I was diagnosed Dec 2015 with MESO, gone through two different types of chemo not much luck except that it is keeping it in check which is a blessing. Excepted the fact that it's terminal but it is very hard around my grandchildren. Any tips? All the very best with your mum..
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Hi M Portell
I saw someone called Lorraine (Lorraine was the name of my partner too, she died 2 years ago) write a comment somewhere in this site and I came across your story while startig to searching for Lorraine.
I find your and my stories to be similar, though with differences.
Lorraine has written " My mum's journey, which is still going on, has brought me closer to
her, has made me more compassionate to many more and and lastly, has made me
realize that being a carer is a sacred, unique privilege - even though at the
time you can't see that."
In this statement she speaks of the commonality of our journeys
My Lorraine taught me the art of forgiveness, she said its the hardest of all things to do. She showed me her journey towards her death and her death - the most intimate of all experiences.
Down there in the murky depths of extreme emotions that parallels the journey of death lays the experiences that Lorraine (from this site) has spoken of Its a hard crappie journey
Its something I hold onto as her gift to me.
My heart felt hugs for you .... being thrown back in the anger anxiety depression resignation sorrow or whatever emotion showing at any particular time.
"Existing until better days come along"
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