We were the closest family possible. Our world was turned upside down on 05/03/09 when my best friend, the person I love most next only to our children, my sister Trina was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer. Her body gave out on her on 01/09/10 but she will ALWAYS be a part of our daily life and will continue to be in my posts. I started my blog to chronicle our daughter's international adoption from Guatemala and have continued to use it as a journal.

What you will find is my family trying to adapt to our new lives that were handed to us.



Saturday, January 09, 2010

She's gone.

114 comments:

Amy said...

My heart is breaking for you. I know how hard it is to lose your best friend. I lost mine to ovarian cancer 4 years ago. I still miss her everyday. I will continue to pray for you and your family. I pray that God will surround you with His love.

Amy

Farrah said...

Oh my god Cameo, My heart is aching for you! I know how you feel when I walked in Hospice to visit my sister and she was laying in bed gone, I dropped to my knees....GOD please hold your hand over this family and comfort them with peace, hugs Cameo.....

Nikki said...

Cameo, I have no words. I am so sorry.

Lynn said...

Oh, Cameo. My heart is broken for you and your family. Your sweet Trina is whole again and dancing with Jesus. No more pain for her, but I know your pain goes on.

I have never met you or you family but I have been so moved by your story. You all are an inspiration. Please know that many around the world are praying for you all. Cling to Jesus.

Bethany said...

Cameo, I am so sorry. I will continue to pray for your family as you grieve.

Tiffany said...

Cameo,

Your family is in my prayers.

Tiffany

Donna said...

Thinking and praying for your family.

Derek and Jennifer said...

Prayer and hugs for you all. I am so sorry.

Anonymous said...

I am so very, very sorry. My heart breaks for your family. Prayers are going up for all of you.

Anonymous said...

NO WORDS =(

Anonymous said...

I am so very sorry. Sending many prayers for your entire family.

Anonymous said...

I'm so very sorry. May God bless you all and hold you very close.

Steph said...

Cameo, I'm so truly, deeply sorry for your loss. I will be lifting all of you up in prayer - there are no words to express how deeply Trina's courageous battle has affected all of us. Or the love that your family has shown through her struggle. (((((HUGS))))), tears and much love to you, Steph

Anonymous said...

Cameo and family,

I am so, so, so sorry to read the post today. We will continue prayers for your family. Please know her journey affected each and every one of us, even if we did not know her.

hugs for you.

Ann

melissa said...

My heart just sank as I read those words. I have been checking in all morning for an update, but I guess I still didn't expect to read that. I remember when she was first diagnosed - I knew it would be a long, tough, road..but I just didn't expect that it would end like this. It's just so unfair...Asa needs his mum, Joshua needs his wife, Beya and Papa need their baby girl, and you still need your sissy...

I've never met your family, but I just can't imagine your family without Trina. Many thoughts, prayers and hugs being sent your way as you struggle through this time of overwhelming grief...

erinberry said...

May peace be with you and your whole family. I am so very sorry.

Muriel and Jerry said...

So sorry...so so sorry. Prayers to your whole family.

Type (little) a said...

I feel so stupid writing this on a blog comment but who cares. I can't believe she's gone Cam. So wrong and so unfair. She was too young, and such a wonderful kind woman. She always had an encouraging word for whatever stupid little problem I was going through. The world is infinitely the poorer without her.

My heart is broken for all of you. Asa didn't deserve to lose his mom, and your parents didn't deserve to lose their daughter.

Hang in there.

Cathie said...

I am so sorry. Your family will continue to be in our prayers.
Peace
Cathie

linskaer said...

I am so very sorry. Praying forever for you, your parents,Joshua and most of all little Asa.

Anonymous said...

Cameo and Family

I am so very very Sorry
I am thinking of you all

Love Fake Gmom

michelle j said...

Even though we have never met, I know your family through your blog. Tears in my eyes this morning, I have you all in my thoughts and prayers in the days ahead. I dont know what else to say but I am sorry for what you are going through. Hugs to all of you. Michelle from Nebraska

Lisa said...

Prayers for your family.

Fellow Guatemom

Our Family of 5 said...

Praying for you all Cameo. My heart hurts for you all. Heaven has gained a beautiful angel♥

Am said...

May God give you and your family peace beyond understanding because there is no understanding right now. May God bless and comfort you in this time of pain.

