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My friend lost her battle

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    KellieSue
    Participant

    My friend Jacque passed away peacefully last night at home. She was able to come home from the hospital yesterday and be with her family.

    I know that she is without pain now and peaceful but I'm so angry and sad for her family now. She left behind a wonderful husband and 3 young girls.

    http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/jacquelinekaalbergmoore

     

    Kellie(from Iowa) Stage IV

    My friend Jacque passed away peacefully last night at home. She was able to come home from the hospital yesterday and be with her family.

    I know that she is without pain now and peaceful but I'm so angry and sad for her family now. She left behind a wonderful husband and 3 young girls.

    http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/jacquelinekaalbergmoore

     

    Kellie(from Iowa) Stage IV

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      Sherron
      Participant

      Kellie,

      I am so sorry for the loss of your good friend.  I know you, her husband and daughters are in great pain.  I lost my husband of 43 years on Nov 30, 2010…It hurts…a lot…This is an anwful disease.  I am glad she was able to be home.  Jim was not able to come home, and we were told he had about 4 weeks…We went to the hospice at the VA, we were not even there 12 hours and we was just gone.  I'm having a really difficult day today and so sorry we could bring him home.  I was there with   him alone.  It was not expected as quickly as it happened.

      I pray for peace and comfort for you, and your friend's family ..and myself.  May God bless us all and give us comfort.

      Take Care,

      Sherron, wife to Jim FOREVER

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      Sherron
      Participant

      Kellie,

      I am so sorry for the loss of your good friend.  I know you, her husband and daughters are in great pain.  I lost my husband of 43 years on Nov 30, 2010…It hurts…a lot…This is an anwful disease.  I am glad she was able to be home.  Jim was not able to come home, and we were told he had about 4 weeks…We went to the hospice at the VA, we were not even there 12 hours and we was just gone.  I'm having a really difficult day today and so sorry we could bring him home.  I was there with   him alone.  It was not expected as quickly as it happened.

      I pray for peace and comfort for you, and your friend's family ..and myself.  May God bless us all and give us comfort.

      Take Care,

      Sherron, wife to Jim FOREVER

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      EmilyandMike
      Participant

      Kellie – I am so sorry…I read Jacque's CaringBridge site in tears.  What a beautiful family.  I hate melanoma so much.    

      As hard as it is, please try and keep your mind and body in a good place during this hard time.

      All my best,

      Emily

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      EmilyandMike
      Participant

      Kellie – I am so sorry…I read Jacque's CaringBridge site in tears.  What a beautiful family.  I hate melanoma so much.    

      As hard as it is, please try and keep your mind and body in a good place during this hard time.

      All my best,

      Emily

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      Lori C
      Participant

      I read some of her lovely Caringbridge site – this is incredibly sad. 

      I envy those of you with a strong faith.  I have always been on the fence about my own beliefs.  Your friend had such faith that God was good and that one way or the other, she would be fine.  She was extremely courageous and was clearly able to live her life with great joie de vivre despite such difficult battles.  I am so sad for her family and those who loved her. 

      Thinking of you and all those feeling bereaved at the loss of such a lovely young woman.

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      Lori C
      Participant

      I read some of her lovely Caringbridge site – this is incredibly sad. 

      I envy those of you with a strong faith.  I have always been on the fence about my own beliefs.  Your friend had such faith that God was good and that one way or the other, she would be fine.  She was extremely courageous and was clearly able to live her life with great joie de vivre despite such difficult battles.  I am so sad for her family and those who loved her. 

      Thinking of you and all those feeling bereaved at the loss of such a lovely young woman.

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      Rocco
      Participant
      Clinical Trial ParticipantNED

      Kellie,

      I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your friend.  This can't be easy on you. 

      I so hate this disease! 

      Rocco – Stage IV

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      Rocco
      Participant
      Clinical Trial ParticipantNED

      Kellie,

      I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your friend.  This can't be easy on you. 

      I so hate this disease! 

      Rocco – Stage IV

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      NicOz
      Participant

      Kellie, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your friend. It must have been some comfort (albeit small) that she was with her family at such an intensely personal time. My heart goes out to her family and friends.

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      NicOz
      Participant

      Kellie, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your friend. It must have been some comfort (albeit small) that she was with her family at such an intensely personal time. My heart goes out to her family and friends.

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      Laurie from maine
      Participant

      HI,

      I also agree that I was deeply touched reading her caring bridges page.  She sounded like an amazing person.  She was much too young, this is a horrible disease.  I am glad that her family and friends and her faith were with her.

      thank you for posting

      laurie from maine

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      Laurie from maine
      Participant

      HI,

      I also agree that I was deeply touched reading her caring bridges page.  She sounded like an amazing person.  She was much too young, this is a horrible disease.  I am glad that her family and friends and her faith were with her.

      thank you for posting

      laurie from maine

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        Vermont_Donna
        Participant

        Hi Kellie,

        So sorry about your friend…so young and with small kids. Melanoma is so horrible!

