Mom passed this morning at 1:04 am.

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She had taken a turn for the worse 2 weeks ago.Fall, infection, surgery on infected foot,ventilator, feeding tube. cardiac issues,,,,,all in a matter of days.We stood vigil at her bedside all day yesterday, I could not sleep and got out of bed at 1am, smoked a cig, then called hospital to check on her. It was 1:08 am.They were getting ready to call us, and were quite surprised that I called at that time. I went and spent 6 hours, just sitting with her.Just got home. Waiting for brothers to wake up and get the ball rolling on arrangements. BTW......it's my Birthday. I wish she could have waited a day or two more. Sad, relieved,and very tired. Thanks for being here for me these 3 years. Would not have made it without my AC family. Love you guys.

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Boni time to let it all go hun - sad doesn't come close but time will heal you I promise. It's weird how we become so enmeshed in our care that we develop that bond that says - I know she needs me now...and you were right. I am so glad you could be with her at the end of her life on earth. Know now that she is free from pain and angst. All my love sweetheart stay strong for the days ahead will test you too xxxxxx
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Dear Boni you were with her at the end even if only in spirit she knew how much she was loved. there must have been a very strong connection between the two of you for her to reach out and you to receive the message. May you be well and happy going forward and we will understand if this is no longer the place you want to visit but you will always be welcome.
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Dear BoniChak,

I'm so sorry for your loss. You loved your mom so very much and she was an important part of your life. I can feel the anxiousness you felt while so much has been happening over the past two weeks for your mom and your family. Hugs to you.

You know the ups and downs of caregiving and I know how important the support can be and how much folks on this site can be of help. Feel good about what you were able to do for your mom and that she appreciated it too and loved you for it.

Now a new bit of scurry will be taking place and then quietness and reflection. You can feel good in reflecting on your life with your mom and how you helped her and loved her so much - now and forever. Losing a loved one is never easy - even when expected and it seems all the good is remembered at that time and so appropriately so.

May the goodness you have provided to others come back to you seven-fold.

God bless you, your family, and be in peace that your mom is home with God again--
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To go through so much in such a short period of time had to be devastating. She's at peace. My condolences to you and your family.
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Oh Bon Bon... big (((hugs))) to you honey...just big hugs and a happy belated birthday. So very sorry you lost your mother, it's never easy and hopefully your mother didn't suffer and went peacefully. You have had a very hard year and I hope you are able to find peace with everything that's happened and know your mother loved you. Again big (((hugs)))
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My condolences, Boni. You have a wealth of experience to share, if you care to continue participating here. Best wishes to you in this new phase of your life.
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Boni~I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom will be your angel in heaven looking after you.
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Boni, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom is smiling down on you and now understands how much you did for her. May she rest in peace.
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Boni I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother is at peace and will be with you always. Thinking of you at this time.
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So sorry, Boni. We know you loved her very much. You did a good job. Big Hug for you.
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