Sad thread: loss

Discussion in 'The Hens' Nest' started by Kimmers, Jun 20, 2018.

  1. Kimmers

    Kimmers Chicken

    My nephew died this morning and I’m heartbroken over it. He came over for dinner last night with my MIL (he lives with her) and he helped N put the crib together. Kept saying how excited he was for his new baby cousin. Then they went home and two hours later MIL called us hysterical, saying she found him unresponsive in the bathroom and what should she do. N told her to call 911 and we raced over. We live really close so we got there as the ambulance did. They think he took some cocaine and went into cardiac arrest. EMTs worked on him for like an hour before taking him to the ER. They got his heart beating and got him breathing but only via machine and he’d been without oxygen for too long. The CT scan came back this morning with no brain activity so his mom made the decision to let him go.

    I just feel so awful, it doesn’t seem real. We JUST saw him. He’s lived with my MIL for the past 8 years and N and I have spent a lot of time with him. He was still a kid when I first met him. N’s sister had him when N was like 15 so he was still living at home for the first several years of my nephew’s life too and they’ve always had a close bond. MIL is inconsolable and I know N is devastated. He was 24.
     
  2. moose

    moose RINGWORM GIRL :(

    I am so, so sorry. There is nothing else I can possibly say. I’m glad you were able to make so many memories. Please send N and his family my love.
     
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  3. Zoomzoom

    Zoomzoom Old Curmudgeon

    Oh my god that is awful. I am so so sorry Kimmers. So many hugs.
     
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  4. shakespeer

    shakespeer Basic Pirate Lesbian Aesthete

    I'm so, so sorry.

    Feel free to PM me anytime if you need to talk; I'm here.
     
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  5. Kimmers

    Kimmers Chicken

    As an added shock N, MIL and I had no idea that nephew was using any drugs besides smoking some pot. We found out while the EMTs were working on him; a cop went through his texts and saw references to cocaine use. Then N’s dad confirmed it (which is a whole other thing).
     
  6. Canaligator

    Canaligator Barbie Police

    Oh my god @Kimmers I am so, so sorry.
     
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    Imabug1002 Chick pee

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  8. Comet

    Comet Chicken

    Oh my god, I am so, so sorry @Kimmers. Hugs to you, N, and the rest of your family. <3<3<3
     
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  9. nym711

    nym711 THIS IS MY LIFE NOW

    I'm so sorry.
     
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  10. Apples&Oranges

    Apples&Oranges Chicken

    Oh my God, I'm so sorry for your loss :sad:
     
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  11. HBC

    HBC Chicken

    Oh i’m So sorry for your loss
     
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  12. ThatOneGirl

    ThatOneGirl Dear Diary

    I am so so sorry for your family's loss, @Kimmers.
     
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  13. DaleBrennan

    DaleBrennan Chicken

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  14. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    Oh @Kimmers I am so, so sorry. For your whole family and N’s and... what a horrible, shocking tragic thing. Please take care. <3
     
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  15. fantasynerd

    fantasynerd Extra Extra

    I'm so sorry for your loss, and N's, and everyone who loved your nephew <3
     
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  16. scotchbutter

    scotchbutter Chicken

    I am so, so sorry Kimmers.
     
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  17. allmaple

    allmaple Chicken

    What a tragic loss. I am so sorry.
     
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  18. megatron

    megatron Wordsmith

    Oh I am so so sorry. That is such a shocking and tragic loss. <3<3<3
     
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  19. virgo

    virgo Chicken

    I’m so sorry for your loss. <3 <3 That’s a lot to process especially since you just saw him last night.
     
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  20. MagnificentCat

    MagnificentCat Chicken

    That’s so terrible. My thoughts are with your entire family. I’m so sorry.
     
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  21. Snarchitect

    Snarchitect Chicken

    I'm so, so sorry, @Kimmers. My condolences to you and your family right now.
     
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  22. Lh718

    Lh718 Chicken

    Oh God, what a horrible night. My condolences to you and your family for such a tragic loss, @Kimmers .
     
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  23. ClamJam

    ClamJam Chicken

    @Kimmers I am so sorry for your lost. Thoughts and prayers with you & your family.
     
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  24. This is truly tragic, and I am so so sorry you and your family are having to go through this. Thinking of you guys <3
     
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  25. Fitz

    Fitz Leslie Knope Monster

    Oh Kimmers, I am so very sorry. You and N have had so much heartache, what a terrible loss when you were finally experiencing joy. My thoughts are with you, N, and everyone who loved and valued your nephew. <3
     
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