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Monique Walter 2.12.1941 – † 22.02.2010

Monique Walter 2.12.1941 – † 22.02.2010

 

IMG_0113 My Mother died from a Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) yesterday, Monday 22nd February.

She has fight this decease nearly 3 years long. Everything has started on November 2006, after many walking and balance problems, when she was receiving the result of a Magnetic Resonance Imaging. She was affected by something call a Progressive Supranuclear Palsy or PSP

She..

  • Lost the ability to walk in 2006, was blocked in bed since then,
  • Was severely choking while eating during the last 8 months,
  • Was no more able to drink any liquids since 19th November 2009,
  • Was only able to eat 5 or 6 yogurt per day till mid January. 

I spent the last year and a half travelling every week end to my parents in France, in order to take care of her. And I was in the last 3 months a minimum of 24 hours per week in hospital, every single day between Christmas and new Year, for sure helping her to live a bit longer by taking time to feed her.

The last 5 days, she was fighting  in a near coma state (Paraplegia), for every breath. She seems to have wait for us to be in the room on Monday before slowly stopping breathing at 3:05PM.

 

3rd August 2009, 70kg2nd February 2010. 55kg18th February 2010, 4 days before death. 44kg
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There is a hell lot of ways to die, surely this one is definitely not one of the best. I will always remember this last few words of her (she was not able to make any sentences since months), I was asking her if she wants something more, she respond “hope” (“de l’espoir”).

I will take this week off and hopefully be able to take more time to maintain my homepage and all my Joomla! extensions in the coming weeks.

About The Author

I worked with various Insurances companies across Switzerland on online applications handling billion premium volumes. I love to continuously spark my creativity in many different and challenging open-source projects fueled by my great passion for innovation and blockchain technology.In my technical role as a senior software engineer and Blockchain consultant, I help to define and implement innovative solutions in the scope of both blockchain and traditional products, solutions, and services. I can support the full spectrum of software development activities, starting from analyzing ideas and business cases and up to the production deployment of the solutions.I'm the Founder and CEO of Disruptr GmbH.

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