My deepest and most sincere sympathies,
Alicia

RB said...

Your sister was a very special person. She always had a smile on her face when I see her even though she was having a tough day. My prayers are there for u and the hole family. She is looking down on all of us with her bright beautiful smile and always light up a room. She will be so missed.

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Anonymous said...

There are no words. Just know that you and your family are in many many hearts and prayers!

Becky Scott said...

My heart just breaks for your family. May God give you comfort during this difficult time. May he wrap his arms around your entire family - especially sweet Asa. Prayers and hugs to you, Cameo!

GuateMom said...

I am so sorry for your loss. I don't know your family but have been reading about Trina's battle with cancer. She is now pain free and holding the baby she lost this summer. But even knowing that doesn't stop the pain for those she left behind. Know that your family is being prayed for around the world.

Grama said...

Cameo I love you so much. Please give my love to all. You know my heart breaks for you.

Anonymous said...

I am so sorry for your loss...I do not know you but somehow I feel as if I do..your sister was an inspiration to everyone that became a part of her journey...we are all joined by the grief of her loss...she is in heaven now but I know the emptiness you feel is beyond words...I lost my mom and even though she was much older it was the worst thing that ever happened to me and changed my life forever...my prayers go out to you and your family...everyone I know continues to keep you in our prayers...someday we will all be together in a world with no cancer, no pain and no tears...until then, may God wrap His arms around you and your family and comfort you in this time of sorrow...

Ruthanne said...

Cameo....I am heartbroken for you and your family today. I cannot even imagine the grief you feel right now. I am praying for you and your whole family. Trina will be missed by so many people...she touched so many lives. Someone made a comment on FB today that is so true...your friends from a.com didn't know Trina personally but knowing one of you was like knowing both of you. My heart hurts for you today...we are all here...lean on us and on God.

Angie said...

I am so sorry for your loss. I am so sad for you all and especially Asa. I hope you can find peace in knowing Trina is no longer suffering. She was an inspiration to all. Prayers to you and your family.

Merrill said...

I am so sorry.
Take good care of yourself.
Merrill

Sarah said...

No words to express just how sad and sorry I am to hear that your beautiful Trina is now with the angels. My thoughts and prayers are with you all, especially sweet Asa.

Anonymous said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. My heart goes out to all of you.

Kathy
Fellow Guatemom

Anonymous said...

Cameo, I am so sorry. I am a fellow guatemom who hasn't ever met you but has followed your blog. I am praying for you and your family to have peace and strength.


Carolyn

Anonymous said...

My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

sara said...

Even though I only "know" you through your blog, you are part of the strongest, closest, and most loving family I have ever encountered. My prayers are with you to keep you strong now and forever.

Corey said...

You all are in my prayers
I hope you can find peace within yourself, you will make it through this time
Love
Corey

Anonymous said...

Oh Cameo

I am so so sorry for your loss. I can't imagine the pain that you and your family are in. My heart is broken for all of you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Debbie (Skylar's Onnie, Kelly's mom)

Anonymous said...

Cameo You have my email address let me know if there is anything I can do for you during this difficult time.. I love you all and I will continue to pray that God gives you all the strength to endure and go on during this time.
Hugs Prayers and Sadness at your loss.

MT II

Crystal D said...

Our sympathy and prayers with your family. It is so hard to loose loved ones. I buried my 20 year old son 6 months ago.

Natalie said...

I'm at a loss as to what to say. I just stumbled across your blog about 8 hours ago, and read and read and read, becoming hooked. I prayed so hard lastnight, that Trina would pull through and get her miracle. I prayed that Asa, Joshua, your entire family really, to stay strong for eachother, to continue to be blessed with another day together.

I'm sorry this day has come for you all. You guys had so much hope for a miracle, I'm so sorry that Trina didn't get it. God really must have a much bigger plan for you all, for all of us. I'm so sorry that cancer struck your family, and that it won. Your pain is unfathomable to me, and I hope I never understand it. In a twisted thought, you are lucky to have NOT wasted time with your sissy, spending as much time together as you could. Your relationship with her is breathtaking and remarkable. The love you had for one another was just shy of amazing. You both were truely blessed to have eachother.

Hold you family, and just cry.

"God-please grace this family with peace, knowing you've taken their angel for purpose, that she is no longer in pain. Be with them as the grieve and learn to live their lives without Trina. We may not know what You have planned, but give us all the faith that it is the right thing. Please keep this family strong for one another. Amen".

