My Guilt Was Endless as My Mom’s Disease Progressed

My Guilt Was Endless as My Mom’s Disease Progressed
Mourning a person who is still living is a sad and surreal experience. I've had my fair share of grief as a caregiver for a person with Alzheimer’s disease. My emotions have ranged from feelings of abandonment to denial and guilt.   Being the sole caregiver for Mom as she battled terminal uterine cancer along with Alzheimer’s was the hardest thing that I have ever done. I often felt alone, and I was. My feelings of abandonment were not merely because I did not have enough family support, but also because my mom was leaving me little by little every day. She was heartbroken, as was I, every time she was unable to complete a task with which she previously had no trouble. She was terrified of what was to come, and I was scared for her.    Mom a
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