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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 18 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    A Bit Of Fun

    Yes I am of average height, and she is.............. not ARRRRRRRRRHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHA I LOVE YOU MUM!!!!!!!!!!!! =D
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 26-30, M 37 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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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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    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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    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 130 Responses Oct 17, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I love my online mommy. She changes me, feeds me and bathes me. She is the best mommy in the world
    Diaperedserpent Diaperedserpent 13-15, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Definitely agree. Some teen mom's are much better than an older mom. But the things that come out of the nonsupporters' mouth is ridicuolous, like you are talking to another person...
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I am bored come and talk with me. And no I am nobodys mommy. If somebody wanna be my mommy thats ok
    SofiaMikaela SofiaMikaela 26-30, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I LOVE MY MOMMY <3333 She understands me & I thank her everyday for popping me Out #MommasBoy :)
    Jojo069 Jojo069 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm losing who I am, more and more each day. Sometimes I feel okay, just enough to fake that I'm not feeling so shattered and scarred. I don't want you to know how far...
    TrappedInAWonderland TrappedInAWonderland 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    Oh man, I just can't anymore. I have a nice home, friends/family, good grades, I have enough money, I have everything I just hate everything at the same time. I have everything...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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    I have experience that one single moment in my life where things just changed. I can remember that moment all so clearly I was stood in my work environment and things folded...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 6 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    My dad, real one has been telling me for two years that my mom isn't my real mom. He showed me a picture of my mom today. I told him not to tell me about her since she left me when...
    Dovesi Dovesi 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hate my moms boyfriend. He's waaaay younger. He doesn't even have a car. He didn't even have a job for about 1-1 1/2 when he first was here. -.- my mom would buy him clothes and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My mom was abusive to me as child, wish lead to my current suicidal thoughts and depression. She is in denial and thinks that what she did and currently does is not abuse. Last...
    TheWorldIsHours TheWorldIsHours 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am an adult and trust me when I say that I will never love my mom ever again. In fact, I vowed that if I ever have children and she's still alive, I'm telling my kid(s) that she...
    Belegernil Belegernil 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have a mother who has been emotionally abusive towards me and I didn't recognize it until I was 26 yrs old (when I entered my first stable real relationship). I remember little...
    sunnyd21 sunnyd21 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I found out recently that my mom is narcissistic. Since I was a child, my mother has done everything that a good parent should NOT do. I am 45 and she still controls my life and...
    hurtingbadly72 hurtingbadly72 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    Do you know this feeling when you watch someone so important to you grow older and older and older. And the older this person gets the scarier it is. The fear of losing that...
    aliveness aliveness 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I can't sleep tomorrow school starts for my kids, intermediate and junior high. Every first day of school I would drop my kids off and go have coffee with my mom. I have been doing...
    Missingyou81 Missingyou81 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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     i hate myself so much for having arguments with my mom  , i miss her soo soo much   i never knew it could feel this bad when somebody that you loved dies  but...
    cyannamichele cyannamichele 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My life is filled with mix emoations, I've always loved my mom so much. I still love her more then anything. I recently moved out of my mom's house because of my stepdad and how...
    SpideyAlyx SpideyAlyx 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know what's going on but lately I'm wanting to have a baby....I'm seventeen, i have a nice and well payed job. I don't have a boyfriend... I still go to school, I live...
    Ziiloves23 Ziiloves23 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So my boyfriend and I have been together for over a year but been dealing with each other for more than two maybe three. When we started dealing with each other, neither one of his...
    slynn0124 slynn0124 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My mom passed away on August 17, 2015. She was 88 years old....I was blessed to have her for a mom for so long....many never have that opportunity. I do miss her and I am sure...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My parents got divorced when I was little and I live with my stepmom and dad in one house and with my mom in another. Yesterday my brother and I were at my moms house (and I still...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F a week ago

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    How should I respond to my boyfriends mom? Here is the story of what is going on. My boyfriend has learning disabilities(reading,writing,) but he can function. He can hold a...
    AtadbitLost AtadbitLost 22-25, F a week ago

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    I have lost a total of 60 pounds over the course of five months. I still have 55 pounds left to go and Im just really excited and happy to be even closer than ever before to my...
    UsagiSnow UsagiSnow 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I have lost a total of 60 pounds over the course of five months. I still have 55 pounds left to go and Im just really excited and happy to be even closer than ever before to my...
    UsagiSnow UsagiSnow 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Even though i am older and wiser than my former virgin self, i ended up losing my virginity to a guy that I can't stop liking. I feel hate and like for him. I think about him all...
    Janmel Janmel 26-30, F Aug 19

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    Well, that boy is my BFF, and this didn't involve sex. It was over Thanksgiving break. I told my parents that I was staying on campus and was not going home for the break. But...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F Aug 18

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    My mother is the most controlling narcissist In the world, she is very manipulative and has to always have her way. Im 27 and on permanent disability due to a brain injury...
    KaleighBee KaleighBee 26-30, F Aug 18

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