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My Grandma is very ill

filmfreak posted this thread...
Nov. 1, 2012 at 12:37 pm

I really need some support right now. My Grandma is dying and it's really killing me, I don't like crying and I tend to solve my problems on my own but this one is.. Well, I can't handle it alone. She has been like a mother to me, I spent so much time with her when I was a child. Now she is not like before; she can't talk anymore. She isn't cheerful and there is such a sad look in her eyes. I haven't seen her for a long time and I think now the situation is even worse. Every time I think about her, I just start crying. I am really depressed and I don't know what I'll do when she's gone. What can I do?


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Sharkgirl replied...
Nov. 1, 2012 at 8:56 pm

I think that the only thing right now that you can do is just show your grandma how much you love her, and remind her about how much fun you guys had. I'm sorry I couldn't help more this hasn't happened to me.

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cynthia4always replied...
Nov. 4, 2012 at 8:40 pm

Ok 1. Take a take a deep breath. 2nd spend as much as u can with her talk to her, let her know that she is special to you don't focus on the negative. Remember all the good times you've had with her. I have the same problem I don't let anyone know how I feel I put  on a fake smile almost every single time I'm so used to putting on a mask  of a girl who never gets hurt and is never sad etc. that it is automatic now. One day i just broke down it was when my cousin died he was 17 he was like my big brother all the emotions that I held in pourned out so now I try my absolute hadest to talk to people no matter how much it hurts. I am very sorry about your grandma. I have the same relationships with mine as yours and that is my absolute worst nightmare. I know from expirence that things do get better time and cure almost everything, it's very hard to  beileve at the moment but share your emotions with somone who cares about you  and I can promise that it gets better. If I can give you a hug I would. Again I am very sorry to hear about her I will pray you, her, and your family.

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filmfreak replied...
Nov. 11, 2012 at 7:50 am

thanks cynthia4always and Sharkgirl :) Your comments have been a big help. None of my mates really get what I'm going through rn. I'm really sorry about your cousin cynthia4always- thanks for telling me about him. I guess I kind of thought that no one else could make me feel better or understand the way I feel (and it was silly to think that!). I suppose there's nothing I can do but make the most of the time I have left with her.

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Dynamo replied...
Nov. 11, 2012 at 8:27 am

Give her a big hug, and tell her a few jokes to cheer her up. That's what I do with mine, and she gets better.

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filmfreak replied...
Nov. 11, 2012 at 11:32 am

Okay Dynamo :D Thanks x

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Nov. 18, 2012 at 8:09 pm

My Grandmother currently lives with my family, and she's weak, but okay. We do things like watch movies with her, read stories, etc.
Remember that everything ends eventually, and with happiness there's always some sadness. Hold on to the happier parts of life. No one can live forever, and you have to let go sometimes. It sounds like she's had a good life, and has a lot of memories, if you've spent a lot of time together. Remember how lucky you both are, some people never get to meet their grandparents, or their grandchildren. I haven't seen my Grandma and Grandpa (my Mom's parents) in four years, and I hardly knew my Grandaddy before he passed away when I was 11. Cherish the time you have left with her. :)

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