I was at the office, working and waiting for my dad to die.
A known feeling.
It was Thursday Dec 11th, 2014.
I think I spoke to my mom more than 50 times on the phone that day. 216 more words
1 week, 1 day
My dad had been lucid all along.
He knew that he had cancer,
he knew that his condition was deteriorating,
he knew he was dying. 383 more words
Maybe nobody defines coughing under the word pain, but I do.
My Dad was coughing even before he was diagnosed.
It is not just a regular cough, it is a deep , strong, intense cough coming from deep inside his lungs. 217 more words
3 weeks, 2 days
I am still thinking how he must have felt.
During the 9 months of his disease my dad suffered from a series of symptoms.
Some of them pain-free but torture-full. 377 more words
3 weeks, 3 days
It was about 9 months ago when I found out that my dad had stage IV lung cancer.
The survival rate was a year or so…I of course always hoped for more. 217 more words
I didn’t know that pain could feel this way before I experienced the loss of my dad.
Let me try to provide some of my personal definitions: 89 more words