Hi all, well as of today MIL is now getting .5mg morphine every hour. Her oxygen level is in the 70s to low 80s, heart rate is high. I haven't seen her for a week now, my husband doesn't want to take the kids over at this point, so I haven't really been able to ask anyone any questions. So does this mean we are at the end? Will she stay asleep from now until she passes? Obviously communication in this family is....non-existent. I know she can still hear us but nobody called anyone to come say goodbye or have one last conversation with her while she was alert. I'm not sure what to expect now, I guess I just really need to know if she will be alert again? Or will the morphine being given so frequently keep her continually sedated? Anyone know how much longer she might have? I hate the not knowing part. There is much I never got to tell her, I just didn't think it would happen this fast, I thought there would be time for more conversations. The last thing she said to me was a week ago when she asked me to heat up her dinner. I could tell something was different, she thrust the plate at me, didn't say please or thank you, I sensed anger/hostility for the first time. I don't know what happened between that Thursday night and Sunday morning when we got the call that hospice was recommending morphine but I assume she took a turn for the worst.