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Old Jul 6 2009, 04:11 PM   #1
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Hello everyone,

Sorry for being away from this forum so much!

Real life has had some unwelcome surprises for me lately. My husband was emergency operated in the stomach a month ago and is still in the process of recovering. It has been a bit hard on my small family. Work has not been easy. I have just been too tired for anything other than essentials.

Now I am looking forward to my holiday!

I wish a good summer to everyone in this forum!
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Old Jul 6 2009, 04:38 PM   #2
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No need to apologise, Nina! Welcome back.

Ouch, that must have been a nasty scare you got with your hubby so sick and even needing operating. Hope it's all looking better now?

Thanks for the good sumemr wishes, a good summer and holiday to you and your little family! Seems to me you could use it.

Drop in any time you can, dear. We'll be here for ya.
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Old Jul 6 2009, 06:20 PM   #3
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I have missed you, Nina but I understand completely. Family comes first! I hope your hubby is recovering well and that you and your family will be able to enjoy the summer too.
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Glad you are back. Hope Hubby feels better soon.
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Thanks for the visit and explanation. Take your time; everyone can understand and we'll be here, keeping your chair warm until you can find the time and energy to return.

Hope hubby continues to heal rapidly, and you get to relax soon.
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Nina...so sorry to hear that you have been having a difficult time lately...especially with your husband having to go into the hospital for an operation. It is good to hear that he is recovering nicely...and that you are all going to be able to enjoy your summer holiday.

Glad to have you drop by... whenever you have the time to catch us up with whats going on in your life. Have a fantastic summer Holiday!!!
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Nice to see you Nina! I'm sorry to hear about your husband's surgery; I hope he's recovering well.

Enjoy your holiday!
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**getting very misty eyed from all this attention**

Thank you so much for being there!

Yes, thank you, hubby is recovering very slowly. However, I am getting a little like this because he gets so frustrated of not being able to do as he wishes and finding his world reduced, and he gets tired and grumpy really quick - better to get out of the way

By the way, I have surprised myself by defending Annes books as science fiction on a science fiction book reading forum. I did not know that I had so much compiled knowledge just from reading her books and attending this excellent forum.

Missing my friends in here!
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Old Jul 9 2009, 03:04 PM   #11
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So sorry to hear about your husband. My DD was ill in April & it was so stressful. Enjoy your hol. Sounds like you need one!
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