Wednesday, October 1, 2008

A Better Day

The past few days have been a whirlwind. With the passing of my dear friend Eileen. I had just spoke to her on Tuesday. I was telling her about my daughter Maggie (4) getting hurt. I told her I sure missed her living next door. Eileen had been my next door neighbor for about 8 years. Whenever my son would get hurt I would panic at the sight of blood. I would grab the phone and and speed dial her. She would actually come running. First aid box in hand and her heart on her sleeve. Friends like this come once in a lifetime. I was lucky to have had her for the time I did.

Some of you may be wondering what happened to her. She had a terrible headache and went to the emergency room. It must have been a really bad one. She never went to the doctor. She was always saying she couldn't afford it. The hospital wanted to do a cat scan but she refused. "She couldn't afford it" So she went home and went to bed. Later on she went to a spaghetti dinner and passed out. That is when we got the news. A brain aneurysm They life lined her to Indianapolis and did surgery. After surgery they said she would never wake up again. They took her off life support at 3:00 pm on Sunday. She fought until 11:20 on Monday and passed away.
It kinda makes me feel like if she had insurance they would have gave her a little more time. It might have not made a difference but that is how I feel


DaisysDesigns said...

(BIG HUGS) to you my friend, my thoughts and prayers are with you, please feel free to chat any time, I'm here for you, unfortunately, I've lost too many people in my lifetime that I understand all too well how hard it is to lose such a good person so young. (HUGS)

TheOldePrimHouse said...

Thanks Daisy

theprimitivebucket said...

Britt I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember you talking about her many times. Sorry I haven't been here for you more. Hugs to you and your family.
Love ya,

Gollywobbles said...

Britt, I am so sorry about your friend. It's not fair somehow, when you lose a good friend or a family member that has so much more life to live. Makes me feel so very humble.

Take care!