Sunday, September 20, 2009

my friend has gone

One of my best friends died today. I don't think I've fully realized it yet (she lives in Europe, I don't so it was reading an internet message which I think takes more time than being there?), but there's something she asked of her friends over on the other journal site where I have a personal journal and she, well, did.

She didn't want anyone to be sad at her passing or make donations, instead she wanted people to: take a day and wear something that made them happy (she'd worked in fashion), something that had good memories for them; to spend the day with someone they loved-and be sure to tell people that you do love them; and she wanted people to make sure you realise the good things you do have; and take an hour (at least) and do something that makes you happy.

I know in my previous post I shouldn't have been as vague as 'my friend's really sick' or whatever I said when I knew she was dying but I couldn't bring myself to even write it--still I would like to thank everyone who commented on that post.

There really are no words for what an amazing person, mother and friend she is,--or was, I suppose.


Reviews and posts may or may not get back to normal soon, I really don't kow.

4 comments:

  1. I'm so sorry to hear that. But I love this: 'instead she wanted people to: take a day and wear something that made them happy.' What a great last wish.

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  2. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Grief is different for everyone, so give yourself permission to do (or not do) what you need.

    I'll be thinking of you.

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  3. I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. I know how it feel to lose a friend.


    Peace
    Michelle

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