6 January 2010

Throw us a bone Lord!

We just got some bad news.

A friend of Mr. JB's just passed away from cancer. She was 39 with two little kids. Needless to say, Mr. JB is quite shaken up.

Please pray for her family, especially her husband and children.

Also we just found out that my father-in-law's girlfriend has a huge blood clot in her brain, she hasn't had a stroke. Apparently, the initial diagnosis was completely wrong. The reason why her condition has been deteriorating so quickly is that her brain isn't getting enough blood. She's moving into assisted living on Saturday, and it doesn't seem like it's not a moment too soon.

It's been a little bit of a stressful week at casa JellyBelly.

We'll do the draw tomorrow or Friday.


p.s. In happier news, All You Who Hope picked up her baby today. Go over there and wish her congratulations!


  1. I am so very sorry for Mr. JB's loss. I will keep his friend's family in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. aw I'm sorry, you guys are really having a rough patch. I'll keep ya'll in my prayers.

  3. oh dear, I will keep them in prayer!

    We had a very crazy few days, but this evening was GREAT!

  4. Sorry about the stressful week and the sad news. I'll keep his friend's family in my prayers.

  5. I'm so sorry about your friend :( That is absolutely terrible - I will pray for them and you guys tonight xxx

  6. When it rains, it pours. So sorry. Prayers

  7. I am so sorry to hear this news! We will be praying for you all. I can't imagine having to suffer with those illnesses. We're praying for your friends.


  8. oh no! i'm so sorry you and your family are going through all this... you are all in my prayers.

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  10. My heart breaks for your friends kids.

    You have had a rough week. Hope it stops for you.

  11. I am so sorry to hear this. Will remember them in my prayers.

  12. Saying prayers for your people. How are you guys holding up?

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