Good Friend passed away yesterday

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by darude, Aug 14, 2006.

  1. darude

    darude New Member

    My wonderful friend passed away yesterday. Her name was Monica and was misdiagnosed with FMS. After a few years they found out it was Progressive MS. Her illness progressed fast and she was in a nursing home where she developed bedsores down to the bone. Her hubby took her out and she seemed to be doing better. Unfortunately last week she went into siezures and then a coma. She died on Sunday at the age of 44.
  2. PianoGirl

    PianoGirl New Member

    to hear about your friend. It's very hard to loose the people we love and care about.

    I will be keeping you and her family in my prayers.

    Take care,

  3. tata1580

    tata1580 New Member

    so sorry to hear of your loss..

    thinking of you and prayers your way

  4. pam_d

    pam_d New Member

    I will say a prayer for you, and also for her family. She was very young...I am so sorry for your loss.

  5. lenasvn

    lenasvn New Member

    I am so sorry. I am speechless. You and Monica's family will be in my thoughts.

    many hugs

  6. darude

    darude New Member

    Yup I will miss her as she always managed a smile even tho she could no longer move or barely speak. She was OK up until 2002 when her legs gave out and then everything else followed.
  7. Pianowoman

    Pianowoman New Member

    I'm so sorry. I now how devastating MS can be as I have a cousin in a similar situation. I know you will keep her in your heart.

  8. Cinlou

    Cinlou New Member


    So sorry about your dear friend....only 44, so sad...thoughts and prayers for you and her family.

  9. angeljoe

    angeljoe New Member

    You are in my prayers! I'm very sorry to hear about your loss.
    God bless,
  10. kriket

    kriket New Member

    I am sorry to hear of the loss of your close friend. That's so young. I will remember you in my thoughts and prayers. HUGS!!!!!

  11. wordbyrd

    wordbyrd New Member

    My deepest sympathies. Monica's life was so short and it's terrible that she suffered. I'm so sorry for your loss. Take care. You're in my prayers.

    [This Message was Edited on 08/14/2006]
  12. darude

    darude New Member

    She's at peace now - no more pain, unable to see, speak or move.
  13. kjfms

    kjfms Member

    I am so sorry you lost your friend. She sounds like she was a great person. I bet you have some lovely memories.

    Sending you peaceful thoughts,

  14. suzetal

    suzetal New Member

    I am so sorry you lost your friend.

    I will keep you and her family in my prayers.

  15. tlayne

    tlayne Member

    How, how sad. I am feeling so bad for you and her husband.
    I am sending you a nice warm hug and prayers your way. Love, Tam
  16. pamj

    pamj New Member

    I'm so sorry to hear about Monica. MS is such a scary illness, and it's so sad that she had to suffer like that. My thoughts & prayers are with you and her family.

    take care,
  17. kirbycat

    kirbycat New Member

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss, celebrate her life and all the good memories you had.

    Hugs all around.
  18. springrose22

    springrose22 New Member

    She was so young and she was your friend. My heart goes out to you. Love, Marie
  19. kellyann

    kellyann New Member

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. What a terrible way for you lovely friend to have to spend her last days. I am so sad to hear it. I was a certified nurses aide before I became too sick. There is absolutely no excuse for bedsores that bad. CNA's are taught to turn the patient's every few hours to keep the circulation going in the body. But obviously in some nursing homes it doesn't get done.

    I'll be praying for you,
  20. findmind

    findmind New Member

    Oh, god, darude, I am crying again. I'm so fragile right now, and to hear such a terrible, sad story of your dear Monica, especially that she was misdiagnosed and was not taken well care of in nursing home...

    I can't stand it.

    Much sympathy to you, many tears and thousands of hugs.

    She will stay alive in your heart...


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