I'm a single child. I'm a medical transcriptionist of 20+ years.
About my Loss:
I lost my mother December 3, 2012. She had went through a course of radiation therapy due to lung cancer with brain mets. After completing therapy she fell and broke her hip. After making it through that surgery and rehab she made it back home for 1 more week before getting MRSA infection in her hip surgery site and in her port that she had placed for upcoming chemotherapy. She was in the hospital for 1 week after that and then was gone. It all happened too fast, and it was just too much for her.
Late February is a challenging time of year for me. Jen’s birthday is the 23rd and serves as an annual reminder of all of the potential that was lost…Her’s (mainly), mine, the world’s honestly. This year she would be 52…It is increasingly hard to imagine, through all of the iterations possible, what she could have become, what was to be her (significant) impact on the world.That being said, things, emotions, have largely settled down since I committed a potential version of what could have…See More
"I'm so sorry to hear that - that must have been such a shock and definitely not fair. Yes, I find it's hard to go on without them. The best thing I've come up with is try to live the rest of my life for them - honoring them and their…"