Grief and loss

A new journey begins

jmvirwin
  • By jmvirwin · New reply April 20, 2014
  • 26 replies
  • My beloved husband, Mike Irwin, died on Friday, April 4, 2014. His NO called his disease an unusually aggressive course. It was less than 6 months from time of diagnosis to death. I am so thankful that ...

Grief counseling

Emmaleigh
  • By Emmaleigh · New reply March 28, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • My best friend passed in the late summer of 2013. I'm so very grateful that he never had to endure the last stages of GBM that I read about here on this site. There were a lot of days he just sat in his ...

Fight is over GBM

gliospouse
  • By gliospouse · New reply March 13, 2014
  • 32 replies
  • Thank you for the support over the period of my time I was caring for my husband with GBM. He passed away peacefully on Sunday evening. My son and I were there and it really was peaceful. He had not been ...

My Beautiful Sister

kksister
  • By kksister · New reply March 7, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • My sister Kristine joined my parents in Heaven, 2 years after being diagnosed with a GBM 4. 54yo with 3 children, she was brave, strong, positive and a fighter. I was blessed to be with her at the end ...

Life after he is gone

TG2013
  • By TG2013 · New reply March 2, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Hello friends, it has been 4 months since Randall passed away and the shock is over and the real pain and loss for him has set in. Our sons have started the mourning in different stages. No more anger ...

He's in the Arms of the Angels

RobinMB
  • By RobinMB · New reply February 2, 2014
  • 41 replies
  • My wonderful husband, John, lost his 22 month battle with Glioblastoma yesterday. I was able to hold him as we gazed into each other's eyes. I kissed him over and over again while telling him how much ...

My husband, Kevin, passed away 1/2/14 to be with the Lord

KevinFay
  • By KevinFay · New reply January 22, 2014
  • 25 replies
  • I'm having a terrible time writing this. My best friend for 30 years and husband of almost 23 years has passed away. Our boys, my sister, my mom and I were with him when he took his last breath on 1/2/14 ...

My Best friend is no longer in pain

Leen08
  • By Leen08 · New reply January 6, 2014
  • 43 replies
  • Bob was diagnoised in February 2013 GBM 4 and passed yesterday morning. He was the most loving husband (31 years) and father ever. This disease (which we were very familiar with) because his dad died ...

The Widow on the Hill

lepoire
  • By lepoire · Posted December 30, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • On our First Anniversary after Your Passing A body broken Sore bruised defiled and battered From the labor of love’s loss Elbows c r e a k i n g and achy Knuckles s w o l l e n Wrists swirling in an unconscious ...

My mom is home now...

Jenper12
  • By Jenper12 · New reply December 22, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • My wonderful, beautiful mama finally went home to be with the Lord on Wed, Dec. 18 after a 3 1/2 year battle with a GBM IV. It was a peaceful time and she was surrounded by her children. We all were holding ...

My rev. father finals gives in to gbm4

indabahl
  • By indabahl · New reply December 15, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • With grief am informing the fellow members that my rev. Father breathed his last in the evening of 29th Nov after a fight of about 10 months after diagnoses of gbm4. He was bed ridden for about past four ...

My rev. father finals gives in to gbm4

indabahl
  • By indabahl · Posted December 12, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • With grief am informing the fellow members that my rev. Father breathed his last in the evening of 29th Nov after a fight of about 10 months after diagnoses of gbm4. He was bed ridden for about past four ...

My rev. father finals gives in to gbm4

indabahl
  • By indabahl · Posted December 12, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • With grief am informing the fellow members that my rev. Father breathed his last in the evening of 29th Nov after a fight of about 10 months after diagnoses of gbm4. He was bed ridden for about past four ...

How to tell mom there is nothing more to do

Jenper12
  • By Jenper12 · New reply December 3, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • My mom has been fighting GBM IV since 2010. Her third occurrence happened in October. She's never really understood that this disease will take her life. She is not eligible for more radiation and her ...

Hospice experiences

cpandrews
  • By cpandrews · New reply December 1, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • My brother was newly diagnosed with a glioblastoma back in July 2013. After unsuccessful surgery hospice was recommended. My sister in law did not want it. I had what I thought was a good experience with ...

How do u live with guilt

Lilntom
  • By Lilntom · New reply November 29, 2013
  • 22 replies
  • My Tom passed away a week ago. He was dx w GMB 4 exactly one year ago while undergoing radiation for prostate cancer. He had usual gold standard treatment of surgery, rads and Temodar. Had to stop chemo ...

GBM Took My Husband Unexpectantly

FaithRn
  • By FaithRn · New reply November 28, 2013
  • 22 replies
  • Seven months ago we were told of this evil brain tumor. Had the surgery, radiation, and just finished his 5th month of chemo. No tumor regrowth, radiation necrosis and swelling improved, all was looking ...

Very sad day...my Tom passed away

Lilntom
  • By Lilntom · New reply November 24, 2013
  • 33 replies
  • Seems surreal that my wonderful husband of 40 years passed away at 5:15 am. Was holding his hand and prayed so hard for his pain and suffering to stop and God welcomed him home. The last 3 months were ...

its been a long road

ksmurray
  • By ksmurray · New reply November 21, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • Im 25 and almost graduated university.up untill a month ago I thought my dad would be at my graduation. When my brother and I became his care givers we knew that this was a fight we were most likely going ...

Linda's suffering is over.

Snowcialist
  • By Snowcialist · New reply November 10, 2013
  • 15 replies
  • My brilliant and beautiful wife was finally released from the burden of this brutal disease last week. We had 18 years together, and ten of them were after her initial diagnosis and treatment. She was ...

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