my dad passed away sept 20 from pancreatic cancer i took care of him his last month at my parents home. 10 days later my mom was Dx with stage 4 breast cancer. she passed away 1 week ago..again i was caring for my amazing parent. I have been very close to them. they were so vibrant and healthy.. just a short time ago.. (74yrs and 72yrs old. i really have no words except my life feels like science fiction. i am a nurse and am taking a few months LOA to just try to get a grip. I am soooo sad. my moms service is friday and i am so anxious about it.. i still can't believe it. it's like a bomb went off in my world. i have 1 sister who is taking care of most of the administrative and financial stuff..i love my mom and dad so much.. my mom, my dad.. I have been so lucky to have them. It was an honor to care for them. now EMPTYNESS. Have never been in any support group before..just really need to talk to anyone who "gets it" my friends are very supportive but they are still on the outside looking in. feel pretty scared. i am very aware that they are together AND they are not here...feels like i will bleed out...
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