I am at a loss for words at the moment, trying to think how I could break the news about the death of fellow hubber challks from a tragic car accident that happened last night. His wife, momster, (my sister) is in ICU at the moment from. I wanted to pass the word along to my fellow hubbers here.
For those that believe in the power of prayer, please put my family, mljdgulley354, bmxchick, phankinson, and momster on your prayer list. Many hubbers here have become like family to myself and my family. I will try to post more information as we deal with this difficult time. Challks liked to read hubs from hubbers, while his wife was becoming a rising star, as time allowed. They have three children that are staying with the family. I know in times like these, many hubbers may want to send a card of sympathy, if so, please email me.
Thank you for your kindness, concerns, and support!
I may not know any of you, but I just wanted to say that I'm sorry for the loss and that every last one of you are in my prayers. This is a horrible tragedy that shouldn't have happened, but did. You've got my prayers (again) and support!
Words, the life blood of writers, are just not enough at times like this. Sorry sounds so weak however we really are and stand with you in any way possible. Please keep us updated as you are able. Bless you all.
I was thinking the same-- words, perhaps the best tools some of us have, are totally inadequate. Tragedy can be very swift and numbing, changing lives of those left behind so quickly. Thoughts and prayers are with you and yours, tipoague. We may have never met, but to those of us who have been here for a while, you seem like a familiar neighbor. God bless you with courage and comfort.
OH God Gabby, wow. I know how painful a time this must be. I was adopted into your family by your you, your mom and sister. I am grieving with you. I am so sorry.
tlpoague, I am so sorry for your and your familys' loss. Each name is on my prayer list. Praying especially for your sister, momster for a full recovery from her injuries. May Gods mercy and love be upon you all.
So sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you and your family.
tlpoague- I am so sorry to hear this... your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. It makes me terribly sad for the kids. I hope you are holding up okay.. I know there isn't much I can do, but please if there is anything, let me know. Sincerely, Jamie
Dearest Tlpoague: I am so sorry to hear of your loss and yes, I do believe in the power of prayer and I'm sending my prayers to your sister and your family. This is a very difficult time for you right now and I'm so sorry you have to endure this pain. When I lost my sissy it was the most horrible thing I ever experienced. I know she is around me and protecting me as I talk with her daily. When she is around my dogs will sit in front of one of my lamps and bark for no reason other than to tell me she is in the room with me. Your sissy will pull through her injuries both physical and emotional however it will take time.
May you and your family have courage and strength to cope up with the hard times. Remain strong and everything shall be alright. I will play for healing and God's power upon your family. Sorry for the loss.
My prayers go out to you and your family. You all will remain in my prayers for healing and strength and courage. God be with you all.
So sorry for your loss..Your sister , you and your family are in my prayers...
This very sad and distressing news. We will keep you in our prayers and if there's any way we can help, kindly let us now...perhaps an internet get well card for momster?
And be sure to remember to take care of yourself, tlpoague. These things always affect the entire family, so see to your own needs, please.
Although I do not know you and your family.....this is not important, at such a time of tragedy and grief. Surely, we can and will come together to express our deepest sympathies and offer comfort, in any way possible. My heart is with you, since we all can feel the pain and struggle of loss, and the serious concern you must all have now, for your dear sister, in ICU.
When these tragedies occur, it is so very important to reach out and you have kindly given us the opportunity to be supportive to you and your family, no matter how small our contributions may be.
Please be assured that you are all in our thoughts and prayers, that your sister is soon given a status of "stable and improving," each day.
Wishing you faith, hope and strength in the love.of one another....... hugs of comfort. .
Dear tlpoague so sorry to hear this sad news, will keep all
of you in my prayers and thoughts !
tlpoague I am so sorry for your loss - my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
I am intensely sorry about all this accident and loss, and prayers have gone up for you and your family.
What a horrendous tragedy. My thoughts are with all of you at this sad time.
I am so sorry for your loss. Words are so inadequate, but I want you to know that I am thinking of you, and sending out prayers for you and all of your family.
I am so sorry for your loss, and my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!
Oh, so sorry. Sending positive thoughts and hope for speedy recovery.
I am very sorry for your loss. Hoping for a full and speedy recovery as well.
So very sorry to hear of this tragedy. Thoughts and prayers for your family--absolutely!
I am very sorry to hear about this. It is a tragedy to loose people close to you. My thoughts and prayers along with all hubbers I'm sure are with you and your family.
My sincere condolences tlpoague. I am sending healing wishes for your dear sister, and praying you can all find strength to get through this terrible time. Take good care of yourself.
I didn't know Challks personally, but never the less it is always terrible to hear of a tragedy like this in a community where we all feel like we know each other. I am so sorry for your loss, and I sincerely hope your sister recovers well, and all of you are able to come to terms with this tragic event.
My best wishes for you and the family may you find peace in the words from us may your sister do better and think of het children. With love to all.
I'm so sorry to hear of such an awful thing happening. Sincerest condolences to you, your sister, her children, and everyone in your family who is going through this. Sincerest wishes for your sister's recovery and the strength you'll all need to get through such a difficult time.
Suspending my self-ban from the forums to give my condolences and best wishes to the family of challks in this time of sorrow.
I am sorry to hear about this tragic loss of a fellow hubber. Many condolences to you, your sister and the family. My heart goes out of to all.
