Saturday, January 15, 2022

Time Off

 I know some of you wonder about me when I step away from the blog for a bit so just thought I would let you know that my 17 year old granddaughter was found dead in her bed this morning. Cause of death is unknown at this point so we are awaiting an autopsy that will hopefully give us an explanation as to what happened to our beloved granddaughter. I am heartbroken, shocked, devastated and numb at this point. I cannot sew. I must grieve for awhile. 

Cathy

79 comments:

Cathy said...

OMG, so sorry to hear this tragic news. Hugs and love to you and your family.

Mary-Kay said...

You are in my thoughts and prayers!

Phyllis in Iowa said...

My heart and thoughts go out to you and your family.

Karen said...

Oh, Cathy, love to all.

joyschoice1 said...

So sorry for your loss

Marianne said...

What a terrible shock. I am so sorry for this heartache and loss for you all.

Pamela Arbour said...

Oh my! My heart breaks for all of you. Keeping you in my prayers. Only God can give you all the comfort that you will need for the coming days. Thanks for sharing. Sometimes we just don't know the burdens people carry.

Katy Sweigart said...

I am so very sorry. I’m praying for you and your family right now.

Unknown said...

Prayers for you and your family during this heartbreaking time. I'm so sorry for your loss.

Julie in GA said...

Oh no, Cathy, how terrible for you and your family. I am so very sorry for you loss.

stitchinpenny said...

Sorry for your loss but more concerned for all who are left behind. My brother died the day before his 16th birthday. We did a lot wrong in recovery. First and foremost love one another and don't blame. Therapists are a great option. Someone with nothing to gain or lose but has ability to allow you to talk about the pain and loss you will feel. No matter how she died no one can bring her back and you need to honor the good memories. Share lots of love and try to only share the hurt and anger with a professional outside the circle of family and friends. You owe no one any answers. You owe yourself time to heal and to breathe. I wish you only the best in healing.

Connie W. said...

What a sad and shocking discovery. You and your family are in my prayers.
Connie

Libby in TN said...

Praying for you and your family.

djquilting said...

I am so sorry to hear this. My heart is aching for you and your family. Prayers and hugs sent. Doris

Emily said...

I am so, so sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this terrible time.

Quiltdivajulie said...

There are no words, Cathy - I am so very sorry. Take care of yourself as you grieve. Sending hugs and prayers.

JCH said...

So sorry. :(

Quilter said...

How horrible - so very sorry for You and all of the Family
will pray for answers and comfort for everyone... May God
Bless you all.. MaryLou

Angie said...

Cathy - I'm so sorry. Sending uplifting hugs to you and your family.

Julierose said...

Oh that is terrible Cathy!! Sending prayers for you and your family...what a shock!! Take care now hugs, Julierose

Sarah in NFCT said...

Blessings on you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and positive thoughts your way.

Shasta Matova said...

Oh wow, Cathy. How awful! I am so sorry for your sudden loss of a beloved family member. I am sending prayers and positive thoughts for you and your entire family.

Susie Q said...

Hugs for you and family. This is sad - hard - news. Take the time to grieve. We will be here when you come back.

Kim said...

Please take the time to grieve. Take care of yourself while caring for your family. I’ll be praying for you and your family.

Diane Barfield said...

So sorry, I cannot even imagine. Please take all the time you need to process and grieve.

Barbara Anne said...

Deepest sympathy to you and all who loved your dear granddaughter.

Hugs!

MissPat said...

Sadly, I know how painful and traumatic a sudden death can be. I'm still working my way through all the emotions, but I'm aiming healing prayers your way.
Pat

Exuberantcolor/Wanda S Hanson said...

What a terrible shock! Grieving is a complicated thing, be kind to yourself all through it.

The Joyful Quilter said...

Oh, Cathy! What a nightmare for your family!! My heart goes out to you.

Quilting Babcia said...

May you find a measure of comfort knowing that your many friends are holding you up in prayer today. Sending love and heartfelt prayers your way.

Bonnie Irby said...

I'm so sorry. I will be praying for you and your family. I hope that you get the answers for closure soon. The same thing happened to my son on October 10th and we still are waiting for the autopsy report.
I know that your heartbroken. Take care.

Quilter Kathy said...

Oh my goodness Cathy that is horrifying. I'm so sorry and send love and prayers to you and your family.

Brenda said...

This is unimaginable. I have no words but know I care and will be thinking of you. Sending love.
Brenda

Nikki said...

I am so sorry to hear your tragic news. Kind thoughts for you on your grief journey.

Vicki in MN said...

How awful, so sorry for the loss of your Granddaughter. Hugs to you and take care.

Sandy H said...

I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you and your
family are in my thoughts and prayers.

LIttle Penguin Quilts said...

