Sooo… haven’t posted in a while.
I’ve been trying to recover, had returned to work, my dad is in a facility recovering from stomach cancer…
And my mom just up and died Monday.
I’m in TN right now, I FaceTime’d with my mom a few hours before she passed Monday and she seemed fine.
Spent all night Monday arranging to come down here, stayed in a chair at the facility with my dad for 2 nights and finally last night I got a hotel room and slept.
My primary care provider refilled pain meds, etc when I asked because we both knew I would need them again even though my recovery had been going ok.
I’m in shock still.
I’m finally able to chew but can’t eat for other reasons. At least I’m losing some of the pre-surgery weight I’d gained.
So sorry for you, you’ve had such a rough time, so much to deal with on top of surgery… Sending you a gentle hug & take care of yourself, prayer too
When it rains it pours! It seems like hard things often come in bunches, but I’m praying that once this storm is past, you’ll have many days of sunshine to help you recovery mentally, emotionally & physically. You’ve definitely had more than your share of challenges over the last many months, & I bet the shock of your mom’s passing feels beyond overwhelming.
I can only express the same sentiments that have already been given - I’m so, so sorry for your loss. I’m glad you had a good quality conversation with your mom before she passed. That is a gift.
It’s good to hear your surgery recovery is continuing in the right direction. I hope your pain stays at bay while you deal w/ the family situation.
Sending you a hug & lifting you up in prayer, @tokenegret.
I’m just now at the 2 month mark post Surgery. It seems impossible to imagine it was just 2 months ago. My mother’s faith and support really sustained me throughout, even though it was all long distance. We argued like crazy all my life but we never failed to say “I love you” at the end of a phone conversation and we always meant it.
I’m so sorry for your loss and all that your going through. I am definitely keeping you in my prayers. I lost my mom in October to the C word (I hate it so much I don’t even like to waste time spelling it out!) that same day I lost her, I also lost my aunt who was also my Godmother. Just all still seems unbelievable and not real. Anyways I somehow pressed through and you will too my friend. We are stronger than we know. I’m praying for you.
Hugs and prayers for you too @Ddmarie , sorry for your losses as well, very tough
Praying for your continue strength Dee. Through it all🖐
WOW! So hard @Ddmarie! I understand that surreal feeling. Been there as well when my mom died a few years ago. I’m glad you have faith in God to help shore you up during this difficult period. For both you & @tokenegret, the pain does give way to happy memories over time, but grieving is necessary to get to those happier days.
Sending you a hug & praying for peace to reign in your heart.
Thank you Isaiah really appreciate it. And I’m sorry that you lost your mom as well. It’s just been rough and one thing after another. I was so busy taking care of others that I wasn’t able to really take care of myself so you just keep going. Now that I do have time I am sincerely glad to have all of you to help keep me pointed in the right direction.
Thank you Michael, you too my friend! Your getting closer every day and I continue to ! We got this!
Thank you, Jules truly appreciate your kind words.
Yes !! I love your attitude!