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I see her clear enough

I see her clear enough

I do not need pictures I see her clear enough Yarn twisted in her fingers Her knitted inside of us….

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Hope I can live my life

Hope I can live my life

Love you Grandma, hope I can live my life as full as you did 

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An attentive, caring, empathetic physician

An attentive, caring, empathetic physician

My dear Aunt Shai was an attentive, caring, empahtetic physician who gave all of herself to help others. Losing her second son Lawson at the age of two had made her even more special in my and other eyes. While I watched my Aunt pass with colon […]

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December is a hard month

December is a hard month

I have lost 4 family members in less than 10 years – 2 sisters with breast to bone – both in the same month/yr. December is a hard month. 3 deaths not present for due to time & distance and one death – my Dad’s with no pain […]

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We should have come together

We should have come together

Nana, I’m so sorry for the lack of response when caring for your pain. Family torn at the bedside, yelling & fighting when we should have come together to ensure your comfort & continue to love and support you in your final moments with us! Love you […]

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May we all meet together again

May we all meet together again

Here is to dead family and friends Every year there is more of them. May we all meet together again at the great feast, In the land of eternal youth & beauty

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I have 3 to 7 years left

I have 3 to 7 years left

I just found out that I have FTD. This has emphasized that I have 3 to 7 years left as my brain slowly dies. It’s too soon. I have a wonderful family. That gives me comfort.

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I wish I was you

I wish I was you

… is I wish I was you! So I could be at peace with my family too!

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Forever and ever

Forever and ever

I love you John Forever & ever & ever Forever & ever Again Always I love you Your sister xoxoxo

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A small tear dropped from her left eye

A small tear dropped from her left eye

Death has always scared me. I wish I could say this experience changed that… But, as I said in the front book, it does give me permission to breathe where I’ve been suffocated. My family and I head hands with our grandmas as she passed & in the […]

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