Like many others here, I do not know you, but I feel deeply for you at this sad and tragic time. My sincere sympathies and condolences on your loss, and I send positive thoughts of light and healing for your sister. Again, words are inadequate, and yet they are all we have.
I wish you strength and courage, love, hope and health.
They will be in my thoughts and prayers.. Sorry about your loss.
What a terrible tragedy! I'm so sorry you are going through this.....I know the hub community will have an empty space now, but the words written will continue. May you all have peace at this time and know that there will be light for you again.
I'm sorry that I didn't know chalks or your sister, momster. I am so sorry for you and your families loss. I hope your sister recouperates quickly and my prayers go out to you, she and all of your family.
Like many have said, words are not sufficient in a time such as this.
So know that our love, our prayers, our sympathy, and our hope are with you and your family. Whisper words of love into your sister's ear every chance you get until you can wrap a hug around her.
Will be praying.
I don't have words to express the shock and sadness. What a tragedy. Your family will be in my prayers.
I am so sorry for your loss. I hope your sister recovers quickly from her injuries. My thoughts are with your family.
I am sorry to hear of your lost. You and your family will be in our prayers.
So very sorry to hear of your loss. May you all be held in the hands of the all in all and may all your guardian angels surround you now is this time of deep sadness. many many blessings and prayers go to you and your family!!!! may love and light surround you now...hugs(((((())))))))......
Though I didn't know Chalks, I'm tremendously sorry for his tragic death. May he RIP, and his wife, find comfort in the tender arms of God Almighty and her loving family. It's so difficult to deal with such times! I too am mourning the loss of my step dad who passed away this weekend.
I am praying that the God of all comfort will meet you all in your deepest need.
I'm so sorry. What a dreadful loss. Our thoughts are with you.
Thank you everyone for your comments, prayers, hugs, and support. I wish time would allow me to answer each one of you back personally.
It is hard to mourn someone you don't know, or know well. Challks may not of left many footprints here, but in other places his presence spoke volumes. (He was an avid EQ player named Klone.) I know he enjoyed reading more than writing. I kept after him for the last year to post something. Naturally, he didn't but loved to tease me to post his ideas.
Momster is holding her own after encountering 2 broken legs, fracture in her right shoulder blade, contusions on her lung, and many other minor injuries. We were grateful when the doctors said that her CT scan was normal. They will be keeping her sedated for a few more days as her lung heals. Their boys are doing fine physically and working out their grief in their own ways.
Our prayers so far have been answered; as we, each in our own way, deal with this loss, guilt, anxiety, and fear of the unknown. Our next step is to pray that soon Momster will be home and Challk's family can find comfort and healing.
Thank you everyone again for your care and concerns.
So sorry for your loss, tlpoague. Prayers will continue for you and your family for the days ahead. Prayer works. Peace and God's love to you.
tlpoague - Although I don't know you and your family personally, this tragic news saddened me immensely.
Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of your brother-in-law Challk. May he rest in peace.
You, your sister Momster and her boys, and the rest of your family, are in my prayers. I'm glad to hear Momster's CT scan was normal and I pray for her physical recovery soon.
So sorry to hear the news and I'll certainly be praying for you and your family...
Lap(s) Love and Prayers, Praying for you family to be strengthen and for your sis to be healed.
What a sad news, as I read this I already recited a prayer for them especially momster who was so kind. She was the first one to welcome me here in hubpages. I hope she will survived this ordeal. Keep Strong and my prayer are for them.
I would love to thank everyone again for their prayers and support. I apologize for not spending more time here, but have been traveling daily to help with family matters.
Update on Momster:
She is awake now and doing wonders with her injuries. (Even the restraints couldn't keep her down!) She has been moved to a physical therapy ward and working hard to gain enough mobility to go home soon. A memorial will be held for Challks this weekend. If anyone would like to send condolences please feel free to send them via email on her HP profile. She is trying to check her emails and social sites as time allows.
Again, I would love to send everyone a personal thank you. Even though many do not know us well, it has been a blessing to see the support and prayers we have received. I hope to be able to spend time here soon to catch up with all I have missed. Please, again, forgive me for not replying to each comment on its own.
Thank you so much for the update....continued prayers being sent for her and the children as they go down this difficult road to recovery!
I am so sorry for your family's huge loss. I had heard we lost a Hubber recently, and that his wife was injured, but it took several days to learn the names (but I have been sending prayers all along). I have read your hubs, and Momster's, and my heart breaks to know you've had this tragedy.
It is so kind of you to keep us informed - I hope you know that everyone here is with you in spirit, and the network of support is literally worldwide.
I just wanted to stop by and say thank you again for your prayers and support. HubPages has been a wonderful support group. Momster is doing great. She is home now with her boys and hopes to begin hubbing again someday soon when it isn't so emotional. Please forgive us and bare with us since our time here has dropped. Even though we are but a whisper passing through, we have thought of everyone here every day.
Thanks again to our HP family!
We are just happy when you drop us a small morsel letting us know Momster is making progress
I wasn't sure where or how to post this, so I thought I would post it here. Since I have had questions about momster, I thought I would write a hub to update HP to her progress, because sometimes it is difficult to keep up with new hubs and many of the "older" people have moved on, but check in every so often. Thank you HP family for your support and prayers while my family has dealt with so much in this last year.
Forgive me if I wasn't suppose to post a link.
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