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Dear Lainy - Well, just from the number of posts - you know how much you and Teddy have meant to all of us who are on this web site.  All of our thoughts are with you today and always.  There are no words....Nancy

Mother of John who lost his battle on Oct. 9, 2009 at age 30....

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My dear Lainy

My heart really goes out to you, reading that your darling man, Teddy, has passed.  But you were with him every step of the journey, to the very last - and I feel it has indeed been a privilege to share a little of that journey with you.

Do you know the piece entitled "The Ship"? I will do my best to paraphrase: 

A ship sets sail from the harbour and those on the quayside wave farewell until it reaches the horizon, passes from view and seemingly is gone.  But, as those watching and waving farewell lose sight of it, there are others beyond the horizon seeing it come into view, and they welcome the ship into harbour with great joy - safely home!

Teddy is indeed now safely home.

With love to you and all your family.

Helen xx

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Dear Lainey,
   Tom and I are very sorry to hear of Teddy's passing. Know that you are in our hearts and prayers as you  go through the coming days. We will miss Teddy but it's good that he is free from pain and at peace.
                                Take care of yourself,  Mary

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Lainy-all my love and  prayers are with you. Thanks to your love, Teddy's cancer was bearable, you made his struggle and pain worth it. God bless you and lots of prayers- Cathy

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Dearest Lainey,
   Peace, love, prayers....what more can I say.  Teddy is now amongst Rob, Jeff and so very many others that have transitioned to the other side because of CC.  Rough days coming up for you, but we are all here for you and you are a very strong being.  You have been a wonderful wife and friend.  Take care of you now.
Love,
Karen

Wishing all God's blessings!

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Lainy,
My thoughts and prayers to you and your family. My deepest sympathy.
Shari

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Lainy,
I'm so very sorry to read about Teddy.
Peace, Love, and prayers to you all.
Ashley

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Dear Lainy,

This quote from an unknown person helped me grieve without feeling crazy. It is overwhelming, but after the storm, you will eventually get better:

"It has been said that time heals all wounds. I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its' sanity, covers them with scar tissue, and the pain lessens, but it is never gone."

XOXO
Lily's Daughter, Martha

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Lainy,

Your story has inspired so much hope in so many people. Teddy leaves such a legacy of love, not to mention all the miracles! Now I know who to direct my prayers to when I need a little help upstairs--our very own Miracle Man!

"Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever."  ~Elisabeth K

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Dear Lainy, I am terrible sorry for your loss. Just reading your posts has helped me so much. Thinking of you and shedding tears I've been holding. Tommy.

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Lainy,

Words are insufficient to express the loss you feel. I can only add to the heartfelt condolences and continue to offer prayers of support and strength to you and your family.

Bz

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Lainey, Words cannot say what I feel for you and your family.  You have given so much not only to Teddy but to everyone that has contacted you on line.  Now it is our, turn all our thought and prayer are with you and yours.

God bless

Frances

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Dear Lainy and family
I have followed your journey and guessed time was drawing near. I am so pleased for you both that it was peaceful at the end.
This site is so marvelous at keeping us together at this terrible time, and I am sure you and Teddy have given others so much comfort.
It is your time now to be comforted and relish the memories.
All my love to you love and light Alan's mom.

U.K.Member

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Dear Lainy and family

I am so sorry that Teddy has gone but grateful that you were together until the end and that it was a peaceful one.
Your story and your love for each other is amazing and will always be there.  I am so pleased that you had your family Thanksgiving all together and that you have so many memories to look back on.
Sending you love and best wishes
Jemima

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Dearest Lainy, I wish you all the peace and comfort at this time. I am so sorry to hear the news. So sad over the experience with hospice.Please keep all the wonderful memories close. Thank you for sharing so much of your experience with all of us. You have helped me in so many ways. Mom will be at that Italian resteraunt soon. Take care and try and get some rest.

Sharon

Lost my mom and my best friend on Jan 4, 2011

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All my thoughts are with you Lainy - you and Teddy have helped so many of us here, and the miracle man will be missed by us all.  I'm glad the end was peaceful for you both, but sorry to know he's gone...

All my love and prayers....

Jen

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I am so sad that your soulmate is gone but yet, happy that his painful journey on this earth is over. God called him home knowing your a strong woman who wished the best for her man! 

Huge hugs to you Lainy!

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Dearest Lainy and family,

I am so sorry to hear of Teddy's passing but know that he is now in paradise, free from pain and suffering.  Wishing you strength, love and peace as you face the future...

With love,

Katie

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Teddy is on to his next adventure. I am so sorry for your loss. You both fought as hard as you could and handled it gracefully and have been an inspiration to so many. Godspeed Teddy! Hugs to you, Lainy.

Jan

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Lainy, What a love story!  You and Teddy to the end...and then once again in memories.  Please accept my sincere wishes for strength and health to complete this story for all of us who have admired both of you so long.

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Lainy,

Words can't express what you are going through, but you and Teddy were an inspiration to so many people.  You are loved and respected by those of us you have helped along the way.

All my best and my deepest sympathies for you.

Tom

Biggest fan of my partner Ben (51) who was diagnosed in August 2010 non-resectable stage IV.   Our new motto:   "taking it one day at a time".

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Lainy,

My deepest sympathies to you and your family.  I pray that God will comfort all of you at this time. 

Sincerely,

Rick

Ulcerative Colitis 1990, Stage 0 colon cancer and subsequent colectomy with J-pouch in 7/2005, PSC 7/2005, Klatsin CCA 8/2009

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Lainy
I'm so sorry to hear that Teddy has passed so soon after entering hospice.  You have been such an inspiration to me and many more in the CC family.  I feel so sorry for you and your family at this difficult time but pleased he passed peacefully in your love and care. 

Look after yourself............................Gerry

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Oh Lainy, I'm so sorry. I don't know what to say.

Wish i could hug you right now!

Kim

I lost my Dad to CC Feb 13, 2011 at 7pm EST. I felt him take his last breath. He was 57.
I love you, Daddy.

--Kim

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Ah, Lainy:

While I'm so saddened to hear of Teddy's passing, I'm relieved to know that he's no longer in pain and is at peace.  Your love story and how you both viewed this journey invokes an emotion in me that I can't even put into words.  You're an amazing lady and Teddy was truly blessed to have such a strong partner. 

My prayers are with you and your family as you embark on this next phase.  Teddy's looking down at all of you with a smile and the knowledge that he'll see you again....

Harmony

www.lifewithoutdiving.wordpress.com

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.   Matthew 6:34