Oh, Cathy, I'm so sorry to hear this. Your stitching village is sending lots of love. I'll be thinking of you and your family.

Pat said...

so sorry for your tragic loss. hugs to you and your family.

Elle said...

I am so very sorry Cathy. I cannot remotely imagine the grief you and your family are living with today at the sudden death of your granddaughter.

Take good care and sending you big hugs.

Nancy said...

Oh, Cathy, this is some of the saddest news ever. I'm so very sorry. I'm praying for blessings of comfort for you and everyone who knew and loved your granddaughter.

Anonymous said...

Cathy, my heart goes out to you and your family. There is nothing more devastating than the loss of a child. The only words I can offer is that God gathers in the good. I am so very, very sorry. Please take ample time to grieve your tremendous loss.
Sharon M

Linda said...

Prayers for your family. I am so very sorry.

sandi s said...

I am so very sorry! My prayers for you and your whole family. Hugs,

Anonymous said...

So Sorry for you Cathy! Such a shock! Words cannot express how I feel. My prayers are with you.

O'Quilts said...

This is terribly sad news. Life is so hard. Sending you love xoxo

nestki said...

Sending you love and hugs. May her memory be for a blessing. I am so sorry.

Nann said...

Oh, Cathy -- I am so sorry for you and all of the family. Love to you all.

quiltmore2014 said...

My prayers are with all of you. So very sorry.

Carolyn said...

I can't imagine what you are going through. My prayers are with you and all who loved her. Please be gentle with yourself, we are all here for you if you need a safe space to talk. Hugs...

maggie fellow said...

what a devastating loss - May God be with you every step of the way- sending prayers and love

Anonymous said...

So sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for your family.

grammajudyb said...

Oh my! I am so sorry! I cannot imagine! Sending hugs and healing thoughts! To you and your entire family!

mangozz said...

I am so sorry to hear this Cathy. I can't even imagine what you are going through. Please take care.

Cherie Moore said...

I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. I can’t begin to imagine all that you are feeling but know you are not alone.

Laura said...

There are no words. I am so sorry! May the Lord hold you up and encourage you and your family through this most difficult of times!

gayle said...

Oh, I am so so sorry for your loss. All I can do is send virtual love and hugs.

Carol E. said...

Cathy, I am so sorry at your tremendous loss. Sending hugs.

QuiltGranma said...

Sending love and hugs to you, at this very difficult time you are having. Prayers for you and your family as you come to understanding what happened.

Alycia~Quiltygirl said...

Sending Love Hugs and Strength to you through this time. And Lot of Love - so very sorry

Louise said...

My deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved granddaughter. Such a terrible loss.

Jeanne said...

Cathy, I'm so very sorry for this unimaginable loss. My deepest condolences.

Lynn Dykstra said...

My deepest sympathies.

Anonymous said...

My deepest sympathies to you and your family on the loss of your granddaughter.
Valerie

Juliana said...

This is just terrible!! I'm so very sorry. It's heartbreaking.

Beth H said...

Oh, Cathy! What a shock! I am so sorry your family has suffered this loss. I cannot imagine the pain you are all enduring. My heart, tears and prayers are with you today.
From Sunshine...

Astrid Reflux said...

We know how much you loved her and were proud of her, and I cannot fathom your grief and pain right now. Sending you and your family love and strength.

Vivian Zug said...

I am so sorry for your sudden and unexpected loss. Blessings to all of the family. May you find comfort and peace with each other and in knowing that others care and share your sorrow.
Vivian in TX

Lorna said...

I am so sorry,nyou and your family are in my prayers. Lorna in NC

---"Love" said...

I too am so sorry to hear your sad news. Death is always hard, but such a sudden and unexplained loss must be really hard to accept. I pray the Lord will hold your hand throughout the next several weeks and months, and give you peace somehow eadh day. ---"Love"

Sandy Panagos said...

I cannot even imagine. May God give you grace.

Jollygirl said...

I am so, so sorry for your loss! I will be praying for you and your family.

Rachel said...

I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts.

Stephanie said...

I’m so, so sorry for your loss....

BrendaLou said...

So very sorry to hear of your granddaughter's passing. I lost a baby boy and then an adult daughter. So hard to wrap your head around the "how, why." You will be in my prayers for comfort and healing of your broken heart. If you need to talk, I'm here. BrendaLou

Ann said...

My prayers are with you and your family during this tragic time.

Elaine/Muddling Through said...

I am so sorry. Praying for you and your family.

Sue said...

Prayers for your family.

Frog Quilter said...

My heart is broken to hear this. Sending lots of hugs. I know full well the devastation.

Ivani said...

I am so sorry to know this. Sending prayears for you and your family.
May the Lord comfort the hearts of all of you, giving strength to all in these moments of grief and heartbreaking. Hugs