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I Am Losing My Mom

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, M 27 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My name is Nina and I'm now 18 and 6 months pregnant with my son. I've had a bumpy life, got kicked out at 15 hopped houses got into drugs and alcohol pretty bad. When I was 16 I...
    Nina970 Nina970 18-21 22 hrs ago

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    losing my grandfather is the hardest thing I'm going through. My grandfather was my best friend, he was always there for me, even when his son, my dad didn't want to be. I feel...
    confusedheart21 confusedheart21 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Mommy might need to discipline me or punish me if I'm disobedient cause I don't always do what's right... but most of all I want mommy to be kind and love me more than anything...
    milkmilklemonadee milkmilklemonadee 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's my moms birthday today. She has been my pillar of strength for as long as I can remember. I can't possibly imagine not having her around. My fondest memories were those in...
    Lee124 Lee124 41-45, F 10 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really love my parents and i tell them every day. To some people that sounds silly but i dont know how long i have them. One of my friends came back from school one day and...
    sxylaura sxylaura 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ive been thinking about it a lot ... I would like to have an EP Mom. I mean my Mom is cool and everything but there´s some stuff there and I think it would good to have another...
    JustLenny JustLenny 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm scared of losing a lot of my loved ones, but sometimes losing the most beautiful people in my life is what I fear losing the most! (The two families who love me no less because...
    derricksautism derricksautism 18-21, M a week ago

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    Write about your experienceAny Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Michigan, Indiana,Deleware or Maryland mom , mommy, daughter, aunt, sister sisters,niece looking for a boy trapped...
    Str8boypantyme Str8boypantyme 13-15, T a week ago

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    Write about your experienceAny Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Michigan, Indiana,Deleware or Maryland mom , mommy, daughter, aunt, sister sisters,niece looking for a boy trapped...
    Str8boypantyme Str8boypantyme 13-15, T a week ago

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    Any Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Michigan, Indiana,Deleware or Maryland mom , mommy, daughter, aunt, sister sisters,niece looking for a boy trapped in a lesbian pretty girl...
    Str8boypantyme Str8boypantyme 13-15, T a week ago

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    13yo boy who has been raised and nurtured by my mom,aunt, sisters,girl cousins, teacher,church youth group mom, babysitter etc and i am absolutely infatuated with loving girls and...
    Str8boypantyme Str8boypantyme 13-15, T 1 Response a week ago

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    This is another thing I just came across a my dad is in th hospital he got sick at the plant he worked at he had sign a clause that if he got sick it not there responsibility my...
    Albert122 Albert122 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I need some advice as I stated before my mom and dad got married when my mom was very young she ha me at 21 my dad is 10 years older then my mom and my mom always dressed very Seay...
    Albert122 Albert122 31-35, M Feb 5

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    I love my mom so much.She really cares about.She loves me a lot. She always wants my happiness. So there is a request for everyone don't hurt your mom ever.Cause she is the one who...
    Swapno Swapno 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I'm a mom. I want to be a mom, I try so hard to be a mom. Only thing is, my two amazing boys are with their father. A father who has chosen to deliberately eliminate me from their...
    solaces solaces 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    My mom's health isn't the best. Two years ago, she had a stroke and lost the vision in her left eye. Next week she is having surgery on her right eye, in hopes of preventing her...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 46-50, F Feb 4

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    When I think about my mom and dad, and how much I love them , I sometimes think for a moment that they are (65 and 69 years old). As cliche as this sounds, I wish I knew 30 years...
    Steffy128 Steffy128 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 4

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    I used to be very close to a woman, so close that we even sent each other small things a couple of times which could serve as a tangible reminder of ourselves. We did it despite...
    Tourion Tourion 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    I would take my mom as an example, and a really GOOD one too. Ever since I had been into my paranoia disorder, I just keep disappointing her and getting her worried more each time...
    LexiMory LexiMory 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Just found out today that my mom's cancer has spread progressively throughout her body. I'm torn apart by this right now. I mean my mom is handling this better than I am right...
    caringsisterof11siblings caringsisterof11siblings 18-21, F Feb 2

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    I was 15 and had been dating the guy for like 4 months and he was a bit pushy. so being the people-pleaser that i am, i said yes and he didn't seem to show much love and care when...
    lilahwillowoak lilahwillowoak 16-17, F Feb 1

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    I have no words to explain the hatred for my mom. My mom disrespects me, insults me and makes me feel like **** all the time. I just found this site and needed to vent. I mean my...
    wickedheart1234 wickedheart1234 18-21, F Jan 31

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    My biggest fear is losing those I love
    polylove0210 polylove0210 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I see you at a party. You have been drinking and now are losing control. You pee your pants and just stand there. I walk over to you and whisper in your ear. "Did baby pee pee in...
    DadaJake DadaJake 18-21, M Jan 31

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    I see you at a party. You have been drinking and now are losing control. You pee your pants and just stand there. I walk over to you and whisper in your ear. "Did baby pee pee in...
    DadaJake DadaJake 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    I think I'm losing my Best friend as a Best Friend. I've known my Best friend since the 6th grade. (Now We're both in 10th grade) and we all go to the same school. But, she met...
    Jgummy123 Jgummy123 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I feel so alone! Every weekend I'm trapped in the house with no car to go anywhere and no one that can come over since I live far away from everyone. I want to move back home, or...
    Whatsmystory Whatsmystory 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 30