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... My mom had breast cancer that was in remission for ten years, and then all of a sudden her back started hurting. The doctors poo pooed her pain and sent her to chiropractors and the like. I'll tell you the whole story so this doesn't happen to someone else's mother. ... (11 replies)
... her colour changed as her kidneys and liver failed and her breathing went from laboured to very very shallow. ... (11 replies)
... In many cases there are symptoms that give an indication that death is imminent. ... (4 replies)

... You have my sympathy. I lost my mother to that horrid disease three years ago. If your Dad is in a good nursing home, they should be able to tell you if your father is near death. Is he at all responsive to you? ... (2 replies)
... It is really difficult sometimes to pinpoint the final stages. My dad went quickly...heart. ... (4 replies)
... The simple answer is no...they would not have known she was going to die that fast. ... (4 replies)
... pm that my mother might not make it though the night. i lived 8 hrs drive away. she died at 7.51 pm. from kidney cancer that she didn't know she had. she went to hospital with a sore shoulder. ... (4 replies)
... is 28 and has cystic fibrosis. Over the past year her health has steadily declined. She started living to make lasting memories for her son, who is 7. She has been in the hospital a lot more than usual, and her last trip in was about a month ago. ... (4 replies)
My son is dying.
Nov 29, 2005
... his first Thanksgiving without our Jason. I know your prayers helped. Time just can't be stopped and it keeps moving us farther away from the last time we talked to Jason. In looking at it another way, I guess we are moving closer to a time we will be with him again in heaven. We miss him so much. ... (324 replies)
My son is dying.
Nov 2, 2005
... stopping by and for your message KatKat. I just wish that their sibling rivalry had subsided somewhat before this tragedy struck our home. Best wishes always. How neat that you can keep your grandkids sometimes. ... (324 replies)
My son is dying.
Aug 30, 2005
... We took Jason up to visit grandparents in East TN on Friday, August 19. He took his last dose of the 3 week cycle of oral etoposide that night. ... (324 replies)
My son is dying.
Mar 17, 2005
... hrough all the posts, I found myself with tears in my eyes. I'm 17, and can't even imagine what you or your son are going through. I do know what it feels like to be your son's friends though. A close friend of mine has cancer, she's 18 next week. ... (324 replies)
... Hi Helen, you sound like my husband and I and can't stand for people who think they know how you should feel and can't stand even sympathy cards.. What we don't understand is why the hell didn't her husband have the balls to tell you what was happening? ... (20 replies)
... I want to echo that I am like that too. I have always thought I will never live long. ... (8 replies)
... Summer I am very sorry to hear about your mom. I lost both my parents to lung cancer. Dad died in 97 the same day as Princess Diana. ... (4 replies)
... in a stage 6 coma. The said she was brain dead. My beliefs are very different from theirs though. As she was laying there in the Hospice house, we would talk to her. We would start to cry as we told her how much we love her and how much we're going to miss her...and how much shes going to love it up in Heaven. ... (62 replies)
I feel jilted.
Mar 1, 2005
... First I would like to recommend a couple books to you. ... (11 replies)
... Odie, you need to talk to someone close to you about the way you feel. If you are having a hard time feeling good about yourself, you are most likely depressed. ... (2 replies)
... As a career Soldier, retired with twenty years. I've seen too much violent death, and to hear these stories is beautiful. My father had a stroke and is still struggeling with rehab, not sure how much longer he will last. ... (62 replies)

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