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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old Jul 6th, 16, 5:51 PM Thread Starter
 
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Please accept my apologies. Some of you know but I lost my Mom yesterday. She had battled breast cancer for 8 years after she was told she had 3 years. Some of you know she had been my roommate for most of this time. She had made the decision to move to Hilton Head, SC with my sister back during the holidays. We found out in June the cancer had spread to her brain. We spent the 4th of July with Mom for the last time. She went peacefully on Tuesday morning. I'm trying to stay busy but I can't take calls right now as some of you know that have called my cell. Please give me a few days as I deal with this and I will get back to you.

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post #2 of 22 (permalink) Old Jul 6th, 16, 5:53 PM
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My condolences.
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post #3 of 22 (permalink) Old Jul 6th, 16, 6:30 PM
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Sorry for your loss, my deepest sympathy.

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Very sorry for your loss…My sincere condolences.

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post #5 of 22 (permalink) Old Jul 6th, 16, 7:09 PM
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So sorry for your loss....
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post #6 of 22 (permalink) Old Jul 6th, 16, 7:15 PM
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I'm SO sorry, Chris.

I lost my Mom a year and a half ago. Life is not the same without her.

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post #7 of 22 (permalink) Old Jul 6th, 16, 8:00 PM
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Sorry for your loss, Lost my mom in 1999, Still miss her............

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Nothing causes The Human heart to stir and pause, like the passing of a loved one. The urgencies of life and profession can wait. Take care of yourself Chris.
Wishing you comfort and healing. -Ron O.

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post #9 of 22 (permalink) Old Jul 6th, 16, 10:24 PM
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Chris, I know exactly what it feels like lost my Mom Saturday July 2nd.
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post #10 of 22 (permalink) Old Jul 6th, 16, 10:53 PM
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Chris, I'm very sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. Stay strong for the rest of your family.

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post #11 of 22 (permalink) Old Jul 6th, 16, 11:58 PM
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Sad news, sorry for your loss.
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post #12 of 22 (permalink) Old Jul 7th, 16, 12:24 AM
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Sorry for your loss, brother. It's especially painful when its our moms that pass, its a different connection we have with them. My condolences, Sir.

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post #13 of 22 (permalink) Old Jul 7th, 16, 12:26 AM
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My deepest and most sincere sympathies, Chris. I've lost my father and two grandparents to cancer. I obviously hate the "C" word.

Once things settle back down, try not to focus on what has been lost. Instead, try to focus on what remains: family, friends, stories, memories...recollections of your mom's smile, when she was young and healthy.

Parents rarely leave us completely. Part of them stays around....so long as we stay around. They leave something behind that stays with us long after they leave this Earth. Their wisdom, sense of humor, acts of kindness....still linger.

They are typically deeply missed....but rarely forgotten.

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post #14 of 22 (permalink) Old Jul 7th, 16, 1:43 AM
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Sorry to hear this. A few days isn't enough. It's 25 years for me, and I still miss her. Mom's are special.

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post #15 of 22 (permalink) Old Jul 7th, 16, 7:45 AM
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Sorry to hear about this, Chris. Our condolences to you and your family.
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