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"She seemed to come suddenly upon happiness as if she had surprised a butterfly in the Winter woods"
(edith wharton)


Tuesday, 14 August 2007

Tuesday and life continues on. .

a long day yesterday.. leaving at 6am and home at around 9pm. many hours spent sitting and waiting. Mum came through the very well. The operation took about 5 hours and she was taken to cardiac intensive care unit, so last night I could only spend 5 mins with her, but at least I saw her after her operation. The Drs. are keeping her sedated for 12 hours and will then take her off the respirator and gradually bring her off sedation. She looked so tiny and frail in the bed. But I am so thankful that she is ok! Thankyou, for each prayer, good thought, candle and anything else that you sent to us... it was all heard and taken by the angels.



So today I am spending playing catchup - catch-up with washing, cleaning and hopefully in the afternoon, gardening. I have my late winter potato tubers to put into the ground. I want to harvest some lavender and start on my new sacred space garden, which I must tell about soon! I feel I have been away from blogging for so long but i look and it is only a few days. I have so much to tell about my garden and what is happening around me, but I haven't been able to sit and concentrate! Once I get all my planned chores and stuff over and done with today, I will sit and come visit my blogging friends. Oh and don't forget the dark of the moon... three days before the new moon and two days after... all of you who are feeling lost and lonely and not quite settled - take this time to snuggle, to rest, to nurture yourself... read Daisy's post on the moon phases.
*~* I hope your day is filled with butterflies, magick, colour & fripperies! ~*~

21 comments:

Lisa'Oceandreamer' S. said...

I've been away from blogging for a few days - I am SO SO SO glad your Mom's surgery went well. I just always felt it would! It's hard to see our parents so vulnerable.
I am also glad you,yourself, are feeling better. Things will calm down in time - doing a little each day will soon feel back in order.
Sending recovery healing thoughts for you dear Mom...before you know it they will have her up and walking.
Take care of yourself!
XOXOXO
love,
Lisa

Bimbimbie said...

Take time for the little steps Robyn and do the things that nurture you. Wonderful news on your mum Rainbow Smiles *!*

amelia said...

Keeping you and mum in thoughts....

Julie Marie said...

Thank you for taking time to post the good news about your mum. I have been peeking here all day.

Julie

Garden girl said...

Ditto with the others, and keep us posted. My dd is ill today with a throat thing and I'm not feeling to good either - its this cold weather!!! keep strong!

Sheila said...

So glad everything went well for your dear MUM.
I'm sure in the next few days she will be feeling so much better.
Take care of you too Robyn, I hope you got some much needed rest last night..?
hugs
xx

A bird in the hand said...

That's good news, Robyn. Glad to hear your mum's surgery went well. And that you're over the virus yourself. Take good care of you. xoxoxo

Autumn said...

I am so glad your mom is doing well. I knew she would be fine. (just call it a feeling). I hope you can relax a bit now. Tell her hello from all your blog sisters

Connie said...

Such wonderful news to hear about your mom. She is going to be up and out of that bed in no time. You take care of yourself so you can keep up with her...

Sending you hugs,
Connie

Rowan said...

I'm so glad to hear that your mum came through the surgery well, I'm sure that once she is over the initial post surgery stage she will pick up very quickly. You need to rest and take care of yourself as well, these fluey viruses can leave you feeling very drained and tired.

Leanne said...

Hi Robyn

I just found the comment you left on my blog...thanks for visiting, and I am returning the compliment now by visiting yours!!

I am chicken-mad, as you will see from my blog, I have 14 now, and could easily have more if space allowed.

small world isnt it? I spent 7 years of my childhood near the Blue Mountains!!


Leanne x

www.somersetseasons.blogspot.com

Leanne said...

Hi again Robyn, thanks for the second comment!

I lived in a little place called Seven Hills, Blacktown. My Dad worked in Parramatta.

Leanne x

Naturegirl said...

Robyn in reviewing your past few posts I see that you have not been having a good time of things! I am pleased to hear that you recovered from the nasty flu and I am most pleased to hear that your precious mother is recovering from her ordeal!! Prayers do help for sure.
Sending you comfort and strength to both you and mom so you continue feeling better!It will be good for you to get out into the garden..harvesting your lavender.mmm.hugs NG

Tracy said...

Robyn, glad to hear your mom's surgery went well & she is now recovering!

Don't overdo things. The work will always be there! Take care of yourself. :)

((hugs))

Gina E. said...

Hi Robyn,
I haven't been here for a few days, so I missed the earlier posts - sorry to hear you caught the dreaded lurgy going around - as if you needed any more stress at this time!
But I'm glad your Mum has come through okay. She'll be fine now.
Hugs,
Gina

AnnieElf said...

Dearest Robyn, I'm so happy to read that you beloved mom came through her surgery successfully. Every thought is a prayer. Annie

MissKoolAid said...

So glad to know that things are going well. Take care of yourself too.

Gemma said...

Hopefully working in your garden a bit helped to relieve some of your stress....glad your Mum came through surgery alright and here's hoping her recovery goes smooth.

kansasrose said...

Oh Robyn I am so glad to hear your mum is doing well after her surgery. Nuture your self too dear...you've been through alot. Your mum will need you strong for her recovery too. Sending you lots of love. xxxooo

Tinker said...

I'm so glad everything went well with your mom's operation, Robyn. Even though I haven't been blogging as much, you and she have been on my mind and in my heart! XOXO

Tinker said...

And I'm glad you're feeling better, too! XO