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I Am Losing My Mom

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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 131 Responses Oct 17, 2008

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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 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 21 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    We have to put my dog down on Tuesday. When I say "we", I mean my mom and my brother. Just them. Just them because I live 3000 miles away. They live in Michigan, I live in...
    livingwallflower livingwallflower 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Some people have only lost a few dear ones in their lives, that is difficult in any way, shape or form. I however have lost people my whole life, since age 5. A continual line...
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    my brother. one of the last family members close to me who i saw on a daily basis is now leaving us. first my aunt and now my brother, my soon to be new sister in-law, niece and...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I finally acknowledged it last night....... Its the greatest pain I'll ever endure. He did not pass away thankfully. Instead I finally met him for the very first time Jan, 17th...
    vonbender2010 vonbender2010 22-25, F Jul 21

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    Would love to know one day that someone I care about losing actually cares about losing me as well maybe even more than I care about losing them....but I guess I better keep...
    SimplyAmazingx SimplyAmazingx 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I feel like I'm losing myself completely. As if the person I had known all my life growing up is leaving and I am honestly really unhappy about it. The term “I love you, you're...
    Lucile199 Lucile199 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I lost my virginty when I was 15 to a guy I had been seeing for about 3 days. By the third date he asked if we could have sex. I was shocked that he wanted sex so early in the...
    RubyTuesday413 RubyTuesday413 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    crazyvibe crazyvibe 13-15, F Jul 15

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    We've been best friends for over four years now. He's gay so we could honestly talk about everything and anything. We could walk through the mall talking about how cute that guy...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F Jul 16

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    I moved back home after college and all my college friends stayed on the east coast and my high school friends moved away and the ones that are still here I feel I have grown up...
    SofaRose SofaRose 22-25, F Jul 17

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    So today...yeah today...was...a day....yup. So I had a parade today, because I am in color guard, and they told us to leave our phone/purses in the buses because we would be back...
    true16 true16 16-17, F Jul 20

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    I'm terrified my mom is going to get a check-up at the doctors soon and I'm just so scared that she's gonna be diagnosed with cancer I've been crying for about 20 minutes now...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've lost so many people I've loved, my father, my granddad parents, a cousin, a baby and a partner as well as several friends so now I'm absolutely terrified of losing everyone...
    elegantstorms elegantstorms 31-35, F Jul 1

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    wolflover1648 wolflover1648 16-17 Jul 2

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    I can't stand myself right now. I think I should have more self-control. So me and my friend were talking. I told him how I used sunscreen. Then he would be telling me how bad...
    HeatherQuackers HeatherQuackers 13-15, F Jul 4

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    He just seems to be losing interest and is "very busy with family" I rarely see him and it doesn't feel like much of a relationship... It hurts to know I'm not all that important...
    bribri590 bribri590 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I am turning 43 this month and have recently been feeling bummed about about my age. Of my friends I am in the ebst shape, I have no financial issues, have a beautiful and loving...
    travelbymoto travelbymoto 41-45, M Jul 9

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    middle aged man 6ft 260 pounds - in process of losing at steady rate - should i date now whilst obese/overweight or wait until i am in normal weight category as that way i would...
    leighman leighman 41-45 Jul 12

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    I lost my virginity at age 12. I was not raped, I could've said no, but I didn't. He was 14, and he sorta pushed it on me. At first he just wanted me to give him head. I refused. I...
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    SophieBabe20 SophieBabe20 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Everything is happening way to fast... again. I know my family is just trying to help, but doing things on their time usually means it is done super fast! I signed a lease for a...
    sunniedays89 sunniedays89 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Nothing is working out in my life right now. I'm losing hope in a lot of situations. Honestly.
    Cozy01 Cozy01 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    For the past 8 years of my 'life' I have suffered with severe anxiety and depression. They say it's meant to get better, but every day just gets harder. I'm almost starting to feel...
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    I always have been I always will be, because your beautiful because your everything I ever wanted, and my dreams don't come true. I am so scared I'll lose you that I do everything...
    FeelingAmazingRightNow FeelingAmazingRightNow 13-15, M Jul 19

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    I always have been I always will be, because your beautiful because your everything I ever wanted, and my dreams don't come true. I am so scared I'll lose you that I do everything...
    FeelingAmazingRightNow FeelingAmazingRightNow 13-15, M Jul 19

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    Well tonight I just picked up night quil, Advil CCF PM and unison... Perhaps this time it will do the trick... No one really knows what it feels like to be alone, abused and...
    lostunit lostunit 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is not to BRAG but to INSPIRE! I only have 2 secrets for losing weight and getting the body you've always wanted. 1. EAT CLEAN - as much as possible always eat natural foods...
    MissBlue143 MissBlue143 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am not a mom yet! But I met a sweet and caring woman that I will NEVER forget. Mom... :) I went on an English exchange. I had to spend 5 weeks in Victoria BC to improve my...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    When I was nine years old, my mom needed time to "get back on her feet." She dropped me off at her friend's family in a small town, and fled to the city. She promised she would be...