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I Am Losing My Mom

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    contreras415 contreras415 16-17, F Sep 20

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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 Sep 10

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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 Sep 10

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    I'd love to be able to stay at home with our boys. We'd definitely have to trim our budget and possibly move into a more affordable home if that was even a serious consideration...
    Wonderloon Wonderloon 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    My mom thinks I dress slutty but it is what all us kids wear?????
    jenn1386 jenn1386 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I wish I had my online mommy im upset right now and had a hard day I wish had her to calm me down and tell me everything was gonna be ok but she won't be back till tomorrow...
    mommysbabygirl mommysbabygirl 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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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 Sep 16

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    I'm a competitive person, it's a good kind. But the thing I really hate is losing, losing to a person that plays games in a cheap way! If I lose to a good player I won't be bother...
    Fetish4life Fetish4life 18-21, T 2 days ago

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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 Sep 15

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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 Sep 16

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    2 years ago I came out gay to my family and my mother disowned me. And that's sort of like losing her, because I never see her anymore only by accident.
    HandsomePrince1 HandsomePrince1 16-17, M Sep 18

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    She always pinched big rolls of my belly fat and jiggles them in front of him. I usually wouldn't mind but it hurts really bad. And one time she slapped my belly really hard and...
    noworries1223 noworries1223 18-21, F Sep 22

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    My mom is literally my BEST FRIEND but if my secret ever got out to her.. I'm afraid she would never talked to me again, & it's horrible because I'm her only daughter.
    ConfusedLittleTeenagedGirl ConfusedLittleTeenagedGirl 13-15, F 2 days ago

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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 Sep 16

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    I have lost over 10 pounds and still losing! I'm excited :)
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    I feel like I'm losing my mind though it should be the reason all I see is dislike/hatred/rejection...could this really be the truth in life? It doesn't make sense...how could...
    Quentine Quentine 22-25, F Sep 20

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    There's just some days where I actually don't know what's happening to me. Im just lying on the floor, pulling my hair, bawling my eyes out, hurting myself, cutting my wrists way...
    lvcr lvcr 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Since a young age i have been pushed to be academically superior to all my peers and now that i am a senior in high school im expected to go to a top school however i cannot with...
    Merrcury Merrcury 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I used to much more. I felt like at anytime they would siappear and that's a self fulfilling prophecy. My codependent behavior made me do a lot to try for them to not leave ... I...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    ... she hurts me all of the time, even if she doesn't realize she's doing it. My family isn't poor, but we know what it's like to have too much month left at the end of the money...
    yaguu yaguu 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 20

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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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    That moment when someone say "You won't see me for a while" and all you could muster is "Oh Okay" nonchalantly when you wanted to know why. That moment when you have to act you don...
    Callllie Callllie 70+ Sep 22

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    Okay so I'll have to live with both my parents for quite a while into the future of my life, and I can't stand being around my mom. You see, I'm an atheist and mom is a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    Like most teens I had attitude. I remember once when I was having an argument with mom about what I should do about something. Anyway, she finally said: "That's enough! Get it done...
    Tina303 Tina303 41-45, F Sep 8

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    Me and my mom has big different. When it pay day, she become sweet to me and when I'm broke, she act like I'm not there. When I try talk to her, all she say what you wanted me to...
    colonaileen colonaileen 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    Hello everyone! I'm a 25 year old guy and I'm very close with my mama. She's 53 and she's been divorced for 6 years. She has been the best mom anyone could ask for. My friend Tommy...
    golferguy32 golferguy32 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 12

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    I have the best online mommy in the world. I may annoy her sometimes but she truley is the best mommy I have ever had she is always here for me when I need her and I sometimes act...
    mommysbabygirl mommysbabygirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    The tears rolled down my cheeks as I tried to hold them back, but I couldn’t. My mom I just told me that she should pull out all my hair and that I would deserve it. I got angry...
    BADLIFEFORME BADLIFEFORME 13-15, F Sep 14

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    Firstly I want to tell u I'm a boy of 15.my story is of when I was 12 . 9dec was my birthday my aunt is coming on my bday but I had never met her in my life before . on the way she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 16

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    I could really use some advice on how too handle things with my mom and my friend. So I'm 25 years old and my mama is 53. She's a funny, pretty, loving single mom. My friend Ryan...
    golferguy32 golferguy32 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 20

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    Sometimes I let myself dream about having a mom. That would be the greatest thing in the world. My birth mom was mental. She left me and my brother at home alone for days...
    LittleGirlCrissy LittleGirlCrissy 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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