She stopped eating on Wednesday and stopped drinking on Thursday. She passed away on Saturday night around 11:15PM.

I went on my respite trip for one night, but came back Saturday afternoon. I spent the afternoon with my Mom. I was with her when she took her last breath and I am so blessed that I got to hold her hand.

I miss her terribly, but she was in pain and was asleep for a week before she passed. She went peacefully.

Now to plan her funeral.

Thanks to everyone that answers questions and helps people on here.

I am scared of what the future holds. My life was my Mom.

Update: I just need to vent and don't want to post a new question on here.
My family is being difficult regarding the funeral service.
I am compromising to make them happy, but if you give people an inch they will take a mile!
Pending things that need to be taken care of:
Location for a possible viewing on Saturday

This grieving process is hard enough and family telling you that the service you have planned for your Mom is , "Half-assed," definitely doesn't make it easier. I gave my Mom the best in life.
I think they forget that I lost MY MOM, and not their sister or aunt.....MY MOM!
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Reply to anonymous786886

Dear ONLY, so sorry for your loss. I know things are hard right now, but in time it will get better as you navigate your new normal. Give yourself time to grieve, and begin investing in your own life, your health, and finding new and interesting things to do that bring you joy. You take care!
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Reply to staceyb

To God we belong and to God we return.

I’m so sorry for your loss. Give yourself time to grieve. Then, when it feels right, go and rediscover what it’s like to be alive.
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Reply to JuliaRose

onlychild, I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you. I know this next chapter in your life will be a difficult and challenging one. I will keep you in my prayers and also pray that you will find your peace and comfort and answers in the Lord. I am so glad you got to be with her when she departed and to hold her hand. May God give you strength and courage and comfort.
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Reply to smeshque

My sincerest condolences. I really hope you find something to hold onto in your future. Your life being your mom is something I can really relate to, I understand that so much.
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Reply to danicares

I am so sorry for your loss.
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