Saturday, September 16, 2006

The Worst Thing

At 11:30 pm on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, my darling Steve's heart stopped beating. Doctors tried to start it up again for an hour. It just wouldn't go.

There was no warning. He had no symptoms (snoring, maybe?). He started having chest pains while he was driving home from work.

He was 48.

The worst thing, now is. The worst day so far was yesterday. Followed by today.


Anonymous Kat said...

I don't know what to say. What can I say? I hope the worst day will always be yesterday.

8:00 PM  
Blogger Julie said...

Hi Liz. You were in my thoughts all night and in fact I couldn't really sleep due to worry. You are definitely in my thoughts. Please do not hesitate a moment if there is anything at all I can do.

stingdragon AT gmail DOT com

8:01 PM  
Blogger Carole said...

Oh, Liz. There is absolutely nothing I can say to make you feel better and I know that. You have suffered a devastating loss and I'm so sorry. I'm sure there's nothing at all I can do but if I can, please just tell me.

8:46 PM  
Blogger Lucia said...

What Julie said. I am so sorry.

9:03 PM  
Blogger Ruth said...

You and the children are constantly in my thoughts.

9:04 PM  
Anonymous Nicole said...

Hi Liz,

My deepest sympathies to you and your family. You're in my thoughts.

12:30 AM  
Blogger Jena the yarn harpy said...

Know that we are all here for you and praying for you, now and as long as you need us. Do not hesitate to call on any one of us for anything, at any time.
That's what friends are here for.

With love, prayers and sympathy,

1:22 AM  
Anonymous Laurie said...

I am so sorry. There just isn't anything worse.

Lean on your knitbloggers. Truly.

5:57 AM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

Liz, I'm so sorry. My heart goes out to you and your children.

6:39 PM  
Anonymous Rosanna said...

My thoughts are with you and your family.

8:06 PM  
Anonymous Erica said...

Oh, Liz. I am so, so sorry. Please know that we are thinking of you all. I'm just so terribly sorry.

9:45 PM  
Anonymous The Tattoo Queen said...

We love you. And anything I can do, I will.

With all my heart.

10:57 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Still no words. Still so sorry.


2:56 PM  
Anonymous witchypoo said...

You and the kids are in our thoughts and prayers.

Please don't hesitate to ask anything, day or night.

4:52 PM  
Blogger Slim Suzy said...

I am so sorry. 48 is far too young. I may be on the other side of the World but my thoughts are with you at this sad time. I hope your friends and family are there for you.

7:12 PM  
Blogger sep said...

good god, Liz, you don't even know me but I read your blog regularly... I'm so sorry for your loss. I can only begin to imagine what it's like. Know that people out here are holding you in their thoughts, even the ones who are strangers to you.

It's such a shock, even when we know our loved ones are leaving us. Please give yourself time to get through it. I wish you and your family all the comforting, soothing and kind things in the universe this day and in the days to come.

1:19 PM  
Blogger Beth S. said...

Oh, goodness, I am so terribly sorry. I can't even imagine.

1:29 PM  
Blogger The Crafty Weasel said...

Oh my god, I had to re-read this post about 5 fives before it sank in. I am so so sorry. So so so very sorry. I cannot even begin to imagine what you are going through. I feel like writing more but I am not sure anything I can say can make a difference. A big hug to you and I hope you stay well.

11:36 PM  

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