suzanne Posted April 15, 2008 Report Share Posted April 15, 2008 Received my copy yesterday and can almost not put it down. Each page I say to myself, yes I felt that way. I was the caregiver for my husband for 2 years before his death although I have never talked about it here. He had cirrhosis of the liver due to excessive drinking but had stopped in June 2005 as soon as the first symptoms appeared. I admired him for the courage to do it on his own. Ultimately, he had a septic infection and bleed to death internally. It was too late although we stayed in denial as he was improving so we thought. I felt frustation, exhaustion and at times not as kind as I should have been. Feelings that have eaten me alive. Trying to hold down a job, take care of my beloved Will and maintain some semblance of normal. At times I have to put the book down because the pain becomes too real. But now I realize I was not alone in the guilt. There may be those of you who judge me as he brought it on himself but you didn't live those last two years of his life when he tried so desparately to get well. This book has brought many feelings to the front although through different circumtances that I needed to face. Thank you John for writing it.Suzanne Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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