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... I am a 44 year old woman who smoked for years, but I quit years ago. COPD killed my mother's mother, and both my father and mother have COPD, one in Spain and one in the US. I am writing because of my mother. ... (3 replies)
... Actually I made a career change after my Mother's death and spent seven years working in Hospice. ... (4 replies)
... She said last night before we went to bed that she can't wait for the nurse to take her cathater out so she can finally walk to the bathroom. She is fighting death and it is making hard on all of us. I just hate to see someone live this way. ... (4 replies)

Dec 14, 2012
... ase. From what Ive heard there is no cure as it is rare. It is caused by smoking. It supposedly is to slow down when you quit smoking. I have done numerous times and it does not seem to be slowing at all. My doctor told me when I was diagnosed at 30yrs old, you basically suffocate. This scares me to death. ... (2 replies)
... cheese containers that you cook in he microwave. and 2 brownies. 6 oz of sprite. She normally eats the whole container, but the last few times shes ate them she is eating less and less. ... (9 replies)
... Proud Daughter, what I have learned is that we show our love by feeding them. Food gives and sustains life therefore we feel we have to feed them. ... (9 replies)
... Librarabbit, I feel you pain. My mother is 67 yrs old and is on alot of medicines. I weighed her today as I do weekly and she is 82.2lbs. She can no longer cook or clean. I do that for her. My dad does the shopping and washes clothes because he seems to enjoy do it. ... (9 replies)
... After reading these passages I think I'm more confused than I thought I was. My mom is 63 and has been told she's in "end stage" COPD. ... (9 replies)
... hour care. Mom is too weak to stay alone now. We know she has fallen at least one time while home alone. She has had difficulty reheating the meals we prepare and has forgotten to take her meds on several occasions. ... (9 replies)
... I also needed in the worst way to know how much longer my Mother would live. I wanted her suffering to end and I could not understand what kept her going on and on. Every case is different so there is no simple answer to the question. ... (9 replies)
... years and has only left her home to be taken to the Dr or hospital. ... (9 replies)
... I posted in November of 2009. As you can tell from reading my post, I was very frustrated and worried about my Mother's condition. I did not understand what was going on and did not know what to expect. Little did I know how much worse things would get. ... (9 replies)
... I am also seeing this same thing happen with my mom.I am told she dont have much time left.but she is still holding on. (9 replies)
... She can be at death's door for two or three days. You think the end is near, you're making funeral plans, you're preparing yourself. Then the next day she's up and eating and you can't believe it is the same person. This cursed disease is so unpredictable, so maddening for everyone involved. ... (4 replies)
... law has moved into my home on October 15th because we were told she is in her final stages of COPD. She is bed ridden, has a cathader and a diaper on and can't walk anymore. ... (4 replies)
... My dad age 90 had COPD and then lung cancer and was put into the palliative care unit in the hospital.I was advised that only terminal people with less than a week were approved to go there. ... (4 replies)
... I was called by LiefAlert to my near 83 year old aunt that had fallen. She was very confused when I arrived, and I called 911 and she was ultimately admitted to hospital. ... (4 replies)
... Hi my husband is 69 and has COPD and still smokes and smokes. He still works though because.....if he stops work i told him we cant afford him to smoke as well on a pension.... ... (1 replies)
... jog more than a mile at a time without starting to get dizziness and tunnel vision. ... (0 replies)
Mom with COPD
May 25, 2012
... m in a similar situation in some ways. My dad was diagnosed with the disease 5 or 6 years ago, however, neither or my parents told me about it until about a year and a half ago. His condition has majorly deteriorated since they told me, he has a nebuliser and oxygen at home now and needs them a lot. ... (2 replies)

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