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Week 15- Saying Goodbye


The new season of my life. The administrator of my Dad care and helping my Mom deal with the transfer of her beloved husband of almost 70 years to a nursing home the day after my birthday. What a ball of emotions, I am crying as I write this post, but this is the only time I can be a daughter and grieve.  In conversations, with medical staff, I must be together. We discuss changes in medication, around the clock nursing care, a  DNR orders, my heart is in my stomach.  I remain stone-faced so my Mom has a shoulder to lean on, only when I am at home, I sob like a child at the thought of loosing my Dad. Today we are bringing my birthday celebration dinner to the hospital, I will have my birthday with my Dad for the last time.

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  1. Blessings to you and your mother, Roz. My heart aches for the emotion I feel in your words. May you find great comfort and solace as you grieve.

  2. So sorry to hear about what you & your family are going through. You are a loving, kind, unselfish daughter who has made a positive impact on your parents lives!

    • Thank you for the kind words, I am trying to do everything I can to make him comfortable. This has been such an emotional time but secretly I am hoping he will rally and be here just a little while longer. There is a physical pain in my chest, feels like my heart is crushed. You see my Dad’s name is Ross and I am the sidekick Roz.
      The mix up with the names has been hilarious over the years, we are forever linked.
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  3. Sending LOVE!!!!

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