Sunday, August 21, 2011
Hi my baby boy, missing you as always but especially at night when everyone is in bed and i am here to think of you. you and what you should be doing , i should be getting ready to send you to 4 year old preschool, but your cancer robbed me of that. I watch at how excited your "sissy" is getting to go to 3 year old preschool.
I hope you and kadie are together having fun being cancer free pain free and just being regular kids together. hoping you are both having wonderful dinners together. Baby boy that was so hard going to kadies viewing and funeral but i know you were with me and i was able to be there for kadies mommy sarah~~~
Getting ready to do some great things in your memory~~first thing i am going to disneyworld to do a 1/2 marathon (i am walking not running) in your memory and all fundraising goes to calebs crusade. i am starting to train and hope to lose some of this weight put on by my ways of coping with your death, no more coke to drink and no more bags of chocolate. and then tomorrow we are having a meeting bringing curesearch here to pittsburgh, a walk we will do in october. i am doing all of this for you. if i can help one person by doing all that i do i will feel i made a difference. like i always said "i will fight for childhood cancer until the day i leave this earth".
i am going to try to go to bed now, i love you more than chocolate and that is alot,
love always your mommy forever~~!!!
Friday, August 12, 2011
Wow mommy has not been able to write for awhile, i have been here to our blog but have not been able to write. since you first angelversary i have been mad, sad, happy at times, but mostly sad~~ this 2nd year of not having you here is much worse than the 1st, i think because the first year you are so numb and i was in my own little world, but now i am not numb i have feeling of anger at cancer and i am still angry with god. i am mad because we do not have you here physically, sarah misses you so much but she always tells me how you are with her, and i have signs from butterflies mostly. i want to dream about you, us and the entire family but i can not because i want it so much~~and i am sad, sad that you never got to be potty trained, never got to go to school like sarah is getting ready to start, to ride you first roller coaster, to ride a bike, i could go on forever~~~
As you know because i know you are with her, your girl kadie is dying of her cancer. i know you will meet her and not let her be alone. i always think back to our night at the hospital where you both had your candlelight dinner in the sunroom with the instant soup from the snack cart~~it was so hard going to see kadie yesterday brought back the memories when we brought you home on hospice care. she was in pain but as you know kadie is a littlepistol, you can not cry in front of her or she would yell. i am letting you know right now my little ethanbug she will be the leader in your relationship~~ i am going to be there for sarah , kadies mommy and i am going to hold her tight because this is the worst feeling in the world, your child dying at any age.
i do get happy when i see sarah living through you, she wants to be her independant self but wants to be like her big brother. the other day she was mad and i said why sarah, she said cancer took her brother away and that made her mad. i told her she was allowed to be mad and sad when she needed too. but she gets so excited when she tells me when you come to visit her, she will say words like you did and so on.
tomorrow papy is running the ethan joseph loney memorial tournament to raise money for childhood cancer. mommy is putting the money raised towards the 1/2 marathon i am doing in january in disneyworld. i am walking 13.1 miles in memory of you my sweet baby boy~ as some of the girls say "i walk because i can, i walk because they can't" i hope you are proud of mommy i am trying to do amazing things in your memory, if i can help one person i will be happy. i will fight until the day i die for you!!
well mommy is going to try to sleep alittle, i love you and think of you every minute of every day!!!
love always your mommy!!!
Sunday, April 17, 2011
Ethan's First Angel - Versary
by Jackie Graham McFeaters
Today is my first Angel-versary!
