just been informed 4 weeks to live......f@#$# how do you take this in that the woman we love is leaving us soon....horrible hollow feeling ..empty
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I was in the same situation, it is Devastating, nothing can prepare us for this. We were married 40ys, my lovely wife just 12mths into retirement, retired at 55 to enjoy her life. Given 4 wks, and survived another 2 years. Be with her, hold her hand, stroke her hair, tell her you love her, be with her. I am so sorry, I have no words to offer, If I had the magic wand, I would give it to you. wombat4
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i have just spent the last few days with my mother in law and they have been magical sad special times ; thankyou for your kind words.. i feel your loss,i feel your pain and sadness.. one thing from this is that you are right we get to hold her hand and massage her feet and hands and tell her we love her.. must say she is a pillar of strength and accepting her fate in her heart, has not been told a time .. no one needs to have a time on them as no one really knows do they.. she is getting her things in order and enjoying the life she know has xxxx here to the special times ahead ,, hard , sad , emotional , bonding , loving . tender timesxxx
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So very hard to be told that someone you love has very limited time, I lost my wonderful father in Feb this year,we were lucky to have been able to spend time with dad before he passed away, we were all with him up to the end & to be with dad & see him finally at peace, no more pain, no more struggling, was so beautiful,but my heart was broken...I miss him so much but I know he is in a much better place now. Life can be so cruel... I wish you strength & send my thoughts to you at this moment in time. Alison xxx
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So very hard to be told that someone you love has very limited time, I lost my wonderful father in Feb this year,we were lucky to have been able to spend time with dad before he passed away, we were all with him up to the end & to be with dad & see him finally at peace, no more pain, no more struggling, was so beautiful,but my heart was broken...I miss him so much but I know he is in a much better place now. Life can be so cruel... I wish you strength & send my thoughts to you at this moment in time. Alison xxx
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So very hard to be told that someone you love has very limited time, I lost my wonderful father in Feb this year,we were lucky to have been able to spend time with dad before he passed away, we were all with him up to the end & to be with dad & see him finally at peace, no more pain, no more struggling, was so beautiful,but my heart was broken...I miss him so much but I know he is in a much better place now. Life can be so cruel... I wish you strength & send my thoughts to you at this moment in time. Alison xxx
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thanks Alison for your kind words, sorry about the loss of your father , life is cruel at times but we have no say and like you said just enjoy the time that we have left ,,, scary , surreal, times xx
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