Hi Everyone! It’s been almost 2 weeks since I last posted on here, and I wasn’t as involved in social media either. I told myself a couple of months ago, my goal was to be more consistent with my blog. Unfortunately, we had a family emergency and of course that took precedence.
My grandfather had been battling cancer for a few years. He had some moments of remission, but within this year the cancer returned as stage 4 leukemia. He was at the point of going to get platelets at the hospital multiple times a week. That is what pretty much kept him going. The doctors said there was nothing more they could do. So, about 3 weeks ago, my grandfather made the decision to stop being pricked with needles and to stop the platelet treatment. It was all so painful for him and he was very weak. He wanted to be home, comfortable, and with his family during the time he had left. After years of battling and suffering, he was ready to be in peace and go home to heaven. After he stopped the platelet treatment, we had him for about 2 weeks. My family and I went down to the RGV to visit during this time, and although he was extremely weak, I could still see his strength shining through. We were able to hold him, speak to him, and give our goodbyes. I am very grateful to have had the opportunity to see him and say goodbye. I realize their are many people out there who don’t get that chance. A couple of days after we came back to San Antonio, my grandfather passed away. Tuesday, October 25, I got the call we had been dreading but knew would come,from my parents. So, of course, we headed back down to the valley for the funeral and to be with more family. It definitely hurt very much to lose my grandfather, and still does. It comes in waves for me. I find comfort in believing he is at peace and in Heaven rejoicing with Jesus, and no longer suffers. It has been a very difficult time for my whole family, but we pull through by faith and in receiving our strength, comfort, and healing from God. My grandpa will always remain in our hearts!
“Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted.” -Matthew 5:4
❤️ This is my favorite picture with my grandfather, from my wedding day. This moment is so special to me. ❤️
I Love You, R.I.P. Heriberto Eguia
Our family lost an amazing man & heaven rejoices as they gain a beautiful soul. My grandpa.❤️ I have never known a more honorable or stronger man. My grandpa spent his life exhibiting courage, honor, integrity, strength, passion, and love. I not only experienced this myself, but spent my life hearing of his stories. He was truly a warrior, and a faithful man of God. He didn’t complain, just did what had to be done. He would always make himself available when his family needed him. He was hard working, dedicated, and never gave up. Thank you grandpa for teaching us the true values of life by living by them. Thank you for loving us all dearly no matter what. Thank you God for allowing us to have my grandfather for as long as we did. Rest in peace, rejoice with the Lord, I love you grandpa, always.❤️ Until we meet again, ~Alyssa~
Jacket: Express (Currently 30% Off )
Jeans: Free People
Earrings: Kate Spade NY Necklace: Martin & MacArthur
Bag: Louis Vuitton
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