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I Am Losing My Mom

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    I Had Hoped This Day Would Never Happen.... I'M Sorry, Mom

    " The right thing to do and the hard thing to do are usually the same." Steve Maraboli Yesterday was a day I almost couldn't bear. My heart broke as I walked my little Mother up the walk to the care home. In truth, I had even wished she would die in her sleep rather than live...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 20 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    Lung Cancer For a Non-smoker Family

    The call was made and I had to fly back home. My mom was fine, and now she's not. She used to be an active woman, 55, non-smoker, working doing what she loved, helping others as a Personal Support Worker, now I am her caregiver. It was just 2 months ago that we realized cancer...
    dolcelina dolcelina 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2009

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    I'll Miss You So Much, Mom.

    Two years ago in the fall of '07 was probably the most turbulent time of my life. This is when I had to face my mom's mortality. In late October, they found blood clots in her leg. Late November, she had a seizure in her leg.. had tests done.. found out she had brain cancer and...
    flyawayhome flyawayhome 22-25, F 10 Responses Jun 15, 2009

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    Ms

    My mum has Multiple Sclerosis. (MS)It is a very bad brain disease. She go diagnosed with it when I was seven. I'm fourteen now and I am slowly, day by day watching my mum's symptoms get worse and her lose abilities to do different things. She is in a lot of pain all the time. It...
    Prepland Prepland 18-21, F Sep 29, 2012

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    Alone And Drowning

    My mother was diagnosed with stage two lung cancer twelve months ago. And now she is dying. I'm 27, she's 53. We are both too young for this. She wont be there when I get married or see me be a mother myself. I lost a baby to a miscarrage four years ago. I know my baby Hope is...
    ch660312 ch660312 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 15, 2011

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    Sad To See My Mom With Dementia

    My Mom is 92, yes, 92.We started seeing signs at about 85.However she is a strong willed person and would never let us help. Or said she didn't need help, her pride. She lived in her own home which was her life and worked in the yard until she fell & broke her hip in March 0f 201...
    djasga djasga 61-65 3 Responses Dec 4, 2010

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    If Only This Could Be Simple

    I am not losing my mother to a physical disease, like cancer. Sometimes I even imagine that would be easier. I am losing her to mental illness. Her diagnosis is manic depression, worsened with post partum after each of her four kids. She's turned to suicide. Spending months in...
    HazyyMermaid HazyyMermaid 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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    Losing Her to the Pain of Reality

    I'm not losing her because she is dying. I'm losing her to the pain of reality. She is divorcing my Dad and now lives with my Gran. Every time I see her, she looks really tired and sad. It hurts to see her that way. When you talk to her, she always seems to be somewhere else. I'm...
    glasgowgirl2k8 glasgowgirl2k8 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2009

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    Physically, And Mentally

    My Mom has cancer, but she also has dementia (possibly Alzheimer's). We aren't sure which will get her first. The Mom I knew no longer exists, however, regardless of  which illness she succumbs to.
    teagranny teagranny 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 8, 2010

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    For My Mom ....

    As some of you know I have been dealing with many medical/health issues with my mom lately. To give you a brief history she had a pacemaker and last year received a defibulator because her heartbeat would never stay in sync. She has suffered so much lately with massive amounts of...
    snowbunny1002 snowbunny1002 46-50, F 131 Responses Oct 17, 2008

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    I Have A Mom With Stage 4 Lung Cancer..

    I joined this group for support. When you are dealing with losing a parent its hard to face alone. Mom has Stage 4 lung Cancer, inoperable kind, which has metastisized to her bones. We are very close, since she had me when she was 18. She has been my best friend, and its hard to...
    sherrykamphus sherrykamphus 46-50 4 Responses Apr 14, 2011

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    More Then Half of Her Is Gone

     After her massive stroke in Dec2004 it has been a struggle every day for all of us. She had so much brain damage and it's still a daily struggle for her to do so many things that before came so naturally. She has never been a patient person so she is constantly trying to...
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 26, 2009

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    She's Slowly Slippin Away..

     Growing up I remember my mom always being on Drugs.She still took care of me like a Mom's supposed to, we just never got to go out and do the normal things a Mother &Daughter do when they spend time with eachother. She did spoil me to make up for it.When I was 12 I was finally...
    AylEX AylEX 18-21, F Feb 25, 2012

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    A Bit Of Fun

    Yes I am of average height, and she is.............. not ARRRRRRRRRHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHA I LOVE YOU MUM!!!!!!!!!!!! =D
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 37 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    I Lost My Mom

    I had just turned 12 years old. Mom got sick a month before my birthday. She had been sick  6 months earlier, and it was cancer; but, she went through surgery and was ok. They told her there was a 50/50 chance the cancer could spread; but mom was ok. One day towards the end of...
    jiggstrixie92 jiggstrixie92 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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    4.5 yrs ago my husband of 12 yrs left me and our 3 kids for another woman. It was New Yrs and as I sat at home with our then 6 yr old daughter and 9 mo. Old twin boys I received a...
    strongerbytheday strongerbytheday 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Unfortunately I'm too lazy to take before and after pictures. Here is my story. I've almost always been a healthy kid up until I turned about 10-11. I started to eat a lot more...
    samiaboud9 samiaboud9 16-17, M Aug 18

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    We used to be so close. But something is happening to him.. He's been so stressed, always blaming his parents for everything and he's been acting..strange. I just can't figure out...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F Aug 20

