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I Am Losing My Mom

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    I have a terrible fear of losing people I love, this includes family and friends. I'm pretty sure it started when I was 7-8 and my mum was going to leave me and my sister's and run...
    YOULOOKLOSTLIKEDOROTHY YOULOOKLOSTLIKEDOROTHY 36-40 14 hrs ago

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    Is it okay to cut off all connections to my mom? She left us when we are kids because she got involved in loan issues. Then we moved out to our house and follow her just to be with...
    kcryptic kcryptic 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    my dad told my mom he wanted a divorce 5 days ago and basically blamed her for everything. he said he wasn´t happy. today i found out that he has been cheating on her. i don´t...
    10055p 10055p 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I don't think I'm depressed but I have a problem. My mom will be taking me to a counselor so I can get some help. Each time she finds me crying and asks what the problem is I never...
    AnonymousJSS AnonymousJSS 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When you're losing In Mario karts and drive the wrong way to annoy your friends :3
    BelgianGuy420 BelgianGuy420 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I have hardly any hair left, after losing some when this Oriental salon relaxed my hair instead of putting in a keratin treatment. Most of it is gone now because my Fake Mother...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Today I woke and thought wow my little girl was diagnosed on this date and passed away . My life totally changed this date . I thought I had the world by the tail and realized the...
    Iamtheoriginaldancemom Iamtheoriginaldancemom 46-50, F 24 Responses 4 days ago

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    You know how you can just tell if you're the least favorite child? I have always known that's me... My mom and I have always butted heads. I can't remember a point in my life...
    duckyluck duckyluck 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Hello to all the mommies out there I am a 24 yr. old guy who lives in Alabama. I am new to being a baby boy but have been into wearing diapers since I was a teen. I would love a...
    TheBMASTER90 TheBMASTER90 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Between us there are days, years and worse of all, the distance. Well, maybe it's better that way. If we would have lived in the same city then I would have had to sometimes meet u...
    Laraamani Laraamani 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am trying to figure out my life. I had my daughter when I was 16. I'm tired of hearing things like you shouldn't kept your legs closed because 1. everybody makes mistakes. 2. I...
    RileyRed RileyRed 18-21, F a week ago

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    Well I don't know where to start. My parents are getting a divorce soon. And it is my moms fault. She has been having an affair for god knows how long and my Dad is always very sad...
    youchewy youchewy 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Hi..I am new here,I would like to share and discuss 1 incident that astonished me.One day me, my freind and my mom were travelling in a bus. from Bilaspur to Bhilai at 3:00pm noon...
    deleted deleted 26-30 a week ago

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    I'm a teen mom and I'm making it. Im 17 almost 18 and this is my last year in high School, and I'm proud of myself for not giving up and dropping out when I got pregnant at 16.But...
    Loving1234 Loving1234 16-17, F Jul 23

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    Life always seems to have a different plan for you than the one you come up with. You put your ducks in a row, rub your hands together, and get ready to jump into the water just...
    SunshineMel SunshineMel 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    Me; my friend and my mom were travelling in a bus. from Mysore to Ooty. at 2:00pm noon when the bus was moving. i noticed that my moms saree slipped,as a result left side of her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 22

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    Ive always been chubby but it really got out of control 5 years ago when i moved to ireland and had no friends and my mom was always working so i would just eat and watch tv all...
    zivilexox zivilexox 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    Hello. Im actually a longtime ep user, but i have a question for spanking moms that i dont want associated with my main account. its not something i usually talk about with others...
    sunlovingmom sunlovingmom 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    I'm scared to death and I just admitted tht to myself my grandpa, my best friend, had lung cancer and no matter how much I tell myself it'll be ok everything will turn out all...
    PrincessTiff1997 PrincessTiff1997 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    As a child when it was time to sleep, I slept near my Mommy. I couldn't sleep without her tapping me, so I whispered for her to tap me and so She did just that. When she stopped...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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    My mother wishes she never had me, even if she denies it. Ok, This is my story, hope is not too long, excuse my orthography. ...And how do I know that? She has told me several...
    Onixgurl Onixgurl 18-21, F Jul 20

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    My best friend and I have been friends since we were in grade school and best friends since the start of junior high. We both agree that we're soul mates but in a friend form. We...
    iwishtobeunnamed iwishtobeunnamed 16-17, F Jul 20

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    =========== My Mom Died =========== I have not been on EP for a few days. Sorry for that. My Mummy died on 05 July 2015, so I had to rush to India. Burial was on 07 July 2015. I am...
    gardnertowner gardnertowner 36-40, M 16 Responses Jul 20

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    I lost my virginity last friday night. i was out in town with my friends and hadn't been so drunk since my 18th birthday. i started chatting to a guy next thing i know I'm walking...
    travellover96 travellover96 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I love food and I always have. I do not eat my emotions though and I actually walk when I'm upset. I will be watching a movie and there may be a very serious scene in a restaurant...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    This happened about 2 weeks ago. He didnt know I was a virgin. Well i was in his house & no one was home. We were just cuddling on the couch and talking about everything. Then we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 18

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    venting for the sake of a place to vent to...I could scream and scream at the stupid, selfish, heartless things my mother is responsible for. it was one thing when I was the target...
    cdawn1980 cdawn1980 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Someday's I find it hard to keep biting my tongue when it comes to parenting. What other parents do is none of my business. I know that. I would never think of interfering. Lord...
    MommaAlice MommaAlice 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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