Jan 19, 2009 - 6:08 pm
My 59 year-old husband is nearing the end of his life on earth. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer that had metastasized in his liver at the end of July. We have had a pretty good 5 and a half months despite several small strokes. He has been a real fighter, but the chemo hasn't worked. Today we learned that his liver has stopped working and he only has two or three more weeks. The doctor said that one good thing about liver failure is that it masks pain and he should go peacefully in his sleep. Hospice comes tomorrow and we will do all we can to make the rest of his life comfortable. I continue to be his primary care giver but family is rallying around so I won't be here alone. The 23rd psalm keeps me centered. I am grateful for all of you out there. I just needed to share.