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    *hugs* So sorry to hear it's spread. Losing...

    *hugs*
    So sorry to hear it's spread. Losing your mom is not an easy thing to go through.
    Definitely make the most of the time you have with her. Hug lots, laugh often, ask questions about her life...
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    6 months. 26 weeks. 188 days. 4512 hours.

    Is how long I've been without your beautiful face.

    Truthfully, we lost you weeks before that.
    The change was so rapid and brain metastasis painfully obvious.
    But you were still here.
    We could...
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    She does sound quite lucky! Don't be afraid to...

    She does sound quite lucky!
    Don't be afraid to jinx it, you deserve to rejoice in the good moments.
    Thoughts are with you.
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    I'm going to sort of reiterate what has already...

    I'm going to sort of reiterate what has already been said, but only you can decide how you want to deal with your mother going forward.
    I can't begin to imagine the feelings you have towards her,...
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    This place sounds exciting and beautiful, Zim,...

    This place sounds exciting and beautiful, Zim, I'm happy you were able to get away.
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    Scorpion Venom

    Please no one waste your time or money with this alternative form of treatment.
    I have now witnessed two people use this for lung cancer, both with no luck.
  7. Thread: One month

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    Eight days into month two. Time seems...

    Eight days into month two.
    Time seems irrelevant.
    Everything is a blur.
    I imagine this is what being a drug addict feels like.
    The sun rises and sets but I have no recollection of what happens in...
  8. Thread: One month

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    Lisa, Thank you for your reply and I'm so very...

    Lisa,

    Thank you for your reply and I'm so very sorry that you are able to relate to my situation.

    It's interesting you mention 'the images I'm carrying now' because they are in fact unpleasant...
  9. Thread: One month

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    One month

    Hi all,

    February 10th marked one month since we lost mom. I remember a month used to seem like forever, now time flies while days drag on.

    When people ask, I say I'm doing well. I don't even...
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    A shitty situation, indeed :lol: I hope it goes...

    A shitty situation, indeed :lol: I hope it goes well
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    Whatever you do, don't take it to heart. Don't...

    Whatever you do, don't take it to heart. Don't allow yourself to believe you're doing something wrong. There are a lot of new thoughts and feelings going on right now between the disease and the...
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    Hope it went well

    Hope it went well <3 thoughts are with you
  13. Thread: Overwhelmed

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    I agree, you definitely need to start supporting...

    I agree, you definitely need to start supporting yourself emotionally and taking little moments to breathe.. although I know that's not always possible.

    The short time I spent taking care of mom...
  14. Thread: Anger

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    Anger

    Hey all,

    I wish I had a more positive emotional breakthrough to post about but here I am. Sorry in advance.

    I'm pissed. Pissed at a lot of things and people and circumstances.

    I'm angry at...
  15. Thread: She's gone

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    She's gone

    Well, she's gone.
    Mom fought a short but hard & brave battle.
    Diagnosed end of March, she passed peacefully in hospice on Wednesday January 10th.

    I'm numb.
    Numb and busy with arrangements.
    Dad...
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    So sorry to hear of your wife's condition and...

    So sorry to hear of your wife's condition and know that you are doing great work in taking care of her.

    I am unsure of what the requirements for hospice are where you live, but here (east coast of...
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    Wow, Iím so sorry to hear about your dad and the...

    Wow, Iím so sorry to hear about your dad and the great amount of weight placed on tire shoulders.
    I feel awful for complaining as I am quite lucky in comparison.
    Mom wanders as well. Night is when...
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    Caregiver self care

    Hey guys,

    Hope everyone had the merriest Christmas possible filled with love and yummy baked goods.

    Iíve been home from uni full time now since the 18th.. really itís felt like an eternity. Iím...
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    Hey there, Mom went through an immunotherapy...

    Hey there,

    Mom went through an immunotherapy trial, too and the side effects you're describing are identical to hers. She was exhausted and food didn't taste good, it was really hard to get her to...
  20. Thread: Appetite

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    I had accepted mom's fate early into this...

    I had accepted mom's fate early into this journey, close friends thought I was being crass and pessimistic - googling too much. I always kept my speculations to myself and only ever encouraged mom...
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    Thanks for your reply, she is ok dex, yea. Her...

    Thanks for your reply, she is ok dex, yea.
    Her brain fog seemed to be present before taking it though.
    She does see things sometimes and exhibits some of the same traits of senility.
  22. This thread is quite old now, but if you're still...

    This thread is quite old now, but if you're still around I want you to know how sorry I am for what you had to go through and how thankful I am to have read it. It was a great comfort as I am going...
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    Hydropmorphone inquiry

    Can someone with first hand experience tell me what it's like to be on hydromorphone? Mom is currently taking 18mg in the morning and at night and 4mg breakthroughs every so often with a steroid.
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    Thank you for your reply, your post brought tears...

    Thank you for your reply, your post brought tears to MY eyes :cry: gosh.
    You're blessed to have had such a nice moment with her, the lucid ones are so very special. And for her to have said...
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    How to help my soon to be widower dad

    I've posted about my mothers illness under the lung cancer section but this is more general, long story short she is terminal and declining faster each day.

    My dad is her primary care giver and he...
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