God Bless you, Cameo. My heart breaks for you. All of you.

LouLou@thelifeofloulou.blogspot.com said...

I know there's nothing any of us can say that will take away any of your grief.... I just want to say how much your entire family has touched my life.... Your relationship with Trina led me to get things straight with my sisters. I don't think any two sisters will EVER have the bond you and Trina did. (do) I know that even though she's in Heaven she's also here with you.... in all of your hearts. She was such an inspiration to everyone who ever was blessed to share even a glimpse of her life. I am praying for peace and love for all of you....especially for Asa. I know his heart hurts so for his Mum...

I love you all,
Lou

AliciaDawn said...

oh honey I am so sorry. Praying for your family.

auntrene said...

Oh Cameo... We are praying for you, and your entire family at this time. I am saying specific prayers for you.. for strength.. You are strong and you will need that strength at this time.
Remember the good times Cameo.. you had so many.
Please remember to take time for you, to take care of yourself. I know how hard it is to do this..

Anonymous said...

Cameo ~ I am so so so sorry. I have been reading your blog for sometime. I am a fellow Guatemom. I am so sad for you and your family. I am sending over many hugs and prayers. Please take care of eachother.

Tricia

} tiGeRliLy said...

I have no words Cameo. Im sorry, so sorry. I am praying for you that God gives you strength, and your family as well. Love to you all.

Debi said...

Cameo,
Praying for you and your family in this great loss. I am so sorry that it turned out this way.
Praying that God would fill you with His peace and carry you through the moments, days and months before you.
Love and hugs and prayers,
Debi

Anonymous said...

I am so, so sorry for your loss, the loss to all of you. I imagine her in heaven, looking down upon all of you at the moments when you feel able to 'keep it together'...that's Trina...I imagine her with her heavenly babies...she is always in all of your hearts. I am sorry for your pain, thinking of all of you and praying for your peace.

Patti B.

Anonymous said...

If love could cure cancer, your sister would still be with you. The love and support that your family gives each other is a beautiful thing. I know that same love will help you through this new phase of mourning. I have been following your situation for a couple of weeks...I have a daughter from Guatemala and saw your posts on other moms of Guatemalans FB pages. I'm thinking of you and your family. Andrea

Krystal said...

There are some things that I will never understand. Why your wonderful family has to face this unbelievable loss right now is definitely one of them. Trina is such a special and brave person. She is a symbol of love and life, and she touched so many of us with her happiness, encouragement, and beauty. My heart hurts for you all. . . for Asa, and Beya, and you, Cameo, and for Joshua, and Papa, and Valentina (her "Vali"), and Norm . . . for you to have to be separated from Trina now is just heartbreaking. But, if there is only one thing that I know, it is that this is not all that there is. This life on this earth is not all. Trina does not stop. She does not end. She is just waiting for us. And it makes me smile to think that she will be waiting with Beya's mom, and your grandfather, and also, with her babies, who were all waiting for her.

I cannot imagine what you are going through right now, but I am feeling so sad to even think about it. My heart breaks for you, Cameo. And my heart breaks for my kindred spirit, Beya. I will continue to pray for you. I love you all.

Andrea said...

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Kathy said...

Like many others I only knew you and your family "virtually" but have felt the love you all have for one another. My heart just breaks for all of you. I pray for peace and comfort for your family.

Anonymous said...

I'm so sorry to hear about Trina. I haven't met you in person, but "know" you through your blog. The deep love your family shares is evident in your writing. I checked in daily, hoping for good news. My heart hurts for your family. I will continue to pray for all of you.

Jill in Indiana

Princess D said...

Cameo,

I am truly so sorry for your loss, for Asa's loss, for your parents loss and that our world lost such a beautiful and wonderful person as your sister. May she rest in peace and I know she will be looking out for all of you. Please let our love and prayers wrap themselves around all of you during this terrible time. Bless you!
Diana

Baby John's Crib said...

I'm so very sorry for your loss, your family is in my prayers!

Kelley said...

so very sorry. Your family is amazing. You are in my prayers.

bodegalee said...

There are no words to describe how very sorry I am.. Praying for peace and comfort for all of you. ((HUGS))!!

Rose said...

