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Sad Tragic News

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Many of you followed along last August when our grandson, Jeremy, had a horrific motorcycle accident and we didn't know if he would survive. After many weeks of hospitalization and nearly a month of rehab, he made it thru this and was released. However, he was never the same young man he was before the accident. The trauma to his brain was more than he was able to overcome. He has been depressed ever since the accident and mad at the world. He attempted to commit sucicide at Christmas time and we were thankful that he was saved a second time. The luck ran out today. He was unable to face life any longer and took his own life. We are still in shock and trying to look inward to see if there was anything else any of the family could do. He was living with his mother and giving her fits. His wife and children had gone to live with her mother as he had gotten so out of control at times. One hears of tragic stories where those suffering like he was not only take their own lives, but the lives of those who love them and are trying to support them so we are thankful this didn't happen here.
Now 3 little ones will grow up without their daddy. His boys thought he was the sun, moon and stars. His daughter is just 5 months old.
We had just left the hospital when the call came. Hubby was getting set up for his upcoming heart cath. I have been keeping a close watch on him as he was having more serious pains before we went in. We are not going to be able to go north at this time as it is just too dangerous not knowing what is causing this. I would hate to be somewhere in between and he suffer a heart attack. We are about 1100 miles from the family.
Please keep everyone in your prayers, especially my hubby and Jeremy's family and his mother. She is the one who found him and isn't doing well.
Take the time to tell everyone you love them every day, you just don't know what might happen and you may never get another chance.
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  • ALIKATZ1963
    I don't know why but I haven't been getting your blogs, I need to subscribe again..
    I am so very sorry for your loss and about your husbands health.
    I went through something very similar with my dad. there are not words to convey the sympathy and empathy I feel for you and your family.
    If you ever want to talk/type to me and I will try to be at least a sounding board... you are always so giving of yourself. I wish I could brighten your day the way you have mine so many times, God bless you and your loved ones, may each day be a little brighter and better than the last.
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    3593 days ago
  • UTSKI7
    Oh dear how awful with all of your husbands health issues on top of this tragic loss. I wish you and your family strength. Best well wishes to you husband.
    3594 days ago
  • CHEVY63
    I am so sorry to hear this sad news. Please accept my deepest sympathies. I wish there was a way to make this easier to bear. I will be praying for you and all of your family.

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    3598 days ago
  • GRAMMACATHY
    Your family is in my prayers. Traumatic brain injuries can be so destructive. We do not know what kind of pain he was in. I hope his mother will connect with others who have lost people because of TBIs.
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    3598 days ago
  • MOMMA_BEAR_69
    My deepest condolences in the loss of your grandson. Words cannot express how heartbroken I am for you, my friend. You and your family will remain in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this extremely sad time and beyond. Please know the grace of God will be with you. May His love bring you some comfort.
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    Helen
    3598 days ago
  • LUNADRAGON
    Pat, my heart and prayers are with you and your family right now. I am so sorry to hear you have suffered such a tragic loss. May God give you the comfort you so need right now.
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    Deborah
    3598 days ago
  • WARMSPRINGDAY
    I have no words except, please know that I care, even though I don't know you.
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    3598 days ago
  • MSLZZY
    My prayers are with you! No words can express the sorrow I feel for you. HUGS!
    3599 days ago
  • JUSTJUSTY
    I have no words. Just know I am praying really really hard.
    3599 days ago
  • LONGLEANNLANKY
    I am so sorry for your's and your husband's loss. So tragic. At your Husband's side, is where you need to stay right now. I know firsthand of two men with terrific head injuries, who never returned to their normal state. Life was increasingly frightening for those left behind,to deal with their extremely poor and worse yet, frightening descision making. My heart goes out to all involved. Take care of yourself in some way, each day, so that you are energized to face the world and its worries.
    God Bless, you, your Husband, and your entire family.
    My heart goes out to each of you

    3599 days ago
  • KRISTALYNN7
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your grandson. May you find comfort knowing that he is at peace now and that his "light" will shine down on all those that he left behind. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

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    3599 days ago
  • JILL313
    Words can't express how sad I am to hear this terrible news! I know your all in shock right now and in pain. I will say a prayer for all of you and his family. He is with God in Heaven at Peace. Please take good care of yourself and your DH. It's better you both stay at home right now until DH feels better. May God comfort you all in this loss.

