone.


Brenna, I am glad it was helpful - was a little afraid it might not be a good thing to say. Peace be with you, and her family as well.
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Postby rebecca » Mon November 14th, 2011, 11:33 pm

I'm so sorry to hear about your co-worker, Brenna :( It does make me sad to hear that someone so young has died. I agree with Diane, laughter when thinking of loved one's is also healing.

Hugs to you and prayers to her family.

Bec :)

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Illumination of Ursula Flight by AM Crowhurst & An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena(Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Postby Vanessa » Tue November 15th, 2011, 9:58 am

Sorry to learn the very sad news about your colleague, Brenna. Hugs.
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Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Brenna
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Location: Delaware

Postby Brenna » Wed November 16th, 2011, 4:25 pm

Thanks everyone. We also found out that another co-worker was admitted to the ICU with a ruptured aneurysm. She is in stable condition but the doctors can't find where the bleeding is coming from. Things have been very somber here and I've been in a funk myself. I haven't even really wanted to post on here very much, which says something because I look forward to checking in. Need to get out of funk asap.
Brenna

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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Wed November 16th, 2011, 9:18 pm

Oh Brenna! You need to go rent a ridiculously funny movie. So much tragedy going on. You need a break from it.

rebecca
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Postby rebecca » Thu November 17th, 2011, 4:22 am

"LoveHistory" wrote:Oh Brenna! You need to go rent a ridiculously funny movie. So much tragedy going on. You need a break from it.


I agree. When things start piling up like this one thing after another, you really do need to laugh, hence I have ordered 'Bridesmaids' to watch this weekend. I need a good laugh. Have you ever seen 'Mrs Doubtfire' it's an oldie but a goodie?

Bec :)

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Illumination of Ursula Flight by AM Crowhurst & An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena(Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Postby Vanessa » Thu November 17th, 2011, 9:50 am

Oh, blimey, Brenna. It never rains but it pours! At least your friend is in hospital so hopefully they will be able to locate it very soon. Aneurysms are very dangerous.
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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LoobyG
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Location: Derbyshire, UK

Postby LoobyG » Thu November 17th, 2011, 11:39 am

So sorry to hear that Brenna, bad things always seem to bring their friends along :( A funny film is an ideal prescription, when I'm going through bad times I can't always focus on a book. Hope things get better x

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Brenna
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Location: Delaware

Postby Brenna » Thu November 17th, 2011, 10:47 pm

Thanks everyone. I thought today I had turned the bend and was getting out of the funk. Then my car wouldn't start again. I missed yet another work meeting. Car, got towed again.
Brenna

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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Sat November 19th, 2011, 3:36 am

Brenna, have you considered the possibility that your workplace might be cursed?


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