Cancer Sucks

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by bholder, Oct 5, 2022.

  1. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    I just heard, my little sister's condition has worsened, palliative care only, we're saying our goodbyes. It's tough, it sucks, it's not fair, but there it is. :mad::(:sour::crying:
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2022
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  2. Oh boy. So sorry to hear.
    My thoughts are with you.
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  3. Sub41


    Jul 13, 2006
    North FL
    I’m very sorry to hear that.
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  4. Oddly


    Jan 17, 2014
    Dublin, Ireland.
    Been there with my brother. There's damn all good in such a situation except for the opportunity to spend this last precious time surrounding her with love. Wishing her peace.
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  5. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Inactive

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Oh my. I'm so sorry.
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  6. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    This is no good. I am glad to read y'all have a plan to let her be comfortable and have a chance to say goodbye.

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  7. Oren Hudson

    Oren Hudson

    Dec 25, 2007
    Gastonia, NC
    My prayers.
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  8. Crispus

    Crispus Supporting Member

    Feb 15, 2020
    Wishing your sister, yourself and all your family peace in this time.
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  9. Crawforde

    Crawforde Supporting Member

    Dec 30, 2016
    South Florida
    I’m sorry. Hoping she is as comfortable and peaceful as possible.
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  10. Funky Ghost

    Funky Ghost Translucently Groovy

    Won't like this, because Eff cancer, but please know you have my most sincere condolences. The only good is that you get to say goodbye. That's a precious thing. Laugh with her, remember the fun, ridiculous times with her. Relive the joy and carry that forward. Be well.
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  11. StevieMac


    Mar 17, 2005
    Vancouver, BC
    Wow, that's tough. Best wishes to you and your family.
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  12. Bad Bob

    Bad Bob Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2020
    Niskayuna, New York.
    Just let her know she is loved.
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  13. buldog5151bass

    buldog5151bass Kibble, milkbones, and P Basses. And redheads.

    Oct 22, 2003
    Prayers and wishes from everyone here. Be there as much as you can for her (and for you).

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  14. bajaandy


    Apr 25, 2010
    It's no consolation, but I can empathize with you... Lost my big brother to cancer in '06.
    Peace be with your sister and peace be with you and your family in your grief.
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  15. viribus

    viribus Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 1, 2011
    Pacific Northwest
    I never actually learned to play very well
    I’m extremely sorry for your sister and you and your family. Make the best of her remaining time that you can.

    Someone very very high up in US govt has proposed a “moon shot” effort to tame cancer. I hope it gets done.
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  16. So sorry
  17. LBS-bass

    LBS-bass Guest

    Nov 22, 2017
    I'm so sorry. These things are never easy and there are never adequate words. Just know we're all thinking about you and sending you warm thoughts.
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  18. Bad Bob

    Bad Bob Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2020
    Niskayuna, New York.
    And when the time comes that she starts slipping away, hearing is one of the last senses to go, so play her favorite songs for her to comfort her.
  19. sorry to hear bholder my sympathy to you and yours...
  20. I’m sorry man.