It's been four months since my beautiful mum died from a brain aneurysm and I still cannot believe it. Everybody loved my mum she was so beautiful, inside and out. She would do anything for anyone and she always put us before herself.
She looked fabulous, much younger than her 58 years. There are so many wonderful things I could say about my mum. I Couldn't possibly tell you them all. She was just the nicest, kind most genuine person you could ever meet and full of fun too.
One of the hardest things for me is knowing only a year before her passing she had just become a grandmother for the first time 16 months earlier. My son was the love of her life.
On February 7, 2002 she went to work as usual and some hours later we got a phone call to say she had collapsed and to meet the ambulance at the hospital. I rang my sister in a panic and we got to the hospital before the ambulance.
My sister and I clung to each other in the road as the ambulance arrived and the doors flew open. The sight of my mum lying lifeless while medics tried to resuscitate her haunted me for weeks after, it was my worst nightmare come true.
After many hours of sitting by her bedside crying, praying and waiting she was pronounced brain dead 2 days later and a scan revealed a massive bleed in her head. They said she wouldn't have known anything just a bad headache then that would have been it. She didn't suffer which we are very grateful for.
I take some comfort from knowing my mum is now with her mum and that would make her happy, I know how happy I'd be if I were with my mum.
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