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Thursday, January 09, 2014

So far this new year has not been so great. My father-in-law, whom I love dearly was diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer and the doctor gives him about 2 months. He is taking it pretty good, but the rest of the family is freaking out. I am trying to be the calm one and they are upset about that. But they don't realize that I see and deal with this every single day in my job as Hospice Nurse. I am being realistic and want him to have the best time for the last couple weeks.
So I am trying to stay strong for my family and still keep on sparking. I am so grateful for my friends that are standing with me through all the good and bad times.
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1BEACHWALKER 2/21/2014 8:12PM

    I am so sorry to hear that news. It is good your family has you, who can be strong for them. Being a nurse that gives you that advantage.

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BOVEY63 1/23/2014 4:07PM

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

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DIANER2014 1/11/2014 1:01PM

    I am so sorry to hear about your father-in-law. emoticon emoticon

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BOSS61 1/11/2014 8:48AM

    I am every impressed that you can perform in such an emotional profession with such fortitude. Good for you; I would be unable to. Very sorry to hear of your F-I-L too; that never is easy even when one is not connected to the person. Good luck that that, sincerely.

And now I close my note to you as I close all of them:

Ben Roethlisberger belongs in jail. - Father of a daughter, husband of a wife

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CETANISTAWI 1/9/2014 7:54PM

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KNYAGENYA 1/9/2014 5:49PM

    So sorry to hear about the news. I'll light a candle when I go to Church.

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    emoticon so sorry

Sending you Warm vibes from California,
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KOFFEENUT 1/9/2014 2:43PM

    This is difficult - I would think even though you deal with end-of-life issues every day, it brings a whole new dynamic when it is someone you're close to. You have a better idea than most what to expect. Just remember to reach out if YOU need support!

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