... I am so sorry for the loss of your dear friend. Both my parents died in hospice care, one at home and one in a dedicated hospice facility. I thank God for that as I believe their suffering was eased at the end of life. ... (4 replies)
... cervical cancer that had spread all over. She died within a week. ... (20 replies)
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... breast cancer. They died 15 months apart at ages 64 and 67...mom was very sick when dad died. ... (8 replies)
... When my parents died they left behind me and my little brother and unfortunately my brother has been blaming the world ever since. ... (29 replies)
... I too understand the pain. I am 26 but lost both parents before I turned 18. My sister and brother both died as infants and I thought my mom had to be the strongest women alive to go through that. ... (29 replies)
... died. Three weeks after dad was cremated she had an angiogram, and 3 days later she suffered a slight stroke. Two and a half weeks later she had an operation and died of a blood clot to the bowel whilst I was holding her in my arms. Both parents gone in about 7 weeks. ... (29 replies)
... It is so hard on the children, my grand children were so close to both their grandpa's and great grand parents. ... (20 replies)
... i just want to say that i have lost several people that i loved. most recently i lost my oldest and dearest friend to aids, my dad died several years ago, my grandmother who i was closer to than my own mom died, and my sister died. when it comes to grief,prayer and counseling works best for me. ... (20 replies)
... My Dad died last night. I had been sitting with him at the nursing home for a few hours and I left to get dinner. ... (8 replies)
... Yeah it was pretty hard but over the years I have learned exactly what you said: "no matter what happens, if it's our time to go, we could be insulated in a bubble in a top secret place and something would find a way to make sure we find our way back Home. No matter what you would have done that day, your mom would have gone back Home..." I used to think my brother may resent... (29 replies)
... I just wanted to mention a particular dream that haunted me after my dad died. See my dad was a pipe fitter for a union and worked in an area known as "chemical valley" and I can remember when my mom would take us to go pick him up. Well that must have been stored in my subconscious because I would have these dreams that we would be driving down the road (in the same old car)... (29 replies)
... No, didn't get the song played at the funeral. We couldn't find it in time and even had we found it, I highly doubt my grandma would have let us play it because she was paying for the funeral....meaning it had to be a classy affair.
We went the rounds on a few things and my sister and I were just too exhausted to keep fighting it. I had quit my job to spend the last couple... (29 replies)
... INS thanks for sharing. Very touching. I am about the same age as you - a bit younger. My father died one year ago (he was 88), but we were all prepared as he had been diagnosed with cancer for five years.
It would have been devastating to lose my mother at the same time.
All I can say, is that everything happens for a reason and for the best, even if we do not know... (29 replies)
... y 2 stone in 1 month and was in near constant pain. I went home Xmas 2004 to spend time with them and dad had heart attack on Boxing day. Luckily I was there for both of them to help. Dad was released mid Jan and remained in pain throughout the whole of the year. He did lose weight but after numerous scans nothing came up. ... (29 replies)
... Then, the door opened and it was my husband and kids, I pushed them out and explained that she had died just literally one minute before and I wanted my son to wait because I didn't know what happened after they died. ... (29 replies)
... ome to bed and only been asleep for 40 minutes when I got a call saying it was not good news. From just being an op where people expected her to pull through she died a very short while later. ... (29 replies)
... easons. The biggest being because her and I did not get along, but I loved her and she was pretty much all I had left. So I grieve a lot of different things. She died of liver failure, due in part to drinking, gastric bypass surgery and basically, IMO, not feeling she had the right to live and be happy. ... (29 replies)
... Both my parents were 72 when they died. Dad died 2 days before his 73rd birthday, mum died 2 months 2 days before her 73rd. ... (29 replies)
... plate to deal with and being a man, you're less likely to talk to people about it...so please, use us here. That's why we're here. I am an orphan too. But my dad died when I was a child, and my mom died last August, when I was 28. It has been terribly hard. Especially recently. ... (29 replies)