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    So today my mom bought me a $90 stuffed toy. Its a retired Ty classic stuffed cat named Sugar. I know. A $90 stuffed animal? Why not just buy me a $5 teddy bear at Walmart...
    Acebo Acebo 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    i am a pro spanking mom and don t hesitate to give pretty hard spankings to my teenagers...but since a few moths a made an disturbing experience...i got arroused during spankings...
    ruthmom ruthmom 36-40, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    10 years ago my Mom died of leukemia. All I have are photographs and memories and the memories will never fade. I love you Mommy.
    SweetSillySusan SweetSillySusan 18-21, F 5 hrs ago

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    I am falling apart. I don't want to be strong anymore. My parents split up last week after 35 years of marriage. My mom and little sister happily disconnected themselves from my...
    FallenShiny FallenShiny 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    The thought of losing feeling definitely bothered me, but the concept of not having the ability to breastfeed failed to seem like a big deal to me, Truthfully. I had been method...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    I lost everything due to my drug addiction. I didn't think that I had a problem. I thought I was perfectly fine & normal. I started stealing from my family doing unusual things...
    Jwalton0217 Jwalton0217 22-25, F Sep 9

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    My mom is my hero. She has Parkinson's and is losing her ability to walk. However she adapts to every new challenge with faith and courage. Her phone is constantly ringing...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F a week ago

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    Any single moms with daughters?
    Chucklesh Chucklesh 56-60, M 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I am a stay at home mom and I feel like I am always behind on house work and everything else. Does anyone have any advice? My baby is 9 mos
    Punky409 Punky409 26-30 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My mom is the reason I cut and swallow pills I told her about self-harm and she said i do whatever i want without caring as long as i get good grades i don't care about my grades i...
    darkness1sets darkness1sets 13-15, M 4 hrs ago

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    What's the worst thing about losing weight? -my clothes are getting baggy -can't afford to get new clothes -not sure if the weight is coming off from stress or if changing a few...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Aug 21

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    i started losing hair when i was 16 i dont think it's been a long time cuz now im 20 but i have a receding hair line now , my hair gets thinner and i can see the skin through my...
    RekeshOray RekeshOray 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    so excited!  School starts tomorrow so many teachers and mommies who did poorly during the summer  with workouts and eating are recommiting themselves!  My free...
    felismina felismina 36-40, F Aug 24

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    My mom just had a biopsy done because her doctor found "a lot of very abnormal cells" from her last pap smear, she has been feeling like crap lately too and they are almost...
    RachelMGodwin RachelMGodwin 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    well yesterday i was late for my morning class. losing track of time and saying goodbye to my best friend while she was going to boot-camp didn't really help much lol. so after...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F Aug 27

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    my mom has a diabetes and it's so high. she gets like 300, she did go to the doctor, she's taking medication, and last time her diabetes had lower to 200 something, but she just...
    dasosleefi dasosleefi 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have already established how I feel about "the other woman" and the "cheater." But I see so many posts about bad, toxic marriages...Honestly...It scares me. People run when...
    rollingdoro rollingdoro 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    losing a part of me every day.
    MrFoe MrFoe 13-15, M Aug 17

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    Losing weight is definitely not easy especially you are a foodie. Never did I know that a 5km run would burn only 300 to 400 calories. Worse is it takes about 30 to 40mins...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M Aug 21

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    The phone call with my complicated other was.... Complicated? My depression is getting out of control and it does not help that he has been feeling down to. I don't know if he is...
    MysticallyForbidden MysticallyForbidden 18-21, F Aug 29

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    Tonight I am worried I have lost my best friend. I have been best friends with him for many years and I am so upset with myself for pushing him to the point of being angry with me...
    aimeejane17 aimeejane17 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    I Am 123 Pounds Now Yay Still Losing More! So Happy And Proud Of Myself! Still 5Foot 4 :(
    JustASkinnyDream JustASkinnyDream 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I feel so depressed, i haven't felt like this in my life. There is pain, depression, fear of losing everything i have earned in past 2 years.. my life, love everything.I don't know...
    elex003 elex003 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    All these fat jokes... Try these... Yo momma so short you can see her feet on her drivers license. Yo momma so short she broke her leg jumping off the toilet. Yo momma so old...
    crazynam321 crazynam321 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    My mother never loved me. To most outsiders, they would think she was perfect. I mean, she had four children, my youngest sister being adopted, my older brother going to Oxford...
    FullyReloaded FullyReloaded 13-15, F Aug 19

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    I am 16 years old. My mom, has been married and divorced 3 times. She went to prison for 3 years. She came back from prison, left my stepdad, and is now in an ongoing relationship...
    wootenbrittany7 wootenbrittany7 22-25, F Aug 25

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    When I was almost 14 my Mom dressed me as Little Bo Peep for an Easter Parade. I won the prize! My mom was an outstanding seamstress and rarely used patterns. She could create a...
    patty1650 patty1650 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    My mom and I are so much alike we butt heads. We've never really gotten along, and she gets mad at me over the silliest things. She has smashed my head into the front door, beat me...
    Ry2305 Ry2305 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    so me and my boyfriend have been dating for almost a year now and his mom (and grandma) don't like me AT ALL. at first she was nice to me, she would always tell me how pretty I...
    lundenxo lundenxo 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    when I was a little girl my mom . no let me pause right there before I start just know my mom had me when she was 18 and she is a drug addict. ok so again when I was a little girl...
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F Aug 18

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    My mom, she never really be supportive towards me. It's always be my other sisters. they always been my mother's favorites. I remember when I was in primary school I got 2A's 3B's...
    khalidabakri khalidabakri 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 20