I called Terry this afternoon around 4pm when I was running errands for the office, but it went straight to voicemail. I left him a message telling him hello, that I hoped he was doing well today and that his doctor appointment went really well. I never heard from him. Tonight was meeting and I wasn't sure if Terry would be out or not, so I was thrilled when I saw him there He was hunched over in his chair a good portion of the time, but I think that it would be a lot to come and face everyone after you had tried to kill yourself. I don't mean that in a mean way, just simply if you had tried for the 6th time, didn't succeed and knew everyone knew and no doubt felt some humiliation, how would you be when you came to meeting? I had a few minutes with him to talk and his doctor came up and filled me in on what the plan is for right now...Plan A. He said once they get some progress made with Plan A, they will move to Plan B & Plan C. He also informed me that several were going to get together and talk to Terry and make sure all that are working with him are on the same page. I was grateful to hear this because I only believe we can be successful with a plan and knowledge of how we are going to work at helping him. Terry stuck around afterwards, longer than he normally does, for that I am grateful.
I will probably not do the daily updates as I have been, but please feel free to email me or check back weekly to see what I just might post :) I know this will be a long journey...but as my blog states, it can be a courageous journey, but that all is decided by our choice(s). This experience has been a tough one to go thru, but I renewed with the strength of having had my Lord and Savior by my side through each moment of the rollercoaster along with friends that sent prayers up for me - for Terry - for the many others involved, sent me messages of love & encouragement. The next phase of this journey will be me working on a new approach with Terry from things I learned in family counseling and admonishments of those directly involved with him. Please pray for me that I can be an example and take the place as a sister & friend. The outcome of this is not complete yet...the journey continues.