In pain but happy it's almost Thanksgiving

By lisaloo2429 Latest Reply 2011-11-24 13:14:08 -0600
Started 2011-11-23 11:30:15 -0600

I'm so ready to hang out w/my family. My husband went to San Angelo to see his sister and her husband. I was supposed to go but I felt bad about going and maybe missing the last Thanksgiving w/my sister. She's terminally ill w/a brain tumor that is inoperatable. She also has fibromyalgia. Her tumor has grown from a pin size head to golf ball size in less than a year and was given 6-9 months to live. I couldn't bear the thought of not spending Thanksgiving w/her and my family. Please pray for her. She weighs 95 pounds and doesn't have an appetitie, she looks so bad. She has 3 kids, Skyler is 14, Joseph is 5 and Harley is 3.

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Caroltoo 2011-11-24 13:14:08 -0600 Report

I'm hoping it is a good Thanksgiving for you. Knowing it may be the last makes it that much more poignant.

I've felt this way for the last 2-3 years now, for Thanksgiving and Christmas both. My husband is 10 years into Alzheimers which usually takes the person on an average of 7 yrs after diagnosis. We just enjoy each one we have and count ourselves blessed to have been able to experience another one together.

Old-n-Grey-n-Wiser 2011-11-24 09:42:47 -0600 Report

Lisa, enjoy the day with your sister, and remember that no matter the outcome she will never be gone, she will always be with you in your heart and soul.

Mickey/CCHT 2011-11-23 22:13:58 -0600 Report

I am so sorry to hear about your sister. My heart hurts for you and her children and the rest of your family. We found out my grandfather had an inoperable brain tumor and within 4months he was gone. He went down hill so fast it was heartbreaking to see. This was just about 5 months after my mom passed. What i'm trying to say is i totally understand where you are coming from.

You be with your family at this time and just share in the love you all have for one another. It will be hard, but try and fill the time with good memories and some laughter if you can. This is what is going to help you and her children after she is gone. I pray you all have a loving time with her this Thanksgiving.

May the Lord be with you all at this time. God Bless, Mickey

Jan8 2011-11-23 16:47:50 -0600 Report

Very sorry about your sister. You will never regret spending the time with her. It can be a very sad but sacred time . My prayers are with you and your sister.

Jeanae 2011-11-23 15:28:25 -0600 Report

So sorry about your sister. Will be praying for you and your family as you travel and also for your sister and her family as they face this… chalenge.

berrykins0 2011-11-23 15:08:42 -0600 Report

hope you enjoy your thanksgiving day with your sister.cause if its your last thanksgiving or even last holiday you want to make the best of the the time you have to spend with her before she passes a way.sorry to hear shes so ill.i have been through a cancer situation with my dad and its one of those things that's hard to deal with my dad pass away about 4yrs ago its a hard thing to deal with at the holiday times. more than other wise.take care try to enjoy your holiday.

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