I am so very sorry. Still praying for you all.

mommymeezer said...

I'm sorry.

Allison

Sonia said...

My heart is breaking for all of you. Each of you is in my prayers, especially Asa. May God wrap his arms around you all. Love you!

Lilysmom said...

Cameo, I wish I had the right words. Let all of our prayers wash over you and your family. I am so very sorry that each of you have to endure such a terrible loss. Your sissy was a courageous warrior and an inspiration to many. Praying for you and your family. Sarah

Tera said...

I am so deeply sorry for the loss of your sister. God bless.

mooneyequalsmc2 said...

I am so sorry to hear of your loss.

Emotional Landmines said...

I'm so, so sorry for your loss.
A big hug from Argentina,
Paz.-

Anonymous said...

Tears are running down my cheeks as I read the last post about your sister. I lost my sister to melanoma almost 5 years ago, and not a day goes by that she is not in my thoughts.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May the memories of your sister help light the way, and get you through your darkest moments.

Gardenia said...

Dear Father in Heaven, give strength to this family of yours. Let perpetual light shine upon the soul of your daughter Trina. so sorry Cameo. So very sorry.

Anonymous said...

So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family, especially Asa, during this difficult time.

wy-not said...

I've followed your story without commenting, and am sitting here now with tears streaming down my face. I am sorry beyond words. This is for Trina, from my favourite hymn:

"And each step is getting brighter as these golden stairs I climb
And every burden is getting lighter, and all the clouds, they're silver lined.
And, over there, the sun is always shining.
There no tears will ever dim the eye.
And at the ending of the rainbow where the mountains touch the sky.
There are things about tomorrow, that I don't seem to understand,
But I know Who holds tomorrow,and I know Who holds my hand.

Anonymous said...

I started reading Cameo's blog 6 months before she brought Valentina home. Through Cameo's blog, I came across Trina's blog. There was something about these blogs that kept me coming back. I, like many others, came to know the family and followed their family journey....adoption, Valentina's homecoming, Trina's weight loss, family vacations, the wedding, Asa's soccer games, cake in a cup, family, Goldendale, laughter, Beya, Papa, birthdays, front yard hang outs, holiday dinners, TGIF, Joshua, mani/pedi's, miscarriage, pregnancy, going back to school, love, shake n' bake, Norm, cancer, Olympics overload, shopping trips, lunch dates...I could go on and on.

Through all the ups and downs, one thing that always remained constant was the sincere love for each other. The support structure the family has is amazing. Trina's life was taken from us too soon. We will miss you.

May peace be with you and your family.

Psalm 23:4 Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me

SlushTurtle said...

Praying for your family.

One Busy Momma said...

Sorry for your huge loss.
Prayers for everyone in your family.

Karen D. said...

Cameo, I am so very sorry for your loss. I have been praying for all of you and will continue to do do so. I am especially praying for Sweet Asa.

May you rest and find comfort from Above during this time.

Love and prayers,
Karen

Anonymous said...

Im so sorry!
My heart is breaking for you, and specially for sweet Asa.
Trina was very special and she touched so many of us!
Praying for all of you.
Jimena

Aunt Kathy said...

our dear Trina, was so loved, by so many, I feel so priveledged, to have known and loved her. she was always such a delightful, loving person, with a glowing personality.
I was drawn to her the first time I met her, I remember thinking what a kind sweet person she was, and i wanted to get to know her better. I remember her wedding day, remember that one loud clap of thunder we heard just at the perfect time.
I also will hold in my heart, in a very precious way, that evening when her and I danced together.
she was so graceful, so pretty, so in love with her Joshua, it just made us all feel GOOD INSIDE to be honored by her and Joshua, by them sharing that moment together with us.
I have very dear, and good good memories of Trina and all of you together, I will always keep them in my heart. I love Asa, such a darling, smart , loving young child, and Valentina, who is just like her Aunt Trina (sissy) in many ways.
I am here for you, any of you, anytime.
love you forever
"Aunt Kathy"

Anonymous said...

I posted once before...I wish I had something profound or wise to say. I just wanted you to know that I find your family and friends to be an amazing group of people. I am so very sorry for your loss.

Mary in Arizona

Anonymous said...

Prayin for your family. I am so sorry.

Alex and Sam said...

i am very sorry for your loss.. my thoughts & prayers are with you all..

hugs from nj

alex

nikki said...

