Gransnet forums

Bereavement

Please hold me in your thoughts.

(194 Posts)
merlotgran Wed 03-Mar-21 19:31:29

This morning I had to say goodbye to my wonderful DH who has battled heart failure and bladder cancer so very bravely. When he developed sepsis we knew the best thing was to bring him home from hospital so he could be at peace with us and his beloved JR Peggy at his side.

We couldn't have achieved this without Hospice at Home who went above and beyond to support us and make sure his final two weeks were spent with comfort and love.

I now have to come to terms with it all. It's not that I wasn't expecting it and I'm relieved his suffering is over but s many of you already know, it's going to be tough.

25Avalon Wed 03-Mar-21 19:33:59

Merlotgran deepest sympathy on your sad news. I am sending you a big hug xx

EllanVannin Wed 03-Mar-21 19:35:28

Merlotgran, I'm so sorry. My thoughts and love go to you at this sad time. flowers

Gannygangan Wed 03-Mar-21 19:35:58

Terribly sad for you, merlotgreen.

A comfort that he was able to stay at home with you and Peggy.

bikergran Wed 03-Mar-21 19:36:11

So sorry to hear your sad news, even if we are expecting it, the outcome is devastating.

ixion Wed 03-Mar-21 19:36:37

🌹
My sincere condolences.

Harris27 Wed 03-Mar-21 19:37:49

Sending you sincere condolences. You will be still in shock and you will need lots of help. I do hope you have someone close to get you through this. Sending you my biggest hug and complete best wishes. You have friends on here who will help you through this.

LullyDully Wed 03-Mar-21 19:38:05

Such a sad time for you. Best wishes from us all.

keepingquiet Wed 03-Mar-21 19:38:27

So sorry for your loss. You must feel devastated. Maybe you can take some comfort from his being at home and getting such good care.
It will be a difficult journey for you so be kind to yourself over the coming weeks and months. I hope you have good people around to support you.

MissAdventure Wed 03-Mar-21 19:38:34

Oh I am so saddened to hear that, Merlot.
I don't know what to say, except that I wish you the strength and courage to come to terms with your great loss
I hope you treat yourself as kindly as you do others. X

Marydoll Wed 03-Mar-21 19:43:46

Merlot, I had noticed you weren't about much and wish to add my condolences to everyone else's.
I hope you find comfort in the fact that he was able to come home and be at peace.
The coming weeks will be difficult and I hope you find strength and comfort from your family and those who love you and your dear husband.

rafichagran Wed 03-Mar-21 19:43:53

I am very sorry.

Oldbutstilluseful Wed 03-Mar-21 19:44:29

I’m so sorry to hear this sad news, Merlot. I’ll be holding you in my thoughts 🌷🌷🌸

morethan2 Wed 03-Mar-21 19:44:54

I’m sending my sincere condolences to you and your family. It’s not enough I know, I’m so very very sorry

Susan56 Wed 03-Mar-21 19:45:52

I am so sorry merlot.My thoughts,love and prayers are with you.🌹

Calendargirl Wed 03-Mar-21 19:47:03

I am so sorry to read this Merlotgran.

You are in my thoughts.

NellG Wed 03-Mar-21 19:48:16

So sorry Merlot, my very best thoughts are with you. x

grannyqueenie Wed 03-Mar-21 19:50:16

I’m so very sad to read this, merlot thinking of you and holding you in my thoughts and prayers. xx

Aldom Wed 03-Mar-21 19:50:38

My kindest thoughts and sympathy are with you as you grieve for your husband. flowers

Shandy57 Wed 03-Mar-21 19:50:39

My deepest sympathies merlotgran. I so am glad you had the support from Hospice at Home and your husband was comfortable.

Grannynannywanny Wed 03-Mar-21 19:51:50

I’m so sorry to read your very sad news merlotgran 💐

Marthjolly1 Wed 03-Mar-21 19:52:05

Sending my condolences to you at this very sad time. I am very sorry for your loss 💐

Urmstongran Wed 03-Mar-21 19:52:59

I will most certainly hold you in my thoughts merlotgran. Please accept my sincere condolences. x

Smileless2012 Wed 03-Mar-21 19:53:13

My deepest and sincere sympathies Merlotgran

I hope over the coming weeks you'll find some comfort in the knowledge that he died at home being cared for by those who loved himflowers.

Atqui Wed 03-Mar-21 19:53:21

flowers