My Mom died on Mother's Day!

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For everyone that is a caregiver for someone, especially their Mother, please stop and give her a big hug and a kiss. Tell her you love her and thanks for being your mom. My mom passed away this morning. I had been her caregiver for about 14 years. I knew she wasn't doing real well, but had no idea she would pass this morning. She had a very peaceful passing, as she went basically in her sleep. I was standing right at her bed with the Hospice nurse who was taking her blood pressure and she just stopped breathing. I did not even have a chance to tell her Happy Mother's Day. So please everyone take my advice and cherish this day and be thankful you can say Happy Mother's Day to her.

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Debo, I am sure everyone here is truly sorry for your loss. Take a moment to look in the mirror and remind yourself that you did your very best to make her life as good as it could be. May you be blessed with that comfort. And now, you have a special angel looking over you! Take time for yourself and seek out a support group to help you through the transition. Thinking of you . . .
Debo -- What a wonderful daughter you are. I'm sure you mom is watching over you from Heaven and know you are so very blessed for being the blessing in your mom's life. May only good things come your way and may your heart feel the warmth of your Mother's love now and forever.
I'm so glad to her that her passing was peaceful. I don't really no what to say but your story is touching. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Thank you all for your kind words and thoughts. It means so much to have your comments.
Debo, I am so sorry for your loss. And especially sorry it happened today. You did a wonderful job caring for her for so long. Not many of us could do that.
Thank you glad, I really appreciate you taking time to comment on my post. It really means alot to have kind words and reinforcement and caring from others. Thanks again, Debby
Deb, I am so sorry to read about your mother passing yesterday. She had had a long battle. I'm glad that hospice was there with you. They are such a blessing when we want to keep our loved ones at home.
Deb, so sorry for your loss this Mother's Day. She passed peacefully, you were there with her. Remembering that good part will make Mother's Day special for you in years to come, I am hoping, through my own tears for you today.
Jessie, thank you and yes she did have a long battle. Hospice was excellent, everyone has been in and out of the house all day making sure I don't need anything, even the doctor has called me twice today making sure I'm OK. I have heard a lot about bad experiences with Hospice but I was really lucky to get such a great team.
Sendme, Thank you and yes, I am so glad it was extremely peaceful and I will always cherish that. I am sorry you have your own tears and I truly thank you for thinking about me. I will keep you in my thoughts and say a prayer for you.
Hugs to everyone, what a tough journey we go through.
You were there....that's all that matters. Your mom was lucky to have such a wonderful daughter.

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