My mother passed away on May 4. During the last months of her life I accompanied her to every doctor appointment, cooked weekly meals for her and my dad, and helped out however I could. I was with her when when she drew her final breath. But I haven’t been able to write about any of that. Rather, I threw myself into what was happening with grandson Ben and the two brain operations he had only two weeks after my mother’s death. My sister has written about her thoughts and feelings surrounding the death of our mother. This is her blog post…

AllBeckysCreations

Mom0001You know how it goes….. just about the time you get real use to the way things are…. something changes.

You have to stop and rearrange your thoughts, your attitudes, your visions, dreams, wishes…..  home, possessions.

 In 2010 my Mom was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.  It was a very traumatic experience for us all.  I watched as my Mom courageously accepted her chemo as a way of life.  She held her head high,  smiling and being as lovely as she ever was, and she always was very lovely!  Once the diagnosis of remission occurred we all celebrated.  Every month that she went in to have her status checked, and they reported more remission, we were ecstatic!

These great reports continued for a good long while, then around November Mom started to complain about how bad she felt.  The bad feelings grew and by Christmas she was saying that she knew…

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