"Flagstaff Skyrace final is in 4 days. I won't be there. I will be here with my family as we help my mother-in-law pass this life. I made the final decision this morning, and I have a sense of relief"...I started that entry on 9/30/14, I didn't know how much time she had left. We lost her that night. I can't really put my feelings into words. Everything kinda came to a screeching halt.  We knew it was coming,  but it still felt sudden. It's also hard for me to realize the race series is over for me, the season is over. That suddenly stopped too. And I stare at the blinking cursor, lots of feelings, thoughts, emotion...no words.

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Comment by Jay Mijares on October 13, 2014 at 6:26pm

Sorry, Lori.  Blessings and peace to you and your family.

Comment by Lori Enlow on October 13, 2014 at 2:51pm
Thank you Eric, those words mean a lot.
Comment by Eric Welsh on October 13, 2014 at 10:45am

Lori,

Sorry for your family's loss. You can never really prepare to lose a loved one. 

In running the races you did, you showed everyone what kind of runner you are. By being there with your family at this time, you showed everyone what kind of person you are. 

Comment by Lori Enlow on October 11, 2014 at 1:57pm
Thanks Mikael
Comment by Mikael Evander on October 11, 2014 at 12:30pm

I know the feeling. My mother-in-law left us 1 year ago due to liver cancer and things felt pretty hollow for a while :( 

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