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My mother is a vegetable

Poopy Doll

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My mother had two consecutive strokes this past weekend and she is in a vegetative state, unresponsive. My son, who was taking care of her this past year, is devastated. My boyfriend and I are quite depressed. She may not pass for weeks or months. She will be in a nursing home. But we are already grieving.
 
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I am very sorry Poopy Doll. I don't know what else to say. :hug:
 
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So sorry to hear this poopy :( sending love to you and your family.
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I'm so sorry Poopy. What a difficult situation for you and your family and a hard way to loose someone. Sending love to you and yours xx
 
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Sorry to hear this Poopy.

You and your family must be in shock.
 
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Hi Poopydoll,
I'm terribly sorry, sending my loving thoughts at this very difficult time.
My Nan had a stroke and struggled on for a few days.
Here to listen anytime.
Take care
 
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I am so very sorry Poopy to hear this. you are in my thoughts what a tough time it must be for you all


Dunno if this is the right time to say this but I have a friend whose mother has had a few strokes 2 of which were severe and she has and continues to make astonishing progress.
 
Poopy Doll

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First, thank you all for your kindness. It means so much to me to be a part of this very special community.

Second, an update. She will not last weeks or months. They expect her only to last some days now.

I cannot travel there.

And it doesn't matter what one's spirituality is or religion is; it still is so hard severing the attachment.
 
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so sad Poppy and such a rapid adjustment to make that is very hard best be gentle with yourself if possible
 
Poopy Doll

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Well, it's been a whole week now and she is still hanging on. My sister is there camping out in the hospital room. She plans on staying there until the end.
 
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