Letters to Tuvia #4

Dear T,

Right now my FB page is lighting up like never before.

A Life Well Lived, Tuvia Rosenberg.  

Correct, but you are not quite gone.  The machines and tubes continue to keep you “alive” by someone else’s definition, but for me you left last Friday as we talked together for the last time.

Today, Ami and Ron and I sat with a neurologist who shared his analysis of you CAT scan.  Deep coma, brain damage.  He wasn’t really describing you.

Add to that- a machine is breathing for you and  another is pumping your heart.

You are not here with us.

A Life Well Lived, Tuvia Rosenberg.

Tomorrow morning when the head of CC Unit finally sits with us the machines will be turned off and I will feel comfortable to sit next to your bed and  kiss you  goodbye, even if I won’t really feel it yet because I am still frozen in time, going through the motions.  But one day soon I will defrost and then my life as I know it will change.

But right now my love, people are sending me lovely messages about us even before it’s official. You would love them.

T, I miss you.  I will always miss you,

Bonnie S.

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17 thoughts

  1. Dear Bonnie,
    I wish I knew what words to say. My heart is saddened to read this post. Your love for Tuvia shines through. Love and peace are being sent your way.

    Julie

  2. Your gift with words brings me to your side at this sad moment. Thankfully you have a wonderful support system of friends and family to stand by you. You also have a lot of virtual friends too. Peace be with you.

  3. It’s a love that does not waver no matter how apart. How you share and speak with Tuvia even here at this hard time makes me feel that having loved and being loved is the best of all things, Bonnie. Hugs to you in these moments as you say goodbye.

  4. Sending a virtual hug, Bonnie. May you gather the strength you need in the days ahead, and may flights of angels sing Tuvia to his rest and surround you with love.

  5. These love letters are some of your most beautiful writing ever! You’re love for Tuvia shines! Hugs again, my digital friend.

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