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    It looks like I'm going to be in Ohio this weekend.

    It seems Grandma Couch is dieing. She's suffered a bout of strokes since yesterday. She's 92. The hospital sent her back to the nursing home to live her final days there. No IV drips. No forced feeding.



    Couch

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    Hope you get to spend some time with her before she passes. My brother and I went to see my grandmother on a whim one morning. Just stopped by out of the blue, spent an hour or two talking, did some stuff for her in her room, etc.

    Later that day, my mother called to tell me Mimi was dead. I told her she couldn't be, that she seemed fine a few hours earlier.

    Will be praying for you.
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    *hugs* and lots of them. I lost my Grams last year & my Gramps this year. Will be sending good vibes to you and your family and hope that she doesn't suffer and gets to spend some time w/ you and yours.
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    I hope it all goes peacefully.
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    I'm so sorry.

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    Hurry it up and get down there.
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    Sorry, man.

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    Sorry to hear. Where in Ohio is she?
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    Quote Originally Posted by waynesworld View Post
    Sorry to hear. Where in Ohio is she?

    Hudson.

    Couch

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    Sorry to hear about it. Please take good care.

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    Sorry to hear, Couch. Safe travels, as well, my friend.
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    Best wishes and my your trip on I-80 be a safe one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    I hope it all goes peacefully.
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    This my friend.

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    We're thinking of you here in MI.
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    Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans. - John Lennon


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    Than you my friends. Your awesome vibage is much appreciated.

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    Peaceful babe, she is in good hands.

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    Couch, I am very sorry to hear that. Prayers out to you.
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    Sad news Couch. Prayers sent for you and your family.

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    My condolences...
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