Aug 04, 2013 - 2:49 pm
My mom has been fighting lymphoma for 11 years. The cancer has now spread to her liver. She wants to keep fighting but her body is too weak for chemo. We have not received an official prognois but it is clear just from her physical state that her time is coming to an end. I am 26 years old and it is so difficult to watch her struggle. I want to help her make peace and help her come to terms with her own death and I just dont know where to start. She is so afraid and it kills me to see her fear. She is so heavily medicated she often becomes disoriented and begins to panic. I read so many inspirational stories of patients strongly facing the end with dignity and peace of mind. But what about when death is not so glamorus? I just dont know how to deal with it. I want to inspire peace in her soul but dont know how. I feel so helpless.