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Being with you all one day

Being with you all one day

My story is not anything special or different from others. I have watched, held hands, prayed with, laughed with, many dying people as I am a Palliative nurse – friend – mother, wife, etc. To all of those people, I say Thank You for sharing your life or […]

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I only want to say I loved her

I only want to say I loved her

My beloved wife Robin passed away Aug 9/16 after 5 month battle with cancer. I always remember her with a big smile in her face and for now I only want to say I loved her and I always will.

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Her death changed the way I look at living and dying

Her death changed the way I look at living and dying

My wife’s death was the single most defining moment in my life. I was with her in the hospital at the moment she passed away and this changed how I look at living, and dying. In a society that keeps on putting off the discussion till it’s […]

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I was in awe of this family

I was in awe of this family

Sitting with a family as they sat around the bed of their mom/wife/sister/grandmother/aunt. I was in awe of this family — all present and yet so scared, sad and angry. I could feel their love for my patient and yet so much stress in the room. I […]

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