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Who is a poet, artist, retired business owner

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Who is a loving wife of 58 years

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Who loves poetry, art, opera, animals

Who feels spiritual, inspired, devoted, needed

Who needs love, family, friends, security, order

Who gives love, help, advice, time

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My Recent Inactivity

Blog Posted:2/9/2017 11:01:00 AM

Please forgive me for not commenting or responding to comments over the last few days.  My husband fell on steps with black ice and did a lot of damage to his right leg when it twisted backward behind him. They operated to repair the torn muscles and tendons that support his knee, and it will be a long recovery taking about four months.  Needless to say, PS has been and will be on the 'back burner' for now, but I will try to catch up when I can.  I've been back and forth to the hospital all week.  He'll be 80 in June, and we're praying that the healing goes well and his mobility will come back with therapy. Many thanks to all who have left such uplifting and supportive comments on my poems, and congrats to all recent contest winners.  Sandra.

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  1. Date: 2/14/2017 10:57:00 AM
    oUR Prayers are with both of you. Kathy

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  1. Date: 2/10/2017 6:47:00 PM
    A older person's worst nightmare! God Bless you both and a full recovery for hubby.

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  1. Date: 2/10/2017 6:45:00 PM
    Sorry to hear, I sure he gets better soon, I know those things take so much time!

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  1. Date: 2/10/2017 4:53:00 PM
    I'm sorry to hear, Sandra. I'll be praying for him and you. Hugs, Rhonda

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  1. Date: 2/10/2017 9:50:00 AM
    So very sorry to hear of this sudden twist of fate, Sandra. Good wishes are sent for your husband's rapid healing, and your own peace of mind! Take your time, and good thoughts to both of you ! <3

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  1. Date: 2/10/2017 9:01:00 AM
    Dear Sandra: Sending best wishes for Bill's recovery. I know it will be a struggle ahead to regain mobility. When I fractured my femur above the knee in 2010 I was in Rehab for strengthening and a month of intensive physio. I found that walking in waist deep water in our pool was most helpful for regaining balance. Best thoughts to you both. Love, SuZ

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  1. Date: 2/10/2017 7:41:00 AM
    Sandra, am really sorry to hear of your husband's accident. I will remember him and you too in my prayers:)

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  1. Date: 2/10/2017 1:51:00 AM
    You will be very busy, my dear. My Mom, who is 80, also fell recently and broke her 2 lower arm bones at the wrist. It has been a long road. Falling is the pits in the winter of seasons and the winter of life. Get help if you need it! May your patient be of positive nature as he battles thru pain and limitations with your support. I'll be praying for perfection in attitudeS and healing. Hugs ... CayCay

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  1. Date: 2/9/2017 11:09:00 PM
    Sandra, I am so sorry to hear of your husbands accident, I hope he gets better soon, a fall at that age can be so serious, of course he comes first, prayers are heading your way, love Constance

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  1. Date: 2/9/2017 10:37:00 PM
    Sandra, your hubby is your most important in this life my prayers will be with him for healing and you for strength.. I'm still helping my husband with his care and healing so I know he needs you ... Hugs and well wishes dear friend

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  1. Date: 2/9/2017 8:21:00 PM
    it must be tough on you to see hubby this way, but with your care, all will be well, sandra.. my prayers are with you and the family... you will be missed; do come around when able... take care and huggs!

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  1. Date: 2/9/2017 4:12:00 PM
    Sandra, I'm so sorry to hear about your husband's accident. I will pray for him and you also. Love, Kim

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  1. Date: 2/9/2017 12:05:00 PM
    hope he makes a full recovery stephen

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  1. Date: 2/9/2017 12:01:00 PM
    So sorry to hear that, Sandra. Take special care of your husband and, as Jan said, comments can wait.

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  1. Date: 2/9/2017 11:51:00 AM
    I'm so sorry to hear your bad news. Focus on getting your husband back to normal ..soup comments can wait. Hugs Jan xx

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  1. Date: 2/9/2017 11:29:00 AM
    So sorry to hear that Mrs Sandra. Hopefully he will mend quickly. My mother fell week before last and broke her hip, she's 83. You both will be in my prayers. Take care and God bless.

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