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Death And Dying Of A Parent

Grief is the price of love

One of the amazing women in my squad lost her dad on May 3, 2021. She wrote this passage and sent it to me entitled Musings. For some reason, I never drafted the post from her email to me. On June 7th, this past Monday, she lost her mother five weeks to the day. Her mom had Alzheimer’s and was unable to communicate.  My friend went to her mom after her dad passed away with a picture of her wedding…

At peace….

What exactly does that mean? My best friend’s mother is dying.  Her illnesses have won the battles and are about to win the war.  My friend and her family are there for her and keeping watch while this wonderful woman, who I too called “mom” slowly gives in to this consuming monster. Every day, Shell and I email back and forth.  She gives me the sad updates and I keep her entertained as best I can, with stories of my…