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Dad's Fall (Update)

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TessAkaBridgetTheFidget

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 20 Jan 2013 13:39

Thinking of you and your Dad Lynda.

<3

kandj

kandj Report 20 Jan 2013 22:50

Supportive prayers and hugs to you and your family. xx

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 20 Jan 2013 22:59

Thinking of you, take care <3

Sylvia

Sylvia Report 21 Jan 2013 00:04

Only just read you post Lynda.
Sorry to hear about your Dad.
Thinking of you and your family.xx

Linda

Linda Report 21 Jan 2013 01:39

Only Just read the posts.
So sorry to hear of your Dad
Thinking of you at this moment in Time.
From one Geordie to another xxx <3

Claddagh

Claddagh Report 21 Jan 2013 11:26

Am very sorry to read about your dad Lynda, and understand what you are going through.Have been in the same situation twice in recent years.My mother was in a coma for a week, her sister, my beloved aunty for 2 days.I brought them over here to live with me (Holland) in '96, as they were to frail to manage alone.Very, very upsetting, as it is for you too.
I wish you all the strength and courage in the coming weeks, and wish for your dad a peaceful passing.

Eileen x

GinN

GinN Report 21 Jan 2013 18:50

Hello, all, and thankyou for your kind messages.
My Dad is still clinging on, after 8 days. All treatment has now been withdrawn, and he is just being kept comfortable. He is such a fighter, and the staff are amazed at his will to live. The waiting is awful; we can only hope that his passing will be peaceful and soon.
It is such a contrast to my Mum, who went suddenly and peacefully in her sleep, the way everybody hopes for.
Lynda.

Barbinsglos

Barbinsglos Report 21 Jan 2013 19:00

Thinking of you Geordie

God Bless
Barb

GinN

GinN Report 21 Jan 2013 19:25

Just popped back to say that these threads are proving to be a welcome diversion from my current situation. There is always sympathy, humour and interesting chat to be found. :-)

Mersey

Mersey Report 21 Jan 2013 19:49

I too have been thinking of you :-).....

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 21 Jan 2013 19:57

Lynda. Same thing as my mil last summer. She had had yet another fall and was in hospital in Bodelwyddan in N Wales and kidneys not doing job and everything switched off.

Two weeks later she was right as rain and has just had her 95th. Now they have had to close her residential home pro tem for Novo Virus. And she has it!!

So hard all this towards end of long and very worthwhile lives :-(

*$parkling $andie*

*$parkling $andie* Report 22 Jan 2013 00:36

Thinking of you Lynda and your family ((hugs)) very tough time for you. :(

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 22 Jan 2013 07:58

Been thinking about you Lynda, and hoping your Dad has a peaceful passing.

So hard to watch our loved ones like this, I was so grateful to the nurses at the hospice where my father spent his last few days, as Mum left the bedside to phone me and let me know she had a lift home, the nurses turned Dad and made things come to a close. It was so much kinder that way than have Mum sitting there for hours on end watching and waiting, knowing what the outcome would be.

Lizx

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 23 Jan 2013 10:07

Hello Lynda....thinking of you and sending (((((HUGS))))

jude x

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 23 Jan 2013 10:24

Thinking of you, Lynda. BC XX

JustJohn

JustJohn Report 23 Jan 2013 10:26

What a gritty fighter he is. I warmed to him when you described what an awkward old chap he was and how very independent, Lynda.

Hope he is still comfortable. He sounds like he has made a big splash in this world, and not wasted his life with a little puddle :-) <3

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 23 Jan 2013 12:05

Sending my best wishes and thinking of you Lynda.

Mau (xx)

Liz 47

Liz 47 Report 23 Jan 2013 12:16

All good wishes, thinking of you
Liz

GinN

GinN Report 23 Jan 2013 16:23

Hello, everyone,
My Dad passed away peacefully yesterday at 4pm. We went to see him in the morning, and the consultant thought that there was a glimmer of hope, as there had been a small response. We didn't know what to think, as we'd been told it was 100% certain that it was just a matter of time. We returned home, only to get a phone call at 4.45 to say that he'd passed away peacefully. Quite an emotional roller coaster,but at least the waiting is over, and we've been able to start making arrangements.
I think he knew that we were there yesterday, as he moved his mouth when I spoke to him, something he didn't do before.
Thankyou all so much for your kind thoughts and prayers, it has meant a lot. I may not post for a short while, but won't forget you.

Love from lynda xx

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 23 Jan 2013 16:30

My sincere condolences to you and your family Lynda.

Your Dad is now at peace and free from pain.

Mau XX