My best friend passed away this week

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  1. nuchickontheblock

    nuchickontheblock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My best friend has been very ill and struggling for a number of years. She's been in hospice care at home for the past 4 months and passed away this week. I'm still kind of in a fog. Her son has come from across the country to stay with me for a week so that we can do what has to be done for arrangements, dismantle her apartment, etc.

    I have been caring for her for many hours each day, going there after work to help her, as she only had one local family member to assist with her care. I didn't realize how tired I was until now. I'm relieved that her suffering is over, but I feel so sad. She had a very hard life and a difficult, miserable dying process. It doesn't seem fair.
     
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Sorry for your lose. I hope you remember, she no longer suffers and you now have a very special Guardian Angel.
     
  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Oh no..I'm so sorry. I will be praying for you and her family.
     
  4. Northwind

    Northwind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry to hear about her passing. :hugs
    You are a great friend, giving up your time to help her every day. Keep the memories of the times you had together close with you! I'll keep you and the family in my thoughts too.
     
  5. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Prayers for all. You are a special friend indeed. [​IMG]
     
  6. Bunnylady

    Bunnylady POOF Goes the Pooka

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    Prayers for you and her family[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. nuchickontheblock

    nuchickontheblock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for all the prayers and kind words.

    Sometimes when you don't have a sister, a special friend will be that sister for you -- we had that type of friendship. I happened to hear the song "thank you for being a friend" today, and realized that for a while that will be a song I will sing to myself when I'm missing her.
     
  8. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

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    I am so sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
     
  9. tntblake

    tntblake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry for your loss.
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Friends are such a treasure that the loss may seem overwhelming. In time draw upon the memories of good times and laughter that you shared. [​IMG]
     

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