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    Ohh I'm so sorry to hear this. Both about your...

    Ohh I'm so sorry to hear this. Both about your cancer and about your friend. It's amazing to me how some people are completely unaware of how insensitive they are being.

    I imagine that satan is...
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    Hello my dear; Last night I cried into my rice...

    Hello my dear;

    Last night I cried into my rice dinner, a huge cry with salty tears down my face and into my food. Just now I cried and wailed on the kitchen floor after I couldn't find the blender...
  4. It's really tough to see our loved ones making...

    It's really tough to see our loved ones making choices that we KNOW are affecting their health and well being, and not being able to do anything about it. Just like you wanting to get upset at her...
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    Your story touched my heart. Much love to you...

    Your story touched my heart. Much love to you through this...
    I know it feels hard to imagine the future, not knowing what to do or where to go or how to rebuild. The future is up to you - life by...
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    Hey there - sometimes it takes a few days to hear...

    Hey there - sometimes it takes a few days to hear a reply on these forums, as many of the posters are busy caregivers or patients. I know I try to jump on once a week for an hour or so. Sorry to hear...
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    You are so strong and so amazing, I imagine your...

    You are so strong and so amazing, I imagine your hubby would be so very proud of you :)

    I love the little giggle about crossing some people off the list... so honest and true... I know some Aunts...
  8. Much love to you. There is a lovely little...

    Much love to you.
    There is a lovely little pocket book called "As Much Time as it Takes" which you can likely order online. Give it to your hubby and friends. It's basically an easy to read...
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    Just take it one day at a time, and be there for...

    Just take it one day at a time, and be there for your mama in any way you can. Take care of yourself. The stress can be overwhelming, but this too shall pass. Don't forget to breathe and take...
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    Aloha Ke Akua - Nahko and Medicine for the...

    Aloha Ke Akua - Nahko and Medicine for the People. It is GORGEOUS and I recommend it to EVERYONE.
  11. Wow, this is beautiful and made me cry. I am...

    Wow, this is beautiful and made me cry. I am sitting here typing with tears on my face!
    I am writing this down, thank you.
    Roxanne
  12. Oh NanaK, that is awful news... I'm so sorry to...

    Oh NanaK, that is awful news... I'm so sorry to hear that.
    I am finding that as our family is surrounded by darkness, the light has to come from within ourselves... have those meaningful...
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    My mother has really bad bloodsugar problems with...

    My mother has really bad bloodsugar problems with pancreatic cancer. It was partially to do with taking the medication Dexamethasone (spelling?). Our doctors said that since it has little to do with...
  14. Holy Moly! I think what I have learned most from...

    Holy Moly!
    I think what I have learned most from this journey is that we NEVER KNOW. We think we know, but we don't know. Every time I think my mom is about to pass away, she gets better. Every time...
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    Hi MomsSon, I am also currently caring for my...

    Hi MomsSon,
    I am also currently caring for my mother whom has pancreatic cancer. She's here at home with us, in a hospital bed. It's been a long journey from that first phone call telling us the...
  16. Hi NanaK, I just wanted to echo what the others...

    Hi NanaK,
    I just wanted to echo what the others are saying about never knowing how long. It is so hard not to know. September 2012 my mother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer that had...
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