I M Taking Care of a Dying Husband

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    My husband is having kidney failure in his

    thirties. I am terrified and need someone to talk to.
    Onlyifyoucanguess Onlyifyoucanguess
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 24, 2015

    I have had my life put on hold ever

    since my husband was placed on the kidney transplant list 2 1/2 years ago. The ESRD came from 40 years of Diabetes and he just had his second heart attack less than a month ago. I now work part time, but we have a house, land, horses and dogs that also need care. There are so...
    Sherylbow Sherylbow
    51-55, F
    Apr 8

    My Husband Is Dying!!!

    He was told he had polysistic kidney disease for years and we new some day that would mean dyalisis. We have always been prepared for thIs as his brother had it also. But..... He started getting very sick long before it was time for Dyalisis and to make a long story short we...
    Hazel01 Hazel01
    61-65, M
    Apr 21, 2013

    I Can't Handle Watching My Husband Dying Day By Day

     I have been married for 26 yrs.  I met my husband when I was 14 and he was 20.  We started dating about a month before my father died.  My father died on my husband's birthday.  I feel that since I was only 14 when my dad died, that my husband became my...
    candy1021 candy1021
    39 Responses Aug 6, 2009

    I am 40 years old. He is 43.

    He was diagnosed at age 33, 3 years before I met him. He did not disclose to me his condition. I did not find out until the first hospital visit almost a year into our relationship. My first husband passed away in 2008 of Muscular Dystrophy-Polymiositis. I did not know what I...
    LoveHimBut LoveHimBut
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2014

    Hello all, I have read your experiences

    and have a husband who probably won't make it through this coming year. He's been having strokes and heart attacks and now has Parkinson's and Ischemic heart disease. The good thing for me is, he's 100% disabled vet here in CA and the government is now taking care of him. I...
    Georgia44 Georgia44
    70+, F
    1 Response Dec 26, 2013
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