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Dear Dad

Dear Dad

Dear Dad Love you always… Carry your love with me always… Thank you! Your Daughter Always in Love

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You died slowly – a piece at a time

You died slowly – a piece at a time

Dad; I miss you! For all the ways I hurt you or disappointed you I am sorry You were my rock and my strength Watching you fade away was so difficult. You died slowly – a piece at a time Your legacy lives on in my children […]

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Talk about the things that really matter

Talk about the things that really matter

I am very grateful for palliative care and their expertise. I was so glad when we managed to get you moved to that unit. Than your breathing symptoms and pain and nausea were addressed by a team that knew what to do and you were much more […]

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Everything burns brighter

Everything burns brighter

I have only lost one loved one (when I was a teenager), and I have only just started to work in palliative care (2 months) – in only this short amount of time I can echo the countless others doing similar work: it is an honour and […]

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I promise to be there for our family more

I promise to be there for our family more

Dee, I wish you could have stayed longer. The Creator took you home too soon. I regret not bring there before it was too late…But I am grateful I spent your last couple of weeks with you. You are our warrior princess and you were taken too […]

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Death has left an empty space in my heart

Death has left an empty space in my heart

How fortunate family are that were given the gift of being with their loved one when they died. I wish I had that chance. Holding them, and being able to say goodbye. 3 tragic phone calls, 3 endings, 3 chances to say goodbye never happened, taken from […]

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You showed us how to be strong

You showed us how to be strong

Dear Husband, I am sorry you had to leave us so soon. You will always be with us in our hearts, and in our memories you live on. You showed us how to be strong during a very hard time. Thank you for being a great husband, […]

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I am trying to be there for her family

I am trying to be there for her family

I lost my amazing friend Charlene after an accident that should not have taken her life! I miss her so much! She was the friend I could tell anything to – she was loving, caring, and non-judgmental! I was there at her bedside and I was able […]

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I never had a mother

I never had a mother

I never had a mother to care for me.

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