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... before her birthday!! It was horrible to watch her go, she was very ill and found she couldn't eat or swallow for weeks. We could only get her to take ice cubes with a frozen stick so she could pick them up. The pain she went through was terrible. ... (27 replies)
... My mother died 3 weeks ago, had been sick for a long time with C.O.P.D. There were 7 months of detioration and I am also struggling very very much with traumatic images of the process. She finally died in a hospital. ... (27 replies)
... Yes, it is quite hard to watch someone you love die. I have watched my first newborn son die shortly after birth, as he could not catch his first breathe due to a long drawn out labor. ... (27 replies)

... I was with my dad when he passed away. It wasn't necessarily his death that was hard, but his deterioration. My father was over 6 feet tall and a strong man.. ... (27 replies)
... I'd like to know exactly what happened, how they acted, etc. ... (27 replies)
... die. She had an abdominal cancer that was basically suffocating her organs. We knew she was dying, was just a matter of time. We sat by her side for days, but when the time came, we were not prepared. She never really went into any type of coma. There was nothing peaceful about her death. It was agonizing to watch. ... (27 replies)
... She lived with me and I would not send her to a nursing home and that is where she mentioned going because she did not won't me to sit and have to watch her die. ... (27 replies)
... Hi Folks, After a long battle with parkinson's my Dad passed away. i seen him go from a very strong man to a feeble old man. He had parkinson's for 10 years and was in a wheel chair. ... (27 replies)
... I am almost in tears reading some of these! My neighbor, my best friend, passed away in Aug. 2005. I was with her til her last breath. She had cirrhosis and hepatitis c. It was, well, horrible! I had never seen so much blood before. ... (27 replies)
... We went to the ER because he had the hiccups for over 4 hours and his abdomen was hurting very bad. He was admitted with ascites and the CT scan confirmed what the doctor suspected. This was on January 27th. He died on Feb. 5th. ... (27 replies)
... Thank you......It does help to talk about it.Its been 7 months since mommy passed away But it still hurts daily.God i miss her so very much.......My prayers are with everyone who has lost a parent.Its so hard.Its like a part of you dies wiith them.This is a daily struggle for me and im sure for others.... ... (27 replies)
... and you will be able to remember the loved one as they were. ... (27 replies)
... ly or emotionally. I think that talking to a person makes YOU feel better. When a person is in a vegetative state, there may be sight and sound capabilities, but when in a coma for a length of time the brain is deteriotating and sight and sound are not possible. Ppl that are on heavy duty pain meds may not hear either. ... (27 replies)
... Im not sure why im here.My Mother passed away july 19 2005 from Pancreatic cancer.She would have turned 60 tomorrow.Its been so hard.I was with her till 3 hours past her death.She died at home.and Hospice took 3 hours to come get her. ... (27 replies)
... My dad passed away from lung cancer last April at age 61. It was the worst thing I ever had to experience in my life. My dad did not want to go and fought until his last breath. What he went through and what my brother and I went through I would not wish on my worst enemy. I miss him so much...... My mom passed away 6 years ago at age 57 and my brother found her. It was... (27 replies)
... I had a close relationship with my Dad who I lost in 1995. ... (15 replies)
... Well no one knows for sure until we die. but is death worth the chance of NOT being with her? ... (15 replies)
... only dreaming then it sucks i cant even get the nerve up to go through my hubbys or my dads stuff here at the house i feel like i am booting them out i just wish they were stil here with me i miss all them so much!!! ... (9 replies)
... nursing facility so that they could begin physical therapy on her hip. ... (5 replies)
... I had a similar situation 3 months ago with my dad. He was dying of liver cancer and although the doctors were straight several times with him that he was going to die from this he acted like nothing was happening and he carried on with life more or less until a few days until he died. ... (12 replies)

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