Praying that God wraps his arms around you. I am so so sorry. Continued prayers for your family.

Anonymous said...

Cameo and family,

I am so, so, sorry for your loss. Your family has truly been an inspiration. I don't think I have ever witnessed a family as close as yours. I wish I could take away your pain. Please know that there are many people praying for your family.

Carrie said...

There are no words at a time like this. I know how deep your pain is. I lost my mom to cancer in 2005. I am an only child, so she was my mom, my sister, my best friend all wrapped into one. I would like to say it gets easier, but that is not true. May you be surrounded by those you love and comforted in your memories. If there is anything I can ever do for you let us know. Many prayers and true condolences to all of you from the bottom of our hearts.

Deb said...

I am so sorry.

Carolyn said...

Cameo,
I am so sorry...

Barb said...

I'm so sorry. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Madelyn's Mommy said...

I wish there was something that I could say to take away your pain. Pain that no one should ever have to feel. I know you and I talked about the twin bond and I know that you and Trina had that bond. So a part of you is in heaven with her.

I truly believe with all that I have that God is letting her look in on ya'll. Especially Asa. I know that she is there with you. You can't see her but God is letting her see you.

I know you have a little red scooter named Fire Fly. Just know that everytime you look at it I am praying for you. You keep it visible. Fire Fly brings prayers to you on angels wings.

Love you girl.

Andrea

Anonymous said...

Cameo,
You may not remember me, but I am a fellow Guatemama, I have been following your blog for a long time. I am so sorry for your loss of sissy, your family is remarkable and beautiful. Please know that you are in mine and my family's prayers during this difficult time,and know that you have a whole community ready to be there for you when you need it. No words can take the pain away, just know we are here for you to help you through it. ((HUGS)) to you and your family.
Love,
Tracey

Jillian said...

I'm so sorry. I'll keep your family in my prayers.

Artist: Jackson Alan
Song: Sissy's Song
Album: Good Time

Why did she have to go
So young I just don't know why
Things happen half the time
Without reason without rhyme
Lovely, sweet young woman
Daughter, wife and mother
Makes no sense to me
I just have to believe

She flew up to Heaven on the wings of angels
By the clouds and stars and passed where no one sees
And she walks with Jesus and her loved ones waiting
And I know she's smiling saying
Don't worry 'bout me

Loved ones she left behind
Just trying to survive
And understand the why
Feeling so lost inside
Anger shot straight at God
Then asking for His love
Empty with disbelief
Just hoping that maybe

She flew up to Heaven on the wings of angels
By the clouds and stars and passed where no one sees
And she walks with Jesus and her loved ones waiting
And I know she's smiling saying
Don't worry 'bout me

It's hard to say goodbye
Her picture in my mind
Will always be of times I'll cherish
And I won't cry 'cause

She flew up to Heaven on the wings of angels
By the clouds and stars and passed where no one sees
And she walks with Jesus and her loved ones waiting
And I know she's smiling saying
Don't worry 'bout me
Don't worry 'bout me
Don`t worry 'bout me

Jenny and Matt said...

I am so sorry to see this.
Prayers for comfort for you all tonight

Alaska Family said...

No words. Just lots of hugs, prayers and love coming your way. We are so sorry.

URBAN BLONDE said...

Oh Cameo...

I'm comforted that Trina's pain and suffering is no more but saddened that for all of you, your pain will now intensify. I still can't wrap my brain around the fact that things got so bad and that Asa won't have his Mum-mum and you won't have your Sissy anymore.

She fought so hard Cameo, her earthly body may be gone but she will live on. In Asa, in Josh's love for her, in Beya and Papa's hearts and of course in yours, Norm's and Valentina's. She will never be forgotten by all of us who came in contact with her, whether it was in person or through the internet. She made a difference in this world and tonight I raise a bottle of beer and drink it in honour of the beautiful Trina.

Love you guys, if I could lessen the pain I would. If you need me Cameo, I'm here.

xx
Carrie

Anonymous said...

i am so sorry for your loss...no one will understand how you are feeling and i hope you can find good friends and family to lean on!! praying for your whole family. praying for joshua and asa as their hearts are breaking and in pieces. praying for God's peace to come over you as it is hard to understand why. praying for your mom and dad as their pain is great and praying for you and your family as the hole in your hearts is so big!! please don't feel alone...their is a whole world praying for you!!

