This was originally in the long thread following my post about my mother's passing, but i wanted to make sure people saw it and read about how invaluable they have been and about the need to be safe from the things that contributed to my mother's suffering.
Love and gratitude to all who write words of appreciation and remembrance for my mother. i read all of your comments and it is good to know that this was such a welcoming community for Mama. She often talked about the women on this forum; you were an inspiration to her as well. i wish you all the most diligent and attentive medical care and hope that your very best years are still ahead of you.
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Stay strong, and if you begin to feel like you can't, i hope you can rely on loving and kind family and friends, always. Thanks so much for being here for my beloved mother when she really did need all the support she could get, as well as a place for her own voice.
The photo is of my mother, me, and my grandmother Libbe, who died on May 12 at the age of 98.
What a lovely photograph. Wishing you all the best as you navigate life without your mum and grandma x