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Who has been the most important person in your life?

We all talk about our problems, doctors, medications, surgeries, etc

But I would love to know from each of you, who was the most important person in your life?

Could be earlier, or it could be now
Ron DiLauro Spine-Health System Administrator
I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences
You can email me at: rdilauro@veritashealth.com


  • He as been there for me through everything. Rubbing my feet, cooking dinner after he worked all day. Helping with the grand kids. Shoulder to cry on, keeping me strong, when I didn't care if I lived anymore. Providing the insurance, for my surgery and treatments.Sleeping at the hospital during my stay. Without him, I don't know if I would still be here. I have no family left,except 2 sisters, one in another state, the other busy with her own life. My only child has r.a. lupus, and type one diabetes and needs our help and support daily. I am lucky God sent me an angel, when I needed it the most. I have learned through many challenges thrown my way, to always be grateful. It could always be worse. My life experiences, led me this.I used to get so angry with God, myself and circumstances. When I did that I found myself in a downward spiral. Now I take a deep breath and pray, and thank God for everything that is good.I am in a lot of pain, thanks to this new pain pill law, But I have an appointment coming up to see a pain specialist, I pray that all goes well. I guess what I'm saying is don't give up, and realize someone always has it worse than you. Peace and my prayers are with everyone.
    Brenda stratton
  • jlrfryejjlrfrye ohioPosts: 1,110
    My mother was a very strong woman who did what she had to do to make ends meet and make sure us kids did not go without. She installed in me the value of hard work, love, forgiveness and sacrificed her happiness for her kids. By this I mean staying married to a man who she should of obviously divorced 20 years ago. She lived a sad life but made sure her children were happy
  • My wonderful hubby of 31yrs! He can still make me laugh until I have tears in my eyes. That is the most important thing to me- to still be able to laugh despite all the pain.
  • Because this man came into my life when I really needed a strong & unconditional love. He has stuck by me during everything. The good, the bad and the ugly. He loves me on my good days and my bad days & I do him as well. He has pulled me through things that I could not have gotten through alone. He has helped me raise my daughter & taught her what being a good, hardworking person means. He works so very hard and has worked since he was 11 years old. I can't put into words how much I love this man!!

    He has loved me through depression, when I feel ugly, he has loved me through surgeries, he has loved me when my body melted away to 90 some pounds, he has loved me when I had feeding tubes through my nose into my stomach. He has held a throwing up bowl for me and held my hair back, he has helped me to bathe or shower, he has had to get into a shower with me just to hold me up because I was to weak to do it myself. He has dried my hair for me, trying to make me feel like a woman (I think there is no greater gesture of love than a man trying to fix your hair because you are too sick to do it yourself-it brings tears to my eyes when I think of him doing that) he has carried me when I was to weak or in too much pain to walk. This man would do anything for me, as I would for him. I have never known this kind of love before and I would never do anything to loose this man from my life. He makes me strong. He gives everything he is or has to me and never asks for anything in return, but just to love him-and I do with every fiber of my being, I do love him. We spend all of our free time together, we are never apart. We think of each other all day long, we always call the other a couple times a day, lots of text's as well. 2 lifetimes would never be enough time with him. I hope to never out live him because I do not want to know the pain of loosing him.

    As the bible verse goes: Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always preserves. Love never fails. This verse hangs above our bed to remind us everyday of what we have together. Next year on our anniversary we plan to renew our vows. Our plan is on a sandy beach at sunset--but anywhere, with him, feels like a sandy beach at sunset.
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