Saturday, September 01, 2007

Today

a year ago was the beginning of the worst day of our life...an end to the worst week of our lives.

I am still in shock that it has been a year since Rani passed away, it doesn't feel that long, maybe because today the pain feels the same as it did when she left us forever.

I still have so much anger over the whole situation and still believe that the system for liver donation (well organ donation) needs to be looked into...for the only time that Rani was able to get a liver nationwide was when she was in ICU and the catch to that situation she was way to sick to get one. In my opinion if you are too sick to go home (especially like Rani who spent 5 months in Hospital waiting for a liver) you should be nation wide. Perhaps then I would be typing something happy, like it has been a year since Rani got her new liver and is doing fantastic...how I wish.


Thank you everyone for your emails, SMS's, coments here and cards they truly are appreciated.

It is today (well most days) that we try and remember the good times that we had with Rani. We want to thank friends and family for their support through this all and also the staff at The Royal Childrens Hospital especially the Nurses on 5W who became like our family and will always have a special place in our hearts, as will Rani's dedicated team from the Gastro Dept.


Edited: Sadly our friend Mark lost his 13 month battle with cancer this morning. Our thoughts are with his family. He will be missed.

13 comments:

Tania said...

thinking of you and your family Mel * Hugz* :)

connie said...

Mel and John you are in my thoughts today.....
Sorry to hear about your friend Mark...
take care

Connie...xxxx

Chrissy said...

Lots of mixed emotions in our household atm, thinking of you today love...

God bless your precious baby girl, she touches so many hearts.
Love Chrissy x

Chris Millar said...

Hi Mel, I hope you don't mind that I put a pink candle on my blog again today for Rani. Sending lots of love and thoughts your way today and always. So sorry to hear about your friend Mark too.
Hugs.
Chris and family.

Joyce said...

Thoughts are with you today Mel and family, sorry also to hear of the passing of your friend

nbeltane said...

to mel, john and family. your princess was only on this earth for a short while but she will live on in many hearts forever. thinking of you all today. Sorry to hear about your friend. Connie i too was thinking about the candle for today.

melanie harris said...

Mel and John, I was thinking of you yesterday and even had a cry for you and beautiful Rani.

Im sorry to hear about your friend.

Lynda said...

I feel very sad for you and your family.Life sure can be rough.Take care of each other.

welcome to my world said...

just read your blog and had a little cry :(
stay strong.

Anonymous said...

stay strong,take care of eachother and pray.

take care all of you....
m

Robyn said...

Sorry I am late in calling in with my best wishes for you and the family but I was thinkng of your beautiful Rani,

DenimAngel said...

Thinking of your all Mel. Sorry to hear about your friend too.

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