Anonymous said...

I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you and your family.

Monica

Angie said...

I am so, so sorry. My prayers will be with your family.

Love,
Angie

Anonymous said...

Cameo I am so sorry for your loss..My family will be praying for your family..

Kate @ Life As I Live It said...

Oh Cameo. I'm at work, had a few minutes to peek at your blog. And was confronted with this news.

I'm so so sorry. I can't believe it.

The prayers will continue. All my love to you and your family, whom I have very fond memories of.

Bonnie said...

I am so very sorry. Trina is such an inspiration to so many. I can't even imagine what your family is going through... and sweet Asa... I am just so very sorry. I will continue praying for your entire family.

GAMZu said...

My heart dropped into my feet when I read this. :( My heart breaks for your family. This is just awful beyond words. :`(

Crystal said...

oh my dear sweet Cameo~~my heart just sank as I read your words~~ sweet Jesus please be near

I truly believed a miracle would occur and I would not be reading these words, but I know she is dancing with Jesus now pain and cancer free~~~ Trina impacted sooo many people with her life and the way she LOVED and LIVED.

I know there is nothing I or anyone could say to make any of this better please know that sooo many people love you and your family and are praying for you~~

oh my dear sweet Cameo I just pray for Jesus's peace over all of you which surpasses any of our understanding~~I love you all please please know I am here for you in way I can

I know you have so much on your plate right now but I would love to send you all something

Crystal said...

Cameo~~ I am sorry about that last sentence I found an address sorry about that

Suzanne said...

So very very sorry....
Suzanne,
fellow adoptive mom

Anonymous said...

I have been thinking about your and your family a lot this past week. I am so sorry. I will continue to pray for you all.

Psalm 147:3
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.

Shelly
(another GuateMama)

Mandy said...

Please know that I love you all.

Anonymous said...

I am so sorry. May Jesus hold you in His arms while your heart is breaking.

Susan from NC

Maria and Family said...

I am so sorry. My heart is breaking for you, your family, and sweet asa. I have no idea why such an awful thing would happen, why trina had to leave so soon. But i know she loved her family and her sweet son. ((hugs))) and blessings.

Valerie said...

I'm so sorry Cameo! Prayers, peace, and love to you all. Hugs!

Greta Jo said...

I am sorry! Sending you a hug from NJ.

Trish said...

Asa, I am so sorry Mommy had to leave but she had to go and get healed by Jesus. It was time for her...she deserved to be healed as she had been suffering for so long. But as you read this, there is one thing you should know...just how amazing Mommy was here on earth and is now in heaven. And just how lucky you are. How? You are so lucky to have had such an amazing example of what a woman should be. A woman should be strong. A woman should be loving. A woman should feel the pain and do it anyway. A woman should know how to 'keep it real'. A woman should have a healthy sense of homor and be able to laugh hysterically at life. A woman should have faults but be aware of them and always strive to be a better person. Momma was all those things and more when she was here. So one day when it comes time for you to find someone to share your life with....remember these traits and make sure your girl is just like your Momma. And that will be your recipe for happiness. With love from a stranger who knew Momma only across the networks but was inspired by her. x

sierrasmom said...

I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs to you all!
Kathie in NY

Jill said...

Cams - look at all of these people whose lives YOUR FAMILY touched. Whether it was your openness about mental illness or the general day to day ramblings that we all followed, PEOPLE's LIVES WERE CHANGED. You inspired me many times - but look how you, your sister, Beya well, YOUR FAMILY inspired others...it just warms my heart to read what others said...

I like to think that I had a "special relationship" with your Sissy. That she cared about me in a particular way... that she inspired and touched my life in a way that was unlike any other... but after reading these comments over the past few days, I have come to realize THAT is what was special about Trina.... that SHE made EVERYONE feel like THEY were special and wonderful. just like you do for others.

I love you, Cameo. When the cards stop coming... and the comments slow down - you know where "we" will be...and we will be HERE for YOU. Come back to us. We will be waiting.

Love. Hugs. Peace.

The Johnsons said...

I have been following your blog for a whole now and have been prayin daily. I am so sorry for your loss and will continue to pray for strength and courage fo your family to get through this difficult time.

Julie P said...

I wish there were words to help you and your family cope with the loss of your beloved sister. I am so sorry.