Funny how a serious illness really shows up who are your REAL friends. Some that you thought would stand by you just fall by the wayside and some that you'd not expected turn out to be incredibly supportive. and see me almost weekly or keep in touch by phone or internet.
Since my brain bleed (stroke) I have had to be at home far more than before (I am not allowed to drive) and we have had nearly 60 different people come to the bungalow to see us. There are a few missing people that I would have expected, but have not been at all or just once, with persuasion. Others have visited several times: they wanted to come and to come back.
My thanks to loyal good friends who have been to call in person or who have been in touch via the internet or phone.