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OldCM
Like my mother said to me ...
Fri Dec 17, 2010 10:31
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... two months before she died, "I'm not afraid of death. I'm afraid of what I might have to go through to get there from here."

  • My Little Boy Is 4, As Well...Uru Hammer, Fri Dec 17 10:13
    ...and went thru a period of morbid fascination. I think it was his first understanding of death, at least to some extent. What I thought was important was to make sure that fear was not a part of... more
    • Like my mother said to me ... — OldCM, Fri Dec 17 10:31
      • and I hope she had no reason to fear it...Siã☀©, Sat Dec 18 12:32
        as in, I hope her passage was uneventful rather than tumultuous... My Mum's passage from here to there was unbearable harsh... Particularly for a woman who was so kind, gentle, and loving to all...... more
        • Who knows?OldCM, Sat Dec 18 15:13
          As she had requested, she died in the same hospice where my Dad died in 2006. They kept her pretty much drugged up on morphine and some other medication. But what went on in her mind? Who knows? I... more
          • how muddled she was... The confusion brought on by the heavy meds bothered her almost as much as the pain... She was a tiny woman, 4'9" tall and barely 95 lbs yet they gave her dosages that would... more
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