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julesgreen
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Joined: Sun Aug 05, 2007 9:41 pm

Is this normal?

Postby julesgreen » Thu Mar 27, 2008 9:39 pm

Since I last posted my Dad is now in a hospice, last week he was given 2 - 4 weeks to live, but since then he seems to have perked up and after his morphine was increased he has started going home for a few hours a day, but 1 day he's sleeping all the time the next he seems 'with it' and my stepmother is saying he isn't going anywhere, I feel like I am on a rollercoaster, up one day down the next. One day I get ready for the end the next I don't know what to think,doesnt help that I cant see him myself but when I did see him last week he was in a very bad way.

sharmayo
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Joined: Wed Aug 01, 2007 9:21 pm

Hi Jules

Postby sharmayo » Fri Mar 28, 2008 11:50 am

I felt just like you,one day my dad was good and the next he would be rough.
You just need to take one day at a time

Take Care

Sharon

angelinamacc
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Joined: Sun Jul 08, 2007 11:51 am

Hi Jules

Postby angelinamacc » Mon Mar 31, 2008 5:21 pm

Just want to send you my support at this awful time.
They told me that mum had days rather than weeks and she lived for 2 weeks more. It is awful not knowing but the staff really can only guess, I hope your Dad is as comfortable as possible though.
Love and thoughts
Angie

Bonnie Blue

Postby Bonnie Blue » Mon Mar 31, 2008 5:39 pm

I am so sorry the anxiety is very hard to deal with :(

claude
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Joined: Wed Jun 27, 2007 7:11 pm

Postby claude » Wed Apr 02, 2008 12:13 pm

hi
it was exactly like this with my mum and i know how awful it is.I will be thinking of you and your family. love claude x