It is with much sadness that I write this. I posted about my mom's diagnosis and treatment and have lurked here a great deal since February of this year. And it breaks my heart to report that God took my mom home on July 8th, a week shy of her 62nd birthday. I am sad beyond belief and am having great difficulty processing that my mother is gone. I can completely believe that the person who lay in the bed those last few days is gone, but I am having difficulty connecting that person was my mother.
A little piece of me is gone with her. I know this sadness will get better, but missing her won't. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you whom responded to my posts and answered questions and offered support. I would tell her about funny quotes of the Stage IV women of their strength and senses of humor...she laughed. This site has been a wealth of information for me and also an inspiration. I only wish I was not having to write this. Five months after her second diagnosis...much less time than I thought we'd have -- I thought I was being realistic. Five YEARS would not have prepared me for this, though, honestly.
She fought the good fight. She finished the race. She kept the faith.
I'll always miss her. My mother, Donna LeBlanc.
Thank you all again,