Hello all! I'm the granddaughter of a lung cancer patient. My grandma was diagnosed about 3 years ago. She has done several treatments of chemo and was even in remission for awhile. Within the last year, the cancer has returned and it has now spread to her bones, liver, and many other organs. She was trying some experimental treatment but we now know it hasn't been working. Just a few days ago she was admitted to the hospital because her kidneys were starting to fail. I am very close with my grandma (my dads mom) and this has been so hard on me and my dad. My dad lost his dad when he was 18, and now he is about to lose his mom. She was doing so well for so long and then took this sudden turn for the worse. Today we got the news that she was being discharged, her kidneys have been stabilized, but she is now going into hospice and won't be going back home, ever. I am having a very difficult time trying to cope with all of this and I was wondering if anyone could offer some advice? I haven't been able to sleep, or eat and all I can think about is her passing. Its hard. Seeing her in the state she is in and my dad, who has put so much effort into helping her throughout the last 3 years, is starting to just become too much. I would appreciate any advice anyone has, and has anyone found anything particularly helpful in preparing for a loved ones passing? thank you :)
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