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Old 04-30-2008, 12:54 AM   #1
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Very sad week

I've been at my mother's house since my brother died on Saturday. He was only 50 but he had 2 heart attacks last year and had been in poor health for a number of years. He was an amputee and had moved in with my mom after my dad died 3 years ago so they could look after each other. It was my mom's biggest fear to find him after he had already passed but sadly, that's what happened. She's completely devastated. My kids and I are her only relatives left aside from her brother. She'll be coming to live with us sometime in the next months - as soon as we can get her packed up. She's lived in her home for over 40 years so it won't be easy for her, especially since she's just lost my brother. If ya'll could add my mom to your thoughts, I'd be really grateful.
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Old 04-30-2008, 01:04 AM   #2
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I'm praying for your mom Terry, as well as for you. This is a very hard time for both of you, but it is good that you have each other to go through this with. I'm sorry that this has happened. Remember you can turn to your DC family any time you need us.

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Old 04-30-2008, 01:08 AM   #3
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Terry, you and your mother will be in my thoughts, I'm very sorry for your loss
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Old 04-30-2008, 01:08 AM   #4
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so sad u have had this bad news. does u mom want to move. when my husband was killed, my kids wanted me to move out of the house where it happened. i told them no, that his dad and i were very happy there and i wanted to be able to remember that for a while.

i was right, it really helped the process of grief. i stayed there for two years. then i moved.



so really listen to what your mom wants. she probably knows better than anyone

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hugs and prayers are being sent.
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Old 04-30-2008, 02:16 AM   #6
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Terry, so sorry for all you grief now. You have my thoughts and prayers, as do your family..If there is anything else I could help with in some way..I'm here.
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oh, I'm so sorry to hear your sad revelations, Terry---how so very sad for your family...of course, we'll keep you in our thoughts and wishes for courage and strength at this time of your brother's death....please lean on us
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I've been at my mother's house since my brother died on Saturday. He was only 50 but he had 2 heart attacks last year and had been in poor health for a number of years. He was an amputee and had moved in with my mom after my dad died 3 years ago so they could look after each other. It was my mom's biggest fear to find him after he had already passed but sadly, that's what happened. She's completely devastated. My kids and I are her only relatives left aside from her brother. She'll be coming to live with us sometime in the next months - as soon as we can get her packed up. She's lived in her home for over 40 years so it won't be easy for her, especially since she's just lost my brother. If ya'll could add my mom to your thoughts, I'd be really grateful.
Terry


So sorry to hear about the loss of your brother.

My condolences, thoughts and prayers are with you in this most difficult time. I can truly relate to your devastating experience.

I lost one of mine 3-1/2 years ago to diabetes and alcoholism. He could have lived with the diabetes, but that and alcoholism just don't mix.

I also truly commend your mom as well, and I hope that you both can find
some consoling. God bless.
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Old 04-30-2008, 04:23 AM   #9
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I'm so sorry for your lose. Frrl free to share with us when you need to.
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Old 04-30-2008, 04:37 AM   #10
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Oh Terry, I'm so sorry to hear about your brother. It's good that your mom is coming to live with you and your family. I'm sure being around the kids will be so good for her. Sending you hugs and peaceful thoughts.
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