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  • October 2009     October 29th 2009 – I needed to be on the website today.  Most days it is hard to read the messages that friends and family leave, but today, I needed to know that Jacquie is remembered.  I miss her, and I don’t know what to do.  I just want to be home, here with […]

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  • September 2009     September 30th 2009 – I want, no need, to say I am sorry to those of you who have left voice mails, text messages, cards, notes, and e-mails recently.  I have not been able to return messages lately.  I am having such a hard time dealing with all the things going on in […]

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  • August 2009     August 26th 2009 – 354 days. Forever. The day you were born, a star dropped from the sky and lit a flame inside my heart. As I watched you grow, that light inside my heart burned brighter and brighter.  It was fueled by my pride in your accomplishments, the joy in watching you live […]

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  • July 2009     July 31st 2009 – One week ago today, we were celebrating your life through memories at your Tinker-Ball.  One year ago today, we were celebrating your newest “birthday”.  One year ago today, you recieved your second transplant, your second chance at life, your second chance to fulfill your hopes and dreams.  We all were […]

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  • June 2009     June 28th 2009 – It has been 295 days since Jacquie left us, 295 days of living without part of our hearts. 295 of questioning “why”, and “why Jacquie?”.  295 of pain and sorrow that leaves us feeling as though the world will never be right again.  A year ago, Jacquie was home, with […]

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  • May 2009     May 27th 2009 – “A daughter needs a mom to teach her to be thankful for the gift of wonderful friends”.  My Jacquie, as the days pass, I realize more and more how much you gave all of us.  You gave us joy, laughter, tears, wisdom, memories, beautiful smiles,adventures, hopes, dreams, enthusiasm for life, […]

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  • April 2009       April 30th 2009 – I know it has been 6 days since I last wrote. It has been 236 days without Jacquie.  The last week has been difficult. So much going on, and all I kept thinking to myself was “why can’t I just go to bed and not have to deal with […]

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  • March 2009 March 28th 2009 – Day 203. 29 weeks. For us.  For Jack’s and Gary’s family and friends, they are just beginning their journey, not even a week for them. Please say a prayer for them.  They, like Jacquie, were taken from us too soon, because of cancer.  And now their families and friends will start […]

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  • February 2009     February 28th 2009 – 27 weeks today, and still I wonder “why”.  I still wonder why this had to happen and why it had to happen to Jacquie.  I wonder why I keep waiting for the phone to ring, with Jacquie calling me to talk.  I wonder why I need to spend so much time […]

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  • January 2009     January 27th 2009 – I won’t give you the numbers, but they are still always present in my head.  I am so afraid.  I read what you all write, and I don’t know how to live up to all the expectaions that you say Jacquie has for me.  I KNOW what she would […]

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