Honoring my mom's final wishes

This is my mom Susan, she was one of the best friends I ever had she was there for me since day one from a stressful career and raising me all by herself I stood up to help her at the age of 13. After she retired in 2013 of 33 years of law enforcement she started having major health problems from diabetes to shots in her eyes to pancreatic and liver failure taking numerous trips to the emergency room and hospital stays. In 2019, she had all her teeth removed from the diabetes and the removing a blood clot out of her left eye. She started falling and forgetting things the week before thanksgiving she had a stroke that paralyzed her left side where she was on a walker the rest of her life. Then January came a week after her 59th birthday we were told she was had stage 3 liver failure from her diabetes after finding her unresponsive two times something wasn’t right at all about her health. This last time was last Tuesday we were planning on going on trip to go shopping doing our girls that’s what we did fun on my days off she got up about to get shower she fall one last time didn’t wake till 2/23/20 wasn’t able to talk to me or the nurses. 2/24/20 has been the hardest days of my life when the hospital told me they had to take her off all her medicines because her blood pressure and sugar was so low that they wanted to see if they could bring her sugar up they did every medicine that she could take and then her kidneys and heart started slowly down it was anytime for her they told me. Not responding to anyone I made in 15 minutes I was with her and unfortunately my mom my best friend my hero my partner in crime passed away at 6:30pm. Now that I’m planning her memorial service she didn’t have any papers for benefits from her retirement her last check will be on Saturday and my landlord is making two months of rent before I move out I can’t afford 1,572 with the income I make and cover the loans that’s in both of our names. She didn’t believe in life insurance because she thought it was a ripe off so I want to get these small bills paid off in honor of my mom’s memory


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Rachel Pollock 
Lakeland, FL
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