Monday, November 10, 2008

Get Well Gift for Debi

Late last week I did a post about one of my brides who has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Debi is very dear to me and so I wanted to do something special for her. Although if I could go and help her I would. Debi fell in love with one of the arrangements I made from the hyacinths I was going to use in her bouquet. If you recall, she asked for hyacinths in her original bouquet order only to tell me she made a huge mistake and it was supposed to be hydrangeas! So.... I told her not to worry, I would use them for other things and make hydrangeas per her request without charging her. With all the things she went through to make it to her wedding day to marry Ed, I felt it was the one thing I could do to put a bright spot in her wedding planning process.

She told me that I HAD to put the hyacinth in there because every flower had special meaning to her and now the hyacinth was representative of our new friendship. So to brighten Debi's day, I'm sending this out to her this week. It's close to the one I made that sold on Etsy shortly after I posted it, but the vase is different. It can't take away her pain, but I hope it will brighten her day and bring a smile to her face and possibly forget the pain that exists for a moment.

Lots of love and get well wishes to you Debi!


Anonymous said...

That was very kind and thoughtful of you. I'm sure she appreciated it. ;-)

Debi said...


I wanted to thank you so very much for this kind and thoughtful gift. I am now going through "rehab" of sorts to help strengthen and give me some sort of defense against the pain. My doctor is teaching me ways to help my body's "core" to alleviate the pain.

I went to my first class last night. Ed went with me and participated in the exercises even though he didn't have to. When we were all finished, he had this look of admiration on his face. I asked why and he said "you never once said "I can't do this" you tried to do every single thing they asked you I'm proud of you" I didn't think I was doing anything spectacular, but having him with me and knowing that so many people are "cheering me on" in a sense to get better... it gives me strength.

Your gift sits cheerily on my nightstand where I can see it when I'm feeling blue and get that little burst of encouragement knowing that you're thinking of me.

I would love to thank you from the bottom of my heart but for you my dear, my heart has no bottom.

May you and your family have blessed days for a lifetime.

Much much love always.... Debi