Thursday, 8 August 2013

Goodbye Mum

This is just a short post to say goodbye to my Mum. She died recently after a short illness. She had been in a care home for the last 5 years but had been happy and well. I visited on the Sunday as usual and things were normal. On Monday she was taken into hospital and by Tuesday midmorning she had passed away. I had been with her on the Monday night holding her hand but I don't think she was aware of me being there. Maybe on some level she was. She was not in any pain or discomfort so I can be thankful for that.
At the time this is being posted I will be at the Funeral service. I am still finding it hard to get my head round what has happened as it was all so sudden and unexpected. I hope the funeral will help me on the way to accepting this change and help me through the grieving process.
The picture was taken when Mum was about 27 and is so typical of her in a way because even in her later years she was always dressed in a stylish and elegant way.
Say hello to Dad and the boys for me.
All my love Alison


Jennifer Scull said...

I am so very sorry to hear this. my prayers are with you and your family. I hope you can find some comfort, somehow. sending you a big hug from over here.....

Jo said...

So sorry for your're in my prayers.
hugs Jo x

Renee B. said...

So sorry to hear of your Mum's passing. I lost my Mum in January & it still hurts. Hope your heart heals & you find comfort in lovely memories of your Mum.
Hugs, Renee

debby4000 said...

Sorry to hear of you loss, thinking of you and your family.
Before I go I have tell you what a fabulous pic of you Mum.

Helena (Gvendalen) said...

So sorry for your loss.
hugs, Helena

Karen Wilson said...

Ali, I'm so, so sorry about your loss. I hope you're able to find comfort in memories and in your heart. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family.


Denise Pustelniak said...

So, So, Sorry! It is my honest belief that she knew you were there comforting her!

Spyder said...

I'm so sorry to read this and hope you know she is watching over you. You were there and I'm sure she knew.
We lost four family members last year, but they are still with us in so many ways.

Unknown said...

What a beautiful post Ali. My sweet sweet friend you will get through this sad time in your life because you have a beautiful family to help you. (Not to mention your fabulous friends too)
Comforting hugs
Dawn xxx