I have a very good friend whom I have known for over 45 years. She was hospitalized yesterday and was in critical condition with pneumonia. As she has only one sort-of-good lung this is bad for her.
I spent time trying to figure out if I could get to when she is - but with it being Spring break - there were few flights available and they were almost $2,000 RT [for a flight that normally costs max $400 RT].
But her family asked that no one come while she is in the hospital as she is being cared for - so some will go after she is home...but the whole day left me wiped out from the idea of the potential loss of a good friend who is more like family than my actual family [except my son]
We all die - that is a given once we are born - but few of us like to face the reality when it's close to home. I teach and write about aging and always talk about dying as a part of the process. I will now have to re-assess my feelings about what I write and what I say on the topic.
So sad..I hope he will be OK soon...I remember, when my father also confined in the hospital here in Arizona...(for 3 weeks). We don't have enough money that time..mother is always praying and cry..WE don't know where to find money...Luckily, my father has a
car insurence..that saves his life.. We are very happy...Now, my father is now recovering ..
Just have faith in Him..i know he can also surpass those illness...