My 94-year old mother passed away on January 13, 2018. I was numb at first and then felt nothing. She had dementia and was in a nursing home for one year before she died. At her wake there were many people crying except me. I couldn't help but wonder what was wrong with me. Since her death I have cried a few times. Perhaps my grief was experienced during the year without her when she was in the nursing home.
I am so glad to have found this site. Have been in some other groups for a while, but need this one. I'm 70. The past couple of years I have suddenly run into more and more limitations due to physical problems. I did pretty well dealing with all the other physical problems, but they didn't present limitations that make day to day life so much more difficult. During the same time frame...
MIL is back in the hospital. She got the flu that is going around, it seems to be centered in her lungs again. Temp of about 102 F. Influenza they say. I hope they get it under control soon, and that she comes home soon.