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Discussion in 'End of life care' started by Baby Bunty, Jan 8, 2019.

  1. canary

    canary Registered User

    Feb 25, 2014
    10,548
    Female
    South coast
    Im glad they have finally got the syringe driver sorted out @BrianSausage . Her pain will be easier to manage now.
     
  2. Theresalwaystomorrow

    Theresalwaystomorrow Registered User

    Dec 23, 2017
    345
    My thoughts are with you all xxxxx
    This terrible disease rips families apart I hate it
    Take care x
     
  3. Baby Bunty

    Baby Bunty Registered User

    Jan 24, 2018
    297
    My darling beautiful mum passed yesterday with all her family with her..it was beautiful...i then washed and redress mum( last offices). And we put patsy cline on and opened a bottle of champagne..all sibling plus grandchildren raised a toast to mum..and myself and sibling each spoke about what mum meant to us...it was very touching..truely beautiful..xxxxxxxxxxxx
     
  4. canary

    canary Registered User

    Feb 25, 2014
    10,548
    Female
    South coast
    That is indeed a very touching tribute to your mum
    Im glad it was peaceful and she is now at rest.
    ((((((((((((((((((((((((((hugs))))))))))))))))))))))))
     
  5. Theresalwaystomorrow

    Theresalwaystomorrow Registered User

    Dec 23, 2017
    345
    That has just gave me goose pimples, what a beautiful tribute xx
    Thanks for sharing xx
     
  6. Duggies-girl

    Duggies-girl Registered User

    Sep 6, 2017
    1,554
    I agree, that was a lovely tribute to your mum and so pleased that she passed peacefully. I think that is what everyone wishes for.
     
  7. Melles Belles

    Melles Belles Registered User

    Jul 4, 2017
    361
    Female
    South east
    Condolences to you @Baby Bunty wishing you strength
     
  8. Ostrich63

    Ostrich63 Registered User

    Jul 9, 2018
    27
    So very sorry for your loss and yet pleased you Mom passed so peacefully. A lovely act for a loved Mother and Grandmother. My thoughts are with you all.
     
  9. Baby Bunty

    Baby Bunty Registered User

    Jan 24, 2018
    297
    Thankyou all for your kind words...xxxxxxxxx
     
  10. Izzy

    Izzy Volunteer Moderator

    Aug 31, 2003
    59,594
    Female
    Dundee
    A lovely tribute indeed.

    I'm glad your mum has passed peacefully. Wishing you strength for the days to come.
     
  11. Cat27

    Cat27 Volunteer Moderator

    Feb 27, 2015
    10,217
    Merseyside
    I’m so sorry. My thoughts are with you.
     
  12. KathrynAnne

    KathrynAnne Registered User

    Jun 6, 2018
    272
    Female
    South Yorkshire
    You certainly did your Mum proud. Thinking about you xxx
     
  13. Baby Bunty

    Baby Bunty Registered User

    Jan 24, 2018
    297
    Had to sort and removed mums stuff from nursing home..it was so so upsetting..got date from funeral todsy..12th feb .long time to wait..keeping myself busy..keep writing thoughts down..and hope i feel..which i think will help me.xx
     
  14. yak55

    yak55 Registered User

    Jun 15, 2015
    616
    So sorry x
     
  15. AliceA

    AliceA Registered User

    May 27, 2016
    2,419
    Holding you in prayer and love.
     
  16. Grannie G

    Grannie G Volunteer Moderator

    Apr 3, 2006
    69,586
    Kent
    This must have given you great comfort.
     
  17. garfield3

    garfield3 Registered User

    Jun 30, 2018
    172
    So sorry for your loss. However what a beautiful tribute. You did your mum proud.
     
  18. canary

    canary Registered User

    Feb 25, 2014
    10,548
    Female
    South coast
    I remember removing everything from mums room in her care home. Half a dozen black plastic bags and a couple of boxes in the back of my car. It didnt seem much for 92 years of life.
    (((((((((((((((((((((((((((hugs)))))))))))))))))))))))
     
  19. Baby Bunty

    Baby Bunty Registered User

    Jan 24, 2018
    297
    I had always said to care home that i would do last offices for mum..months ago..and when time came i was honoured and privileged to do it..my 2 nieces help.she looked beautiful new nighie scarf and rosemary beards around her...i felt that was what i needed to do..then eldest brotheropened bottle bubbly and all 7 off us plus 20 maybe more grandchildren all sang patsy cline..it was beautiful...all home staff was in tears!!.xxx
     
  20. Shedrech

    Shedrech Volunteer Moderator

    Dec 15, 2012
    8,042
    Yorkshire
    sad news @Baby Bunty
    and yet what you write is also joyous
     

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