I literally have a lump in my throat, and had to blink the tears in my eyes away, so nobody at work would think something's wrong. I'm a little somber right now, because I read a heartbreaking, beautiful story on NPR. One of their radio anchors posted a series of tweets, chronicling from when his elderly mother was admitted for emergency surgery until just after she died.
Please read Scott Simon's Long Goodbye to His Mother.
Here's an excerpt...