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Today I lost my DH and the kids lost their Dad.

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#1 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:14 PM

My DH took his last breath this morning after a 9 month battle with lung cancer and emphysema. He had been hospitalised for 10 days and just lost the ability to breathe. We are currently wavering between disbelief, relief and sadness buoyed by the wonderful support from family and friends. My heartfelt gratitude to the wonderful nurses who have been so efficient, professional and kind to all of us.

#2 Swarley

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:16 PM

Oh sad.gif  I'm so very sorry for your loss. Much love to your and your family ♥

#3 RachelT

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:17 PM

I'm so sorry for your loss, take care of yourself x

#4 cinnabubble

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:17 PM

Please accept my condolences. It must be a great loss.

#5 Riotproof

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:18 PM

I'm so sorry. Take care of you.

#6 Madeline's Mum

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:19 PM

I'm sorry for your loss, my deepest sympathies.

#7 Nepheline

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:20 PM

Oh I'm so sorry op. sad.gif

#8 Lyra

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:20 PM

I am so very sorry to hear this. My love and thoughts to you and your children


#9 Reader

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:20 PM

I'm so sorry to read this. My thoughts are with you and your family.

#10 Chasing*Rainbows

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:20 PM

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband.  bbighug.gif  Take care of yourself and your children. xo

#11 pinkcupcakes

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:21 PM

so sorry to hear that, OGM. how incomprehensibly awful. ssorry.gif

its great that you and the kids have a good support network, dont be afraid to make the most of them as im sure people want to help you feel better any way they can. hheart.gif

Edited by pinkcupcakes, 23 February 2013 - 06:51 PM.

#12 yellowtulips74

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:21 PM

I'm so sorry.

It's surely a relief to know his suffering has stopped, but it's completely and utterly devastating too.

Life's not fair, is it?

#13 maurie

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:21 PM

I'm so sorry OGM, may your husband rest in peace.

#14 sāta kōrsa

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:21 PM

I'm so sorry.  I'm glad you are surrounded by such wonderfully supportive friends and family.  Please take care of yourself.  There are no words.

#15 VJs Mummy

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:21 PM

so sorry to hear of the loss of your partner thinking of you and your family at this sad time
take care

#16 Rebeccaelwood

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:22 PM

so sorry to hear such sad news x

#17 baddmammajamma

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:24 PM

OGM, I don't have sufficient words. Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the loss of your beloved husband. Lung cancer and emphysema are such cruel diseases that have taken far too many good people from us. My dad is battling the latter right now.

You & your children are in my thoughts. I hope you are surrounded by a good support network who will surround you with love and sympathy.

#18 andyk

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:24 PM

I am very sorry for your loss, my thoughts are with you and your family.

#19 twin2

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:24 PM

i am so sorry for you loss. I am thinking of you and your children.

#20 Pssst...

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:25 PM

So sorry for your loss

#21 blackcat20

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:26 PM

I'm so sorry for your loss. No words can change how you're feeling but I'll be thinking of you.

#22 FeralBee

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:26 PM

Oh Old Grey Mare, I am so sorry to hear that. What an awful loss. My thoughts are with you and yours xx

#23 BadCat

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:28 PM

I'm so sorry to read your sad news.  My deepest sympathies to you and your family.

#24 The Old Feral

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:30 PM

I'm so very sorry. Wishing you comfort and strength in the days ahead.

#25 ~kacee~

Posted 23 February 2013 - 05:31 PM

I'm so sorry for you and your kids. What an awful thing to go through. My thoughts are with you.

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