Mudcat Café message #442295 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #33270   Message #442295
Posted By: roopoo
17-Apr-01 - 02:08 AM
Thread Name: Goodbye Nana....
Subject: RE: Goodbye Nana....
My sympathies are so with you, Naemanson. She must have been a wonderful woman, and an inspiration to all who knew and loved her. The pain will be raw for a good while, but go with it.

My mother died in my arms on friday night (13th April) of a sudden stroke. Here, in my own home, where I had brought her earlier in the day as I was worried about her. She too was a little bent old lady and the last of my children's grandparents. My kids did CPR, the ambulance crew continued when they arrived, and would have done as long as we wished, although we knew it was useless. We had to make the decision to stop. It wasn't a hard decision, but I wouldn't make it on my own, and asked my older two kids to join with me. We were helping her to the loo, and I'm sure my mother was dead before we realised it wasn't just her legs giving way. No sound, no indication.