Aug 11, 2008 - 8:43 pm
My mom was diagnosed 3 wks after I was diagnosed with breast cancer with colon CA with mets to the liver. It was too advanced for surgery so she started chemo. Actually, we started chemo on the same day and went together every other week for 4 months. My chemo stopped, hers never did. This was 2 yrs ago. She has been switched several times to new chemo drugs and now the cancer is winning. She is losing weight, has virtually no appetite and is getting that "look" about her. I know we are blessed in that she outlived the predictions, but she is my best friend. I don't know how to do this. Intellectually, I understand it, but emotionally, I can't. My dad passed away last year and I know Mom misses him so and soon they will be together in heaven. That I am sure and it does give me peace, but sadness overwhelms me. Anyone's experience similar to mine, how do you handle losing your MOM/best friend..............