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I hate it when life throws everything at you all at once

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Twin one has his regular  specialist appointments at the Royal Children hospital, it takes a while to get these appointments. and to get them all lined up on the one day is terrific.

 

DH ripped open his inguinal hernia ( was operated on /repaired 15 years ago) and has to have urgent surgery. Of course it is all on the same day. I will be 400 km away in Melbourne . he will be 100 km for home in hospital.... ds20 is taking a day off work to look after ds14 and staying on the nights I am away. Why cannot life be organised and orderly so I can be available everywhere I need to be.

 

 

Quite frankly I am very worried about DH. His hernia is huge. He has to literally hold his guts in when he walks. His operation is on Monday Aus time. 

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Hugs, Melissa. That's super stressful. Hope your dh's surgery is very straightforward.

we have another even more stressful thing happening at the moment that I cannot talk about yet(legal reason), involving things from earlier this year..... that has been soo stressful that it is unbelievable. 

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Many hugs to you, Melissa.  :grouphug:  :grouphug:  :grouphug: That sounds so stressful! I hope your dh's surgery goes well. 

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I'm so very sorry.  Each one of those things is stressful...having them all piled on top of each other is brutal. 

:grouphug:  :grouphug:

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we have another even more stressful thing happening at the moment that I cannot talk about yet(legal reason), involving things from earlier this year..... that has been soo stressful that it is unbelievable.

I think of you often in the matter from your challenging spring.

 

Your poor dh. I know you can't be everywhere at once. Be where only you can be, and know that your dh will be asleep for most of that surgery day. The following period of recovery is when he will need you most.

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Sending prayers for what is currently going on.  I am sorry you are having so much stress piled on you right now.   I hope everything goes well for your dh. 

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Wow, that's a lot to handle, Melissa.  :grouphug:  :grouphug:  :grouphug: I'm sorry you are dealing with all of that. Will pray for you and your family right now.

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Sending you wishes of strength and serenity to get through this.  May 2018 be a much easier year on you.  

 

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I'm sorry, Melissa.  Yes, life is a bit sadistic at times.  It will all work out.  Best of luck for your husband and for that "other stressful issue" that shall not be named.  :grouphug:

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(((hugs))) from me as well.  Sometimes I think life throws so many curveballs at once that you get dizzy.  Hang in there and remember to take care of yourself as well as everyone else

 

Amber in SJ

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Do you have to take twin 2 to Melbourne as well? That sounds like a nightmare - 2 high needs kids on a 400 km trip.

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Do you have to take twin 2 to Melbourne as well? That sounds like a nightmare - 2 high needs kids on a 400 km trip.

yes. they don't cope being separated for long periods of time. Plus with DH in hospital there is nobody to look after the other one.

 

 400 km each way. We use public transport. They are getting better at it.

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I thought so but I was hoping there was a viable alternative. Hope it goes OK. Public transport is slow but at least your hands are free.

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I'm just catching up on this now.  Wow.  I'll be praying it all goes well - your trip with the twins, the appts, and your dh's surgery (that does sound like a huge hernia!).  I hope all of you can treat yourself to some sort of treat when it's all done.   :grouphug:  I'm glad your other boys can stay together taking care of the homefront.

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Oh that is not cool at all. You guys need to get CUT SOME SLACK! Here's hoping that you can get all the drama finished off in November and have a peaceful Christmas season at least. Praying for you.

Yes, I keep hoping you’ll get a break and some rest. It’s just more and more right now. Praying for you :(

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