Archive | Death and Afterlife

Loss of my Mother

Question: Dear Luise: My mother was diagnosed with unoperatable colon cancer December 2011. June 2012. She passed away in my home. I took care of her along with a nurse & at the end hospice. She was 71. She was “everything” to me. I can’t even put into words how deeply, unconditionally how much I […]

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My Mother’s Sudden Death

Question: Dear Luise: I really think I need help but I dont want to get professional help.. My mother was my best friend the person I would call and contact for everything. One day she woke up in the morning having problems breathing.. At the hospital she kept saying she was going to die and […]

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Recent Passing of Mom

Question: Dear Luise:  My mom passed away at age 78 on October 22, 2012 after a lengthy stay in hospice care.  I was her health care proxy and had to sign the hospice paperwork.  Her diagnosis was ‘failure to thrive’.  She simply decided she was ready to go.  I did not live in the same […]

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Feeling Left Out

Question: Dear Luise: MY HUSBAND HAS ALWAYS MADE ME FEEL LIKE I WAS THE CENTER OF HIS LIFE ALWAYS SEEM TO PUT ME FIRST. RECENTLY HIS DAD WAS DIGANOSEDWITH A RARE FORM OF CANCER ABOUT 5 MONTHS AGO. HE LOSS THE BATTLE ANDDIED NOV.4, 2012 A DAY BEFORE MY HUSBAND BIRTHDAY. WELL SINCE THEDEATH, I HAVE […]

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GUILT ABOUT MY MOTHERS DEATH

Question: Dear Luise: MY MOTHER DIED IN SEPTEMBER 5TH 2012, THIS MONTH, SHE WAS 68 AGED YEARS , SHE HAD BLEEDING ULCER , SHE VOMMITTED A LOT OF BLOOD , MY ONLY REGRET  IS THAT I WAS NOT THERE AT HER SIDE WHEN SHE DIED IT HURTS ME I FEEL UPSET I DO NOT KNOW WHAT TO THINK […]

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My Mother’s Death

Question: Dear Luise: My mother had Alzheimer’s for 12 yrs. 3 1/2 yrs. ago we hadto put her in a nursing home due to a stroke. During that time she broke her hip and arm. I have 3 sisters. One of us would go see her everyday. I called to check on my mother at the nursing […]

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Guilt

Question: Dear Luise:: my mum died in april. She had been in and out of hospital with arthriis. She lived in a fold but she moved in with me in march for 10 days and then readmitted to hospital again. during those ten days i told her i didn’t like the carrers coming into my house, i hate myself […]

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Death of My Mother

Question: Dear Luise: As I walked away from her…Part of my soul remains. The “me” who buried my Mother a week ago today…did not survive. Now I must fill the shell of what is left of “me”. It must be filled with what was the best of her. How can I find the courage to […]

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