When my mother-in-law was in her 70’s, she had heart bypass surgery. Marie, a tough old bird, made it through the surgery with no problems. However, after the surgery, her lungs were too weak for her to breathe on her own. She had to depend on a respirator. For several months, until her final breaths of life, she remained on this respirator. Unable to breathe on her own, or talk to her loved ones.
She hated it. Continue reading