Before there was social media there were AOL chat rooms and later blogs. Bloggers who never met became great friends. This is a story about my blogging buddy Debbie George. Debbie’s blog was called “Through Thick and Thin” because of her successful surgery that final helped her lose a hundred pounds.
As with most bloggers, Debbie left her blog for social media. We were friends then on Facebook. We’d text or chat, most recently about her move back to the northeast, her sons and her relationships. So, I’m not sure if I have the right words to say what happened next.
Debbie was complaining that she wasn’t feeling well and had to fight with her doctor to get a MRI. Debbie passed away in her sleep two days ago. Deb and I were good friends even though we never met. We’d text, email and phone. She was going through a lot of the same stuff recently that I could relate to. We kept planning to meet. In fact we spoke recently that we should get together.
While I know little about what exactly happened, let me just say this: She loved her children and her husband. While she came back to the northeast to figure some stuff out, I know that her heart was with her husband and of course her boys. I wish I knew more so I could share more. You were my friend, Debbie. I will always miss you…