Well John is finally nearing the end of this horrendous journey. Palliative Care have told me 'any time now' and we sit, my daughters and myself, and we watch him as his breathing pauses for long periods. We have been sitting watching for over 24 hours now. I had thought that he would have entered a coma state by now, but no, the poor man is aware of everything that is happening. He is lightly sedated but still startles and is scared and begs me to help him. Whoever said that death was a peaceful transition was a liar! I hate this suffering with a passion! I sit beside him and pray that this next breath be his last. Hopefully soon he will be at peace!
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I'm sending you all big hugs at this horrendous time.
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Dear Jan I have you in my prayers.
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I am thinking of you and your family .
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John passed away this afternoon. It doesn't matter how prepared you think you are it is still a shock when it happens! I am relieve he is no longer suffering but I miss him so much already!
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Iam deeply sorry for you and your family. His suffering has finished and how sad it is that yours continues. Hugs and prayers Min
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My condolences ,Jan . I've heard it said before that it doesn't make it easier when it happens , even though you knew the person you love was soon going to die .
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I don't know you, but my thoughts go out to you. I hope you and your family are doing ok. I am really sorry for your loss.
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Dear Jan, So sorry to hear about your husbands passing, he is at peace now but such a shame our heartache goes on and on. Prayers and thoughts going your way xxx
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