Mommy I don't want you to be sad about me
You know that I will always live in your heart
And that means we'll never really be apart
I know you wish I could have stayed with you longer
But I want you to be happy and keep getting stronger
Here in Heaven I have so many important jobs to do
I'm such a good angel because of what I learned from you
My angel job is teaching people to be loving and caring
My job is easy because you taught me all about sharing
God chose you and Daddy to show me these things
And now I carry your love on my angel wings
The reason I didn't need to stay here on Earth very long
Is because I learned very quickly about right and wrong
Sometimes I have to help people to do the right things
I teach them about helping others and the good feeling that brings
That's the reason I want you to keep telling my story
You can help your angel and spread the word for me
You are doing such a good job teaching people to be giving
You'll come to heaven and help me when it's time to stop living
But right now Mommy I want you to be happy and live
I know that you have so much love to give
Daddy and Sissy need you so much and I want you to see
That you need to love them and don't be sad about me
I'm always going to be with you and Daddy and Sissy
When Sissy gives you hugs they are coming from me
I'll always watch over Sissy and be her big brother
And all you have to do Mommy is love her
Some day in Heaven you and I will be together again
And I will live in your heart until then
Please Mommy when you think of me you should smile and not cry
Because I love being an angel and I'm sure you know why
It's okay for you to be sad every once in a while
But just think "WHAT WOULD ETHAN DO" and SMILE!!!!
Saturday, April 9, 2011
oh ethan you have been gone physically for 1 year today, to me it feels like a million years. i do have to be thankful for al the family and friends that have been there for me daddy and sissy. yesterday it rained all day, that was comforting to me because i knew you were doing that so many people could jump in puddles for you yesterday and today~~you have taught so many people to love more, to be more patient and to all around be a better person. you have done more in your 2 1/2 years here than most people do in a lifetime and you continue to tech people.
so many of your nurses remembered you today with love~~also your girlfriend kadie and also your buddy jaden who both have battled neuroblastoma with you.
i love you so much and will write to you again soon.
i love you my hero, mommy
Sunday, January 23, 2011
my sweet handsome loving caring beautiful awesome boy i miss you so much, i think of you every minute of everyday. i can not believe i made it though the holidays, i was so sad but i was happy that you do not have cancer or pain anymore~~my heart will always be broken, it will never be whole again. i went to the cemetary and put your penguin flag up and i took all the snow off our grave, i cried while i did it, looking at your christmas tree and wreath and all the ornaments family and friends decorated it with. you should be with mommy daddy and sissy and betsy too~~
now your sissys birthday is coming, i can not believe she will be "3", that means i would have 2 "3 year olds" that are not twins!! then comes your anniversary of being in heaven then your 4th birthday. i will be celebrating your birthday again, always will~~
we are doing so great things to remember you, we are donating girl scout cookies to your favorite floor at chp (9b) for the patients and their families. so far we have over 100 boxes. also mommy is planning a memorial blood drive and bone marrow screening drive, just lookiing for a good place to have it~~and we are working on your "ethan loney foundation" and we will be donating alot of time and money to heathers haven, they are namimg the acres of woods after you. ETHAN BUGS HUNDRED ACRE WOOD!! they are working on the artwork, i am so proud of this and we will be there to help and volunteer when it does open, and that will be one thing sissy will always be a part off~~
sissy misses you so much, she for a 2 year old is amazing. she realizes that you live far far away and that you can not come back. she holds me when i am sad and she helps me to go on. we are getting ready for her march for babies walk, TEAM SARAH PATRICIA. we will have winnie the pooh wearing a shirt again that says brother on it. then in june we will be doing the relay for life, ETHAN BUG'S ANGELS is our team name. i have been selling 31 products and raising money for the relay for life with all my commission going towards my donations. i am so proud of you and the great little boy you are.
i went to see a spiritual medium and had a wonderful session. she told me about the person you are with in heaven, down to the hair and eyebrows, it is my pappy your great grand pappy, martin. he was in heaven by the time you came along, but i am glad he is loving you and teaching you so much~~
i must go to bed now, sissy goes to her 2 year old preschool tomorrow.
REMEMBER I LOVE YOU EVEN MORE THAN CHOCOLATE~~
AND I LOVE YOU MORE AND MORE EACH DAY~
YOUR MOMMY FOREVER AND EVER!!!!