    Hugs,

    Jill
    3600 days ago
  • DOODIE59
    Pat, I am so very sorry to hear this. My heart goes out to your family.

    You are right not to risk travelling there, although I'm sure you're feeling badly about it. Your husband needs you now. Best of wishes that his hospital visit is a success.

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    3600 days ago
  • CAZ5346
    PLEASE ACCEPT MY DEEPEST, HEARTFELT SYMPATHIES FOR YOUR LOSS. YOU ARE ALL IN MY PRAYERS.

    CAROL
    3600 days ago
  • CONTENTCHRIS
    I can certainly tell you that head injuries can change your ways of thinking and even distort our views of life. Prayers for you ,your husband and your family in this sad time. emoticon
    3600 days ago
  • MMACHICK2010
    I am so sorry. You are in my thoughts and prayers. xo

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    3600 days ago
  • MARTY728
    Prayers have been sent. My heart goes out to you and your family.
    3600 days ago
  • BELLAMEMAW
    Words, however kind, can't mend your heartache but those who care and share your loss wish you comfort and peace of mind. You and your family will be in my prayers. Pat
    3600 days ago
  • MOSTMOM1
    So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.
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    3600 days ago
  • NEWHORIZONSR4ME
    I am so sorry for your loss. Such a lot for everyone to bear. Take one day at a time, and cling to each other.
    3600 days ago
  • RHONDA_11
    I am so very sorry for your family's loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
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    3600 days ago
  • TERRI289
    I am so sorry... I will keep you all in my prayers...
    3600 days ago
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    Please accept my deepest condolences on your loss
    You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    May the comfort of God help you during this difficult time.


    3600 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5123585
    Pat-I am tearing up as I read this. What a terrible tragedy for you & your family! My heart aches just knowing that his children won't have their dad around while they are growing up, especially his little girl. My thoughts & prayers are with all of you. Is there anything I can do for you? Please let me know if you just need to talk. emoticon Kim
    3600 days ago
  • LINDAGRAVEL
    I'm sorry for your loss.Prayers and Love to all my friend.
    3600 days ago
  • MISTYRIVER64
    My heart goes out to you and your family. It is such a difficult situation to have to live through and my prayers and thoughts during the coming days will be especially for Jeremy, his family and for you and your husband too. How sad for all of you to have lost such a special member of your family. Be strong
    3600 days ago
  • FROSTY99
    I am overwhelmed by all your support. You do not know how much this means to me at this time. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart. Words just escape me but know that I am forever grateful.

    Pat
    3600 days ago
  • no profile photo CD8911862
    Sending gentle hugs and hovering at God's feet ....asking for mercy, grace, and the peace that only Almighty God can provide. When words fail and emotions make it hard to breathe...we believe.

    Lots of love,
    3600 days ago
  • LVZ617
    When my 18 year old niece committed suicide, I called my sister and said "I don't know what else to say, except that I love you." May the love of friends surround you, and the love of God give you peace.
    3600 days ago
  • TXGRANDMA
    I extend to you and your family my Deepest Sympathies.......

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    3600 days ago
  • CAROLJ35
    My heart aches for you and all of Jeremy's family. Words cannot express one's sorrow.

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    3600 days ago
  • VAMANOS
    Oh, my dear, I am so sorry! All sorts of platitudes are running through my head, but none are helpful, so I'll just send emoticon
    3600 days ago
  • SHERLYN-WILL
    OH my .. I am so very sorry! This just affects so many people! I feel for all of you.. his poor wife and children.. and mom!

    I will pray for all of yoU!!
    3600 days ago
  • HORSEHABIT
    My sincerest condolences to you and your family.
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    3600 days ago
  • PHOENIXK26
    I am so sorry to hear this. You are right that this is not uncommon but it makes it no less shocking or painful. Please take care of yourself and DH as those little ones will appreciate all the family they can get. Prayers and love to you all.

    Karyn
    3600 days ago
  • AEBROWNSON
    I'm so sorry for your loss. There are no words. emoticon
    3600 days ago
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