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#222077 - 03/30/12 04:43 PM Re: Worried about Jarie (pictures included) [Re: TMarie]
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Originally Posted By: TMarie
The one thing that consoles me is he never stopped being Bandit. He never aged, he never slowed down. Only that last week, just one week. He lived a very active, energetic happy life for 12.5 years. He was able to remain the Bandit everyone knew and loved all that time without having to slow down, until that last week. I am blessed to have been able to share him in my life, and he was blessed to be able to enjoy his life all the way up to the end.

Sometimes I want to be selfish, and wish he did slow down so I could have had some warning, preparation for this day, but I knew that wasn't what was planned for Bandit, he came in this life with a bang, lived out his life a bang, and ended it the same way.


Definitely sounds like he went through life on his terms, with the great care and guidance you provided wub
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#222089 - 03/30/12 06:50 PM Re: Worried about Jarie (pictures included) [Re: MaxaLisa]
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#222287 - 03/31/12 07:26 PM Re: Worried about Jarie (pictures included) [Re: GrandJan]
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Thank you for sharing. I had been wondering. Tumors are horrible things. hugging


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#222421 - 04/01/12 12:07 PM Re: Worried about Jarie (pictures included) [Re: LJsMom]
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Originally Posted By: LJsMom
Thank you for sharing. I had been wondering. Tumors are horrible things. hugging


You are welcome Joanne. I was going to pm you to let you know, when I first found out, but I was in shock of it all. Finally decided to just post it here.

I am still having a difficult time taking it all in. So sudden, for something I never thought would happen to Bandit.

Every once in awhile, a feeling creeps over me, making me wonder why I couldn't do more for him. I know I couldn't. The neuro called me Friday to see how I was doing, so nice of him, and we had a long talk, not the first one, but a good talk. When the MRI was first done, he was surprised to see how well Bandit had been doing up until that last week, due to the size of the tumor, one would think Bandit would have went downhill a lot sooner then he had.

Tumors are horrible things:(

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#222430 - 04/01/12 01:37 PM Re: Worried about Jarie (pictures included) [Re: TMarie]
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#222431 - 04/01/12 01:43 PM Re: Worried about Jarie (pictures included) [Re: AgilePaws]
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The suddenness of the brain tumor, it really hits like a wall of bricks, and then you realize how well they have been doing for so long.

No second guessing...

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#222571 - 04/02/12 09:13 AM Re: Worried about Jarie (pictures included) [Re: MaxaLisa]
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I'm sorry for your loss.
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