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... d be on several meds. My Mother took many pills each day for high blood pressure, anxiety, edema, constipation, etc. She was on morphine for the last 15 months of her life. Lots of COPD'ers take many more medicines. ... (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. ... (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)

... 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)
... never followed through with therapy or any type of oxygen. ... (2 replies)
... from when I was around 17 until roughly 22. Aside from a handful of isolated social situations, I haven't smoked either since I quit 8 years ago. ... (0 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. Today she at less of it than she ever has. ... (9 replies)
... Then Saturday was her day of clarity. She helped make Easter baskets. Helped color eggs. ... (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. ... (9 replies)
... more confused than I thought I was. My mom is 63 and has been told she's in "end stage" COPD. Hospice is in our home but after reviewing Hospice's criteria for COPD patients it's not the typical 6 month time frame used by their assessment teams. Her pulmonologist has said 8 months maybe. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks Amy! It is one of the hardest things I have been through. From what I have read she is at the end of this disease. I understand the end can be quick or drawn out. I pray that my Mom doesn't suffer. ... (9 replies)
... WOW! I can relae to these posts about COPD. My mom has been suffering so long from this terrible disease. She has been on oxygen for 5+ years and has only left her home to be taken to the Dr or hospital. We (my sisters and I) have been preparing Mom's meals since before Thanksgiving. We place in small freezer containers and label. She only has remove and heat in the mircowave.... (9 replies)
... just wanted to see what the out come of this post was because I have also been seeing this with my mom. ... (9 replies)
... In 1996 I moved in with my Mother to care for her in her final days of cancer which had metastasized to her lungs. ... (4 replies)
... dalton12399, I genuinely understand your questions here. This is exactly what I am going through with my Mother. 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... (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)
... Her bodily systems are gradually shutting down, but this is not a regular, predictable process. I would say that the nurse's evaluation was based on the signs of her heart not pumping enough blood around to oxygenate her tissues. A person who is in bed can actually get by even with most of the systems 'running on empty'. ... (4 replies)
... thank you for your reply.i am so sorry to hear about your losses,i am still struggling with the death of my grandmother .and i am also sorry to hear about what you are going through. ... (4 replies)
... My dad age 90 had COPD and then lung cancer and was put into the palliative care unit in the hospital. ... (2 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)

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