The Long Goodbye

We’ve spent most of the day at the ICU. My mother-in-law is not responding to treatment for pulmonary fibrosis, along with her emphysema and pneumonia. She’s now on comfort care: pain meds and sedation, and the ventilator she’s been on for two weeks. My father-in-law has to make a difficult decision. 

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4 Comments on “The Long Goodbye”

  1. tnkerr says:

    All the best to you and yours!

  2. LRose says:

    You’ve had a rough week topped with grief. I’m very sorry to hear this and am thinking of you.

  3. Kris says:

    Never an easy decision to let go. Hugs to you and your family.


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