I am part of a research team at Saint Louis University that is conducting a research project about how families communicate about making medical decisions for loved ones at the end-of- life.
About my Loss:
I've lost my Grandmother a year ago. We had to make the medical decision to take her off life support. When we did, it took her almost two hours to finally pass. It was the longest two hours of my life.
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I am part of a research team at Saint Louis University that is conducting a research project about how families communicate about making medical decisions for loved ones at the end-of- life. If you are over 18, and have had a close family member for whom a medical decision had to be made at the end of life, we’d like to talk to you about your family communication in that situation. If you are willing to tell your story, e-mail Corinne Gibson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Feel free to share this with others who might be interested.
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Sorry been off of this some what pointless site but for me at that time in my life it did serve it's purpose for me I met some good people taken to fb with them and have come to my own way of self healing I've noticed you must of copied and pasted the same request to others so I don't mind talking about anything as I see it helps me seal to wounds closed so if you want use my email which I monitor more then here e-mail is email@example.com or face book me where all is there for you to look through lesleyandjoerokes-bartlett if I trust you I'll talk as long as your truthful and up front thank you
I was going to tell you pretty much exactly what Deb has said. So ask and if it is something I feel I can talk about without opening wounds that will never heal, but are not stinging like they were, then I will try.
I have noticed lately that i am having dreams with re-occuring teams.
my wife leaving (though some circumstance) and having greater responsibilities to look after others..
are other experiencing dreams with constant team's ?
"Joe: I'm with you on the signs. I was positive my husband would send me signs. I've read many books where people say it happens. It's not a bird or a butterfly, but they actual see and hear their loved…"
"Geraldine, it'll be five months on Thursday that my Darling died in my arms. I know she loved me with all her heart and if she could she would send me a sign. I'm convinced that she can't. I just hope that she can…"
"Connie, I hope your mom is okay. I know how hard it is when another family member is ill.Our son's birthday was last Thursday (June 14). The 8th without him. And on Friday the 15th, my only sibling, my brother passed. …"
"B. Windsor, I am so happy for you that you finally were able to see and visit with your grandson. I hope it brought you some peace and happiness, and I hope you will be able to have a good relationship with him."
"Hello. Where has everyone gone? I don't ever remember it being so quiet here. I would like to think that is a good sign, but fearful that the newbies are being ignored.This place was a place of comfort and understanding when I…"
"I haven't posted in awhile. May 26 was the 7 year date of my sons death and June 2 would have been his 23rd birthday, Gabriel was kind thoughtful and a pure joy to everyone he met. this life and the grieving have been very cyclical and when I…"
"Great words Bluebell.
I did not even leave my job as you and Virginia did so I have more reasons to feel guilty. I did not even tall to her enough before her illness.
But as Bluebell said guilt has life of its own. "
"Its been a long long road since the day my husband died. I cannot lie. This is not getting any easier. Instead of being in such a fog about what to do next I have more clarity as to what things are going to be like and I dont like…"
""I quit my job and had the most important job, to take care of her. She gave me life and took care of me my whole life, only for me to fail her when she needed me. But what do I do with this guilt? How do I punish…"
"Virginia, I never, ever want to give anyone the impression that I did everything right. And I got way too much praise through mom's illness and after her death. I knew better. They were right about one thing. I sure loved my mom. I could have…"