My beloved husband about to leave us forever

I am sat by my husband of forty years bedside he as fought PSP with bravery, fortitude and dignity for seven years but now in just less than two days he is about to leave me and our family forever. He was in the parachute regiment and I would like to salute him for the last time. I am amazed at the resilience and bravery all PSP sufferers present and this is one more person about to sucumb to this terrible desease please keep us in your thoughts as I know you all will this website as supported me and helped me so many times over the past two years since he was diagnosed and I would like to thank you all.

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  • So sorry to hear your sad news, I lost my Mum 6th Sept after sitting by her bedside for 6 days. I talked to her lots during this time and stroked her hair, I'd like to think she could hear me and her beloved Grand Daughters. She slipped away peacefully without any pain or discomfort. My thoughts are with you and your family at this incredibly heartbreaking time.


    JoJo xxx

  • So sorry to hear this, love and prayers are with you and your family. I hope that the passing is peaceful for this brave man. xx

  • So sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Nanna B

  • Thinking of you, be strong, he will soon be free of PSP and his spirit will be with you forever xxxxx

  • hi groovychick - how are you coping these days?

  • Hi MaddyS,

    Thank you for checking on me :) am taking one day at a time, some good some bad but trying my best. Six weeks yesterday, feels like forever. We talk about him a lot in the house, me my brother and mum, and that gives us some closeness to him and we try and think of all the funny and silly things he used to do. Have not felt strong enough to sit and read all the many condolence cards yet but we look through photos of dad everyday. My heart feels very heavy and we are missing him terribly but he is free of PSP. Hope you are well? Sending love to you and yours xxx

  • So sorry to hear this, I sat with my dad for 4 weeks in hospital til sadly he passed 3 weeks ago .your emotions will be everywhere so sad because he's leaving you but relief he will be free from this horrible disease, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family hope his suffering is not long god bless xx

  • So sorry, my thoughts and prayers are with you take care

  • So sorry. My thoughts are with you x

  • Thinking of you xx

  • Thinking of you, have courage xx

  • Bonjour daparose!

    So sorry to hear that you are in such a stressful situation right now.Your dear brave hubby is about to make his last jump....into a place where his dire suffering will be over. I salute a brave man who will leave PSP behind at that moment.

    With you in, brian

  • Thinking of you x

  • Thankyou for all your kind thoughts, my husband passed over on the 5th December in the early hours of the morning. He passed peacefully and without pain in my arms and although I am so sad I am glad that he his now free of this terrible disease.

  • my prayers are with you even though i can only whisper i know HE is listening

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