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Old 07-21-2006, 12:41 AM   #11
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Oh Dove...........my heart goes out to her, you and all her loved ones. Such a sad time for you all. Huge hugs! My prayers are going up. Such a heavy load the caregiver must be caring having made such a mistake. I hope it was unintentional that the caregiver neglected to mention it. Is it possible she/he was scared and just didn't think about it and just wanted her to receive care quickly.

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Old 07-21-2006, 04:37 AM   #12
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I don't really know you but... I'm so sorry. Thats a sad thing to happen. I'll pray, and if you do to she'll get better. They always get better when someone really needs them too.

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Old 07-21-2006, 06:46 AM   #13
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Dove, so sorry to hear about your friend Lorraine. She is lucky to have you as a friend. I do hope she doesn't suffer. (((prayers sent)))
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Dove, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I'm sorry to hear of your sorrows.
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Old 07-21-2006, 06:22 PM   #15
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Thanks to all of you..it is hard to see her like this.
Food and water are being with held so I Pray it won't be too long. When I saw her last at the hospital I left a note ( her family left me alone with her to say good bye) My note said " Good Bye My Dear Friend, I love You." She lives (lived ?) just a few blocks from me..I don't know if I will go over to see her. Her daughter said today if I wanted to I could come over anytime. They are such a strong Catholic family..I think I make them feel helpless because all I can do is hold her hand and cry. If she can hear me (?) I don't want her to hear me do that. Can you all understand that ?? We are both diabetic and I have found this not only brings on a migraine but my blood sugar goes up.

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Old 07-21-2006, 06:59 PM   #16
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Marge, I am so sorry. I'm glad you left that note for her but something tells me that she knows you love her.
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Old 07-21-2006, 07:56 PM   #17
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After spending last Monday with my group of senior friends and then going out to lunch...I learned on Tuesday my dearest friend of all had a massive stroke Monday night and her Caregiver didn't tell the Paramedics that she did not want to be resuscitated. They did and now she is in a coma...They are sending her home today...I just don't know how long she will last with out food or water.

I prayed so hard that she would wake up but after seeing our Dr. today he said there is no hope..she will go on but he can't say when. I have shed enough tears to float a Battleship. We have been very close for 20 years. I now Pray that it will be soon ...go in Peace my dear friend.
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Old 07-21-2006, 09:21 PM   #18
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Oh Marge, I'm so sorry. Praying for both you and Lorraine. Thank goodness you can come and share some of your burden here dear lady. We will take up as much as we can for you.
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Old 07-22-2006, 12:59 PM   #19
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Thinking of you, Marge. Hugs.
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Old 07-22-2006, 03:22 PM   #20
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I'm sorry to hear that, Marge..
I hope she won't suffer to long and find a peaceful end of a long and filled life...

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