She's gone

United States
August 10, 2021 7:47am CST
This is a quick discussion for those who have followed the news about my cousin. This morning at around 6:30 she left this mortal coil... We all have our different beliefs, but I am of the belief our souls are re-born into another life. I'm feeling kind of numb and haven't processed anything yet. I am going to go ahead and say thank you for your kind words (if you leave any) and that all thoughts should be on my aunt, uncle and cousins rather than on myself. My cousin was diagnosed with a rare mitochondrial disease a few years ago. She was told the disease was fatal.
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@Marty1 (73538)
• Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
10 Aug 21
I am so sorry. I will say prayers for your Aunt, Uncle, and Cousins prayers but I pray for you as you are as special as they are
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@Marty1 (73538)
• Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
15 Aug 21
@ScribbledAdNauseum I don't think anybody in my family has ever been cremated. from what I know everybody has been buried. I know my parents were always going to the cemetery to plant flowers on graves
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• United States
15 Aug 21
@Marty1 You're family was catholic? I am not sure if Catholics believe in cremation.
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@Marty1 (73538)
• Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
16 Aug 21
@ScribbledAdNauseum Daddy's side was Catholic and mommy's side is Russian Orthodox My sister and I were brought up as Catholics. both of us lapsed Catholics yes they don't believe in cremation I don't know how the church feels about me leaving my body to science?
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@prashu228 (37234)
• India
10 Aug 21
so sorry for the family ...
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@prashu228 (37234)
• India
10 Aug 21
@ScribbledAdNauseum yes I was following your posts... she was just suffering .. it's may sound harsh..but it's good... she is not in pain anymore..
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• United States
10 Aug 21
@prashu228 Yes, she was suffering. Recently she was only moaning. We did not know if this was an attempt to communicate or her body in pain. My aunt sent a picture of her last week and my cousin was a shell of her former self. Far too skinny and pale.
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• United States
10 Aug 21
Thank You Very Much. It was and was not a shock. We knew she would die, but she held on for so long.
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@snowy22315 (148736)
• United States
10 Aug 21
I'm sorry about your cousin, those things are never easy.
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@snowy22315 (148736)
• United States
10 Aug 21
@ScribbledAdNauseum Yeah, that kind of limbo is really hard.
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• United States
10 Aug 21
@snowy22315 For two weeks my aunt went to hospice at 5 AM when her husband dropped her off and spent 8 hours there. Sitting, listening and watching her daughter...
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• United States
10 Aug 21
@snowy22315 My brother was in a vegetative state too, and that decision had to be made... Always is.
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@bunnybon7 (51218)
• Holiday, Florida
10 Aug 21
so sorry for your loss. now I need to look that up.
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@bunnybon7 (51218)
• Holiday, Florida
10 Aug 21
@ScribbledAdNauseum like so many things these days yes little sense
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• United States
10 Aug 21
@bunnybon7 So sad. I worry my aunt blames herself in part. I am glad she did not see her daughter pass away, I do not think she would take it well at all. However, she will live with the regret that she was only a few minutes late.
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• United States
10 Aug 21
What we were told is that it is a biological disease from the father, but the mother carried it when she carried my cousin. Sorry that makes little sense, doesn't it?
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@divalounger (6065)
• United States
10 Aug 21
I am so sorry for your loss!
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• United States
10 Aug 21
@ScribbledAdNauseum That is really hard--
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• United States
10 Aug 21
@divalounger It was hard on my aunt as well. My cousin had a nurse to come, but the nurse stopped coming during / because of the pandemic. I am not sure why that was, only that it was. My aunt had to do everything, with assistance from her other children on occasion, but never constant. A rare mitochondrial disease on top of that, the doctors could only do so much.
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• United States
10 Aug 21
Thank You. It is a mercy that she is gone simply because she was suffering for so long. Living a life where she knew she would never get better.
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@FourWalls (51156)
• United States
10 Aug 21
I am so sorry that you and your family have endured this painful journey. My prayers and sympathy are with you in this sad time.
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• United States
10 Aug 21
I am sorry that she is gone, but at the same time I am thankful for it. She was suffering. She knew that she was dying and that there was no way for her to get healthy once again. My aunt can now grieve.
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• United States
10 Aug 21
@FourWalls Yes, there is always that guilt. I have felt that way the past two weeks that she has been in hospice. My aunt sent a message to us on the 29th letting us know she may not be long for this world, and yet my cousin suffered 12 more days.
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@m_audrey6788 (58052)
• Germany
10 Aug 21
My condolences to you and her family. I know that she is now in a better place
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• United States
10 Aug 21
Yes, and without pain
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• Germany
10 Aug 21
@ScribbledAdNauseum That`s right
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@Tina30219 (78423)
• Onaway, Michigan
10 Aug 21
Condolences to the whole family
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@Tina30219 (78423)
• Onaway, Michigan
10 Aug 21
@ScribbledAdNauseum Your welcome
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• United States
10 Aug 21
Thank You Very Much. I appreciate it.
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@RebeccasFarm (84795)
• Wheat Ridge, Colorado
10 Aug 21
RIP I am so sorry Amber
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• United States
11 Aug 21
Thank You. I am glad she suffers no longer. I have not yet began to grieve.
@rakski (101811)
• Philippines
10 Aug 21
May her soul rest in peace. She is in a better place now
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• United States
11 Aug 21
I agree and thank you.
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@rakski (101811)
• Philippines
12 Aug 21
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@Dena91 (17562)
• United States
10 Aug 21
Prayers for you and your family in the days ahead.
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• United States
10 Aug 21
Thank You Very Much. I am sitting here now thinking of how I was waiting for this day. She suffered for so long, but spent the last two weeks in hospice, barely knowing who she was or where she was.
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@CarolDM (199355)
• United States
10 Aug 21
Thank you for the update. Sorry for your loss. Thoughts are with you and your family.
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• United States
11 Aug 21
Thank You Very Much. My poor aunt. She will forever have regrets for not being there when my cousin passed, but I am glad my aunt was not there to see it.
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@CarolDM (199355)
• United States
11 Aug 21
@ScribbledAdNauseum So very sorry.
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@Luis11 (401)
11 Aug 21
Im very sorry for your lost.
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• United States
11 Aug 21
Thank You!
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@iammary (103)
10 Aug 21
Sending you my deepest condolences for the loss of your loved one.
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• United States
10 Aug 21
Thank you for your kind words.
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@jstory07 (125105)
• Roseburg, Oregon
11 Aug 21
So sorry for your loss.
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• United States
11 Aug 21
Thank You Very Much.
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@cahaya1983 (11214)
• Malaysia
10 Aug 21
I haven't been following your updates but I'm very sorry for your loss. I'm sure it's a tough time for everyone in the family. My condolences.
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• United States
10 Aug 21
Thank You Very Much. Most of my updates were her in and out of the hospital. There was not much information I could give because not much changed.
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@cacay1 (79492)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
11 Aug 21
Sorry for your loss, my deepest condolences, may God grant your cousin eternal peace.
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• United States
11 Aug 21
Thank You! I am glad she is no longer suffering, she suffered far too long.
@franxav (13302)
• India
10 Aug 21
My condolences.Like you I believe our dear ones don't really go away. They only become invisible.
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• United States
10 Aug 21
Yes, I feel the same way.
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• India
11 Aug 21
I'm so sorry about that. RIP
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• United States
11 Aug 21
Thank You!
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@Koningjoy (183)
• Imphal, India
10 Aug 21
May her soul rest in peace. Condolences to you and your family.
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• United States
10 Aug 21
Thank You. Yes she is now at rest and without pain.
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