Monday, February 22, 2010

His birthday

David turned 38 yesterday.
And his body gave up on him again...
Despite his eyes loosing control and focus, despite his fleeing memory, despite the week that we are probably going to spend in the hospital, the after effects, the aggressive treatment that we might start, despite the tears we shed, I put red on my lips, called a cab and we joined his surprise birthday party planned for weeks.
And that was just the best time for him, for us, to be surrounded by the love of our friends and family.




34 comments:

Elisabeth said...

Elisabelle, this is so sad and you are brave to celebrate.

I know little about your story as I've only come to your blog recently but it seems clear that things are difficult for you and for Michael.

I send you my very best wishes.

jane said...

warm wishes for you and david. you are in my thoughts.the last image is priceless:)

Dalva said...

the first picture is stunning. The look in you eyes is so deep and strong!
wish you the best, I don´t know your story, but it seems difficult. But you are so courageuse!
big kiss

trinsch said...

i'm so sorry, but also full of admiration. i wish you all the best in the coming days. xoxo trine

Bichos da Matos said...

Red is a strong color and it looks good on you, I know you are strong enough to overcome all this, I'm on your side!

AMUSE-BOUCHE FOR TWO said...

Each photo felt like a pulse. Each photo felt so exact. In my thoughts...

Stéphanie said...

I think of you ...

Marion said...

Je pense très fort à toi, t'envoie de douces bises et j'espère que tout va aller pour le mieux pour vous deux.

Marion said...

Les images sont magnifiques et pleine d'émotion.
Je vous souhaite plein de courage.

Marie* said...

I love YOU(s)...
*

l i s e said...

courage

janis said...

Like Trinsch said, I have admiration for you - you both have such strength ...

Will be think of you and wishing you all the best ... xo.

Cabrizette said...

...Je vous souhaite encore beaucoup de bonheur et de courage.

Heather Taylor said...

Oh Elisabelle, my heart breaks to read this. Stay strong.

Ida Nielsen said...

Sending you all many, many warm thoughts!!

Lollipop said...

Des douces douces pensées pour toi &david, de la force et de l'amour pour profiter l'un de l'autre malgré tout (ce que je ne connais pas sur vous) et enfin je t'embrasse sur les deux joues.
leonôr

Shokoofeh said...

(I wanted to send you an e-mail but I can't find your address.)

Dear Isabelle. I think you're beautiful, you're beautiful with that red lipstick. You're beautiful for your eyes. and beautiful for being a brave woman.
I know I can't even feel one moment of your pain. but please smile. please.

You and your family are in our thoughts. Everyday.
xo

kenza said...

Everyone says you are strong enough for this. Yes I am sure. But allow yourself some space to breath, to take in, to let go. The shower, even if 5 minutes a day, is one of the best place for this. Take good care! My prayers are with you all. And happy birthday Michael! Lovely flowers...

kenza said...

Sorry I meant David... so sorry.

Maria said...

I'm so sorry to hear this. I think of you and your family. Stay strong together with David! You look beautiful!

Theresa said...

I will keep your David in my prayers.

isabelle said...

Précieux moments ...

jokemijn said...

the last picture is beautiful. I wish you all the best. Don't lose heart.

Ann Marie said...

oh heart. this is such a beautiful post. happy birthday to such a wonderful guy. i'm so happy you both had such a wonderful evening surrounded by lots of love. you're in my heart and prayers.

Kerri said...

I send you as much faith and hope as I can in this moment. I'm so glad you were able to celebrate David's birthday together.

between7and9 said...

I wish I had a way to make it better. For now, I'm sending you all my hugs across the miles.

Xtof said...

Ainsi, David fait partie du banc de Poissons !
Joie !
Et peine de lire tes mots si terriblement bien choisis.
Kisses

Ulrika said...

I think of you and wish you all the best.
Hugs from Ulrika

liza said...

You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers, Elisabelle.

Francesca said...

Elisabelle, I'm so sorry to read this (I was away and am just catching up with blog reading). I'll be thinking of you. Many warm thoughts.

\@-@/ said...

youre in my thoughts and wishes for good, whatever it is you are bringing upon your shoulders.

Christine said...

de douces pensées.

marie said...

quelques beaux messages d'encouragement bien mérités...
je t'aime très fort aussi.
M

PROVINS said...

Oh I didnt know that you were struggeling In that way!
I wish you both the very best in health and happines... Good that you have such lovely friends around you..