Missing my Grandmothers funeral

This summer has been an extreme roller coaster for my family and I. Sadly, in June my grandmother passed away… My grandma was extremely close to all 7 of us grandchildren and she always taught us that family came first. She would make it a point that every week the 15 of us would meet, either for a meal or just to catch up (with the exception of the children who were studying abroad or if someone was out of town). My family has a bond like I’ve never seen in other families, no matter what, we always have each others backs - for us, Family really does come first.

Although she passed away in June, due to medical complications, we were not allowed to cremate her body straight after she passed. We had to wait 90 days before exposing her body to any sort of heat.

The 90 days was now over, and the mourning of my grandmas passing was just about to start. As indians we tend to have prayers for 12 days straight and with me being stuck in ICU it wasn’t looking like I was going to attend any of the 12 days. My family from India and Philippines flew down for the 12 days. Sadly instead of being able to say my final goodbye to my grandmother and be there to support everyone in my family, I was sitting in a bed connected to multiple lines of medication and unable to walk or leave the bed.

Thankfully, I was lucky enough to spend time with my grandmother right before she passed and im sure she was there above me in spirit making sure that I would be fine throughout everything I would have to face and had already faced.

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