he has been diagnosed since November, he never drank he was diagnosed after he was hospitalized for gangrene. He was put on heavy antibiotics and pain killers he was also over weight weight at least 300 lbs. He started getting getting the paracentesis after being diagnosed he would get it every week he slowly started taking care of his diet and would go every 2 weeks finally it was a few months after he got the last one. Right now he was told he has a kidney infection. I don't know what to make of this. I know the truth of his disease. I would like insight.
Hello Donna and welcome to DC. I am so sorry that you are having to deal with this. Is your Dad comfortable? You are asking a question about his time left on earth. I will say to you... long enough for the two of you to spend quality time together. Don't leave anything unsaid yet use your time in a way that brings you both close, peace and closure.
I will say when my mother passed, there were so many unresolved issues. It was heartbreaking not to have that sense of closure or forgiveness. I sat with that for many, many years. My father is a different matter - we have closure. He is a good man; no cross words have ever been said between us.
So, if there is anything you have been meaning to do... now is the time to do it or say it.
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