In her book “on Death and Dying”, Elizabeth Kubler Ross wrote about dying patients that were so horrible to life with that their family never visited, nurses avoided their rooms, and doctors didn’t care about. 294 more words
There was no warning, no sense of foreboding, no foreshadowing.
It was mid-morning on Sunday, a cold rain tapering off outside. I sat on the couch, reading sports news on my laptop; something – an infomercial, maybe – played on the television as background noise. 462 more words
It was March 3, 2011, I received a phone call from my mom (Charmaine), I could hear in her voice something wasn’t right. My Dad had been diagnosed with Stage 3 lung cancer (he did not smoke and hadn’t for about 30 years).