August 2016 sucks.
My dad was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer earlier in the month, and last week, he passed away.
The first week and a half of August was spent at the hospital, where the doctor was trying to figure out what my dad had. My dad was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. My two sisters came to visit for a week each. Last Wednesday, he passed away. I’m not gonna go into the details. (I am incapable of keeping it together if I do.) It’s a sad time for my family, but I just wanted to let you all know why I haven’t been updating my blog or twitter regularly.
My family is trying to figure out life without my dad, and honestly, it’s hard. I’m so stressed and worried about our future. Hopefully, it’ll get easier soon.
|SITTING ON MY BOOKSHELF|
- The Trickster’s Tale (The Unbelievable FIB #1) by Adam Shaughnessy
- Over the Underworld (The Unbelievable FIB #2) by Adam Shaughnessy
- Brightwood by Tania Unsworth
- Secret Coders by Gene Luen Yang
- Secret Coders: Path & Portals by Gene Luen Yang
- Human Body Theater by Maris Wicks
- Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn
- Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History by Sam Maggs
- Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke
- Tetris: The Games People Play by Box Brown
- Demon Volume 1 by Jason Shiga
- Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer
Thank you for the books, Algonquin, Macmillan, DAW Books, Quirk Books, First Second, and Penguin.
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- Not What We Need (It Looks Like This by Rafi Mittlefehldt)
- As White As Snow (Snow White: A Graphic Novel by Matt Phelan)
- August 2016 Graphic Novel Releases I’m Excited About!
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|NOTE TO SELF FOR NEXT MONTH|
Read, read, read. Write, write, write. Comics, comics, comics.
alexandra @ twirlingpages says
i’m so so so sorry for your loss and sincerely hope things get better for you, cee. i don’t know what else to say :(((
Kyra Morris says
I’m so incredibly sorry to hear that, I’m sending you the biggest of hugs <3 I've lost someone close to me before and it's absolutely awful <3 But I just want to say that even though it feels like the pain will never end, one day you will feel better, maybe not soon and that's okay, but one day you will. <3
I am so sorry to hear this. I am thinking of you and your family as you figure out this new life without him. I know the feeling of losing a parent. *hugs* Just remember they are always with you. Keep the memories in your heart.
My deepest condolences for your loss.
Karen Blue says
OMG! I am so sorry. I read your intro and skipped right over to leave you some love. Don’t worry about your blog, we will all be here when you get back. Take some time for yourself, or do whatever you need to do. I am so sorry. You’ll be in my thoughts, if that helps any. Take care of yourself.
Michelle @ Pink Polka Dot Books says
Holy shit that’s so sudden and awful. I’m terribly sorry for your loss sweetie. Take care of yourself and blog when you want to, not because you feel you have to. Everyone will still be here when you’re feeling up to it :) *hugs*
I’m so so sorry Cee<3
Kay @ It's a Book Life says
I am so very sorry to hear about your Dad. That is horrible.
I’m so sorry, Cee for your loss! I’m giving you and your family all the love and the biggest hugs. I’m thinking about you and your family.
Oh my goodness! I’m so sorry to hear about your dad. That must have been such a whirlwind. I hope you will have your family surrounding you – and friends too!
I hope you have a much less stressful September.
Cristina @ Girl in the Pages says
I’m so sorry, Cee :( I’m sending good thoughts to you and your family, and I do hope that September is a calmer and happier month for you.
Genesis @ Latte Nights Reviews says
I just… I literally gasped out loud and I got tears in my eyes :( You’ll be in my thoughts and prayers <3
I am so very sorry for your loss. I’ll be keeping you and your family in my thoughts.
Becky @ A Fool's Ingenuity says
I’m so sorry for your loss. I know you’ll be bored of hearing that and it won’t exactly be a comfort but I will say it anyway. I hope you and your family are okay, it’ll take time but you’ll all get through this. You take all the time you need and your blog will be hear when you need it.
Aubrey @ Aubrey's Book Nook says
Oh my goodness. I am so so sorry. Take as much time as you would like, but also if you need a distraction, or just a place to talk about books and craziness know that we are all here for you! SO many pretty books to read :). I haven’t ever really got into comics. Any suggestions of where to start?
Jessi @ Novel Heartbeat says
Oh my god, Cee. I have no words. I can’t even BEGIN to imagine what you’re going through (actually, I teared up just thinking about it). If you need ANYTHING, anything at all, my personal email is email@example.com =/
Alexa S. says
I am so, so, so sorry to hear about your father, Cee. I’ve lost a few family members to cancer as well, and it’s never an easy thing to experience. Will be thinking of you and your family, and am always around if you need anything <3