Our Kath really needs our hugs

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  1. Goofyish

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  3. WDWfan uk

    WDWfan uk <font color=red>.... but you can call me Shirley :

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    I have cut and pasted her post here so we can do our own 'British' thread for her:-

    <b>I just returned home from making arrangements for my mother to enter hospice.

    She has been hospitalized for a methane resistant staph infection and overnight she developed pneumonia.

    She has basically starved to death. She is cancer free but she is so malnourished that she has no reserves to fight the pneumonia.

    Her physicians told me to call my siblings to come if they want to see her alive. If she lives through the night she will be transported by ambulance tomorrow morning to hospice. They do not expect her to survive the pneumonia.

    I am the eldest of 5 children and all of the responsibility seems to be mine. It is a terrible burden to bear with a broken heart. If you pray ask that I find the strength and courage to do what I must do, because I am feeling lost and alone right now. My husband is in Detroit and I can't seem to find him by phone. He will be home in an hour or two, I'm sure. But right now, I'm alone.

    I'm going back to the hospital soon. My mother goes in and out of consciousness, I hope to catch her during a lucid moment.

    Katholyn</b>
     
  4. WDWfan uk

    WDWfan uk <font color=red>.... but you can call me Shirley :

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    Kath, my heart goes out to you and I know that the love you feel for your mother will give you the courage to face this.

    I hope your family are with you just as soon as they can be so that you do not have to go through this alone.

    You have done so so much before and since your mother's surgery - you couldn't have done any more and I'm sure everyone, not least your mother, appreciates the love and care you have given her.
     
  5. Bwalker

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    Kath, my prayers are with you, my friend.

    Hugs,
    Lorraine
     
  6. sadeeyore

    sadeeyore <font color=FF6600>Got lost on the Teen Board whil

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    You and your family are in my prayers and thoughts at this difficult time.
     
  7. TracyK

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    Kath I'm so sorry to hear this awful news. I'm praying for you and your family.
    Tracy
     
  8. signtalker

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    Kath sending you lots of pixie dust and big HUGZ from us all

    Julia Andy and Josh
     
  9. Fantasia Sam

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    Hugs, prayers and pixie dust to you Katholyn

    From us both

    Sam & Paul
     
  10. Mrs Dazzle

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    Kath - you are not alone, you have many friends here who are all thinking of you at this sad time.

    You will find the strength to go on because that's part of your nature.

    Please feel me reaching out to give you a hug, I so know what it's like to sit with a parent and watch them slowly slip away, knowing there's nothing you can do to help. My heart it breaking for you, Kath.

    Please look after yourself.

    Annie, Darryl and Katie
     
  11. Janice

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    My dear friend I am so sorry. I will keep you all in my prayers and thoughts. Hospice care is truly remarkable - your mother will be in the best hands possible to make her as comfortable as she could possibly be. You have been a wonderful daughter Kath - I hope that you will have your family surrounding you soon.

    Much love
    Janice
    xx
     
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    Kath I'm thinking of you.

    It doesn't seem fait how the bigger burden seems to fall more on one sibling than others,but it happens all the time I know.
     
  13. squitty

    squitty <font color=006633>With a little bit of Pixie Dust

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    Kath, so sorry to hear this, we're all thinking of you here.

    Love and Hugs
    Michelle & Neil
     
  14. jjcollins

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    Thinking of you and your family :( {{{{{hugs}}}}}



    jj.......
     
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    Hugs & Love to you {{{{{{{{{}}}}}}}}}
     
  16. BONZO

    BONZO <font color=660066>Has been known to go off topic!

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    Kath,


    Thinking of you at what must be a very difficult period for you.


    {{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{HUGS}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}


    From all of us.
     
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    Katholyn ~

    Hope everything goes well for you and your mom.

    {{{{{Hugs}}}}}
     
  18. Olaf

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    Kath, I'm so sorry for you. :(
     
  19. KayleeUK

    KayleeUK Still here.....

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    {{{{HUGS}}}} to you Kath.
     
  20. Shugmac

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    Thinking of you and your family at a difficult time

    Sharon
     
  21. Beth__WDW23/6/02

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    Sending our love,and hugs to you Katholyn.
    You and your family,and especially your mum are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Sending lots of pixie dust.

    Love & Hugs,
    Beth,Mart & Chelsea
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
     

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