        Cry, yell, scream and shout. Punch those pillows. And keep going on and taking care of yourself!

        Vermont_Donna, stage 3a

         just finished my 4th dose of Ipi

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        Vermont_Donna
        Participant

        Hi Kellie,

        So sorry about your friend…so young and with small kids. Melanoma is so horrible!

        Cry, yell, scream and shout. Punch those pillows. And keep going on and taking care of yourself!

        Vermont_Donna, stage 3a

         just finished my 4th dose of Ipi

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      mommyb4anything
      Participant

      I will be praying for you and your friend's family.  There are no words to ease the loss and heartache you are feeling.  My greatest fear is my melanoma returning and having to leave my 3 year old son without a mother.  Be there for the children.  Your friend would want that.  God Bless!

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      mommyb4anything
      Participant

      I will be praying for you and your friend's family.  There are no words to ease the loss and heartache you are feeling.  My greatest fear is my melanoma returning and having to leave my 3 year old son without a mother.  Be there for the children.  Your friend would want that.  God Bless!

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      mommyb4anything
      Participant

      I will be praying for you and your friend's family.  There are no words to ease the loss and heartache you are feeling.  My greatest fear is my melanoma returning and having to leave my 3 year old son without a mother.  Be there for the children.  Your friend would want that.  God Bless!

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      mommyb4anything
      Participant

      I will be praying for you and your friend's family.  There are no words to ease the loss and heartache you are feeling.  My greatest fear is my melanoma returning and having to leave my 3 year old son without a mother.  Be there for the children.  Your friend would want that.  God Bless!

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      glewis923
      Participant

      Dear Kellie-

      I'm so saddened to hear that a mother, spouse, and friend is now gone from "our world".  I know it's trite and perhaps too simplistic, but I feel it's true:  She IS most assuredly in a better place now- with no pain and unimaginable Love.   

      It still hurts, very much so, when a loved one is no longer with us.  

      Prayers and Love to ALL, Grady.

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      glewis923
      Participant

      Dear Kellie-

      I'm so saddened to hear that a mother, spouse, and friend is now gone from "our world".  I know it's trite and perhaps too simplistic, but I feel it's true:  She IS most assuredly in a better place now- with no pain and unimaginable Love.   

      It still hurts, very much so, when a loved one is no longer with us.  

      Prayers and Love to ALL, Grady.

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      BethA in VA
      Participant

      I am so sorry for the loss of your friend.  Please accept my deepest condolences.  Beth 3/B

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      BethA in VA
      Participant

      I am so sorry for the loss of your friend.  Please accept my deepest condolences.  Beth 3/B

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      JuleFL
      Participant
      I am very sorry for your loss. It tears me apart to see young families affected by this terrible disease. I wish you peace and comfort.

      Jule

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      JuleFL
      Participant
      I am very sorry for your loss. It tears me apart to see young families affected by this terrible disease. I wish you peace and comfort.

      Jule

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      JakeinNY
      Participant

      Kellie,

      I'm very sorry to hear about the loss of your friend…it really sucks….it's especially heartbreaking to hear that she had 3 young girls. Stay strong.

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      JakeinNY
      Participant

      Kellie,

      I'm very sorry to hear about the loss of your friend…it really sucks….it's especially heartbreaking to hear that she had 3 young girls. Stay strong.

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      Phil S
      Participant

      Kellie   So sorry to hear about the loss of your friend. I went to caringbridge and read Jacque's whole story and my heart broke, especially looking at photos of her three young girls.  So glad she got home to see them before she passed away.  I will pray for her family. Take care of yourself.  Valerie (Phil's wife)

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      Phil S
      Participant

      Kellie   So sorry to hear about the loss of your friend. I went to caringbridge and read Jacque's whole story and my heart broke, especially looking at photos of her three young girls.  So glad she got home to see them before she passed away.  I will pray for her family. Take care of yourself.  Valerie (Phil's wife)

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      Jerry from Cape Cod
      Participant

      Kelli

      I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your friend.

      Jerry from Cape Cod

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      Jerry from Cape Cod
      Participant

      Kelli

      I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your friend.

      Jerry from Cape Cod

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      Suzan AB
      Participant

      Kelli,

      I am soooo sorry to hear about your friend, Jacque.  Caringbridge is a wonderful site.  Thank you for sharing this heartbreaking news. 

      My best to you and yours….butterfly kisses and pooh bear hugs!

      Suzan AB

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      Suzan AB
      Participant

      Kelli,

      I am soooo sorry to hear about your friend, Jacque.  Caringbridge is a wonderful site.  Thank you for sharing this heartbreaking news. 

      My best to you and yours….butterfly kisses and pooh bear hugs!

      Suzan AB

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