My mother died on July 4...

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When the time came, it was fast: she had amazingly good health and strength up until a week before her death. Then, at 97, her systems just shut down, one after another. She was in the hospital, I was there almost all the time, and I was with her when she stopped breathing. So, I was lucky. My children, grandchildren, niece and nephew, and neighbors have helped me make the arrangements for her burial and accelerate the process of preparing the house for sale. I feel lost and confused about what to do next --- next hour, next day, next year. All of you have been an enormous consolation to me. Thank you for your answers to my questions, your encouragement when I needed it; thank you for sharing experiences that have helped prepare me for this. I'll think of each of you often.


Love and peace,


Carol

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You are in my prayers. So sorry for your loss and what you will be going through.
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So sorry for your loss
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I'm so sorry for your loss Carol
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Someone once said to me that it is just as difficult to lose someone who has lived a long life

Be easy on yourself as you adjust
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So sorry. My thoughts and prayers go with you.
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Lots of us have been through it but it’s not easy. Hope you’re ok.
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Very sorry. I know that it just knocks you out, whatever the circumstances were
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((((((hugs))))) So sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences. You need time to grieve and adjust to your new normal.
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Carol, my heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.
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I’m sorry for your loss. Your mother was blessed to have you. I wish you peace and comfort
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