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I Am Losing My Mom

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 20 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    ILoveSPH ILoveSPH 26-30, M 7 hrs ago

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    I think the worst part wasn't losing you...... but it was losing me.
    meetmeinthepouringrain meetmeinthepouringrain 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    That moment when I cross a red light after hesitation because I want to be a good citizen, but when I finish crossing the intersection the light turns blue. I can have waited a few...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M 12 hrs ago

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    I'm a teen mom and I have a daughter that's six months she is a happy baby she smiles a lot
    firefightergirl1148 firefightergirl1148 16-17, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    My mom is awesome and is a big supporter with my gaining <3
    fattylovergirl fattylovergirl 16-17, F 39 mins ago

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    All I wanted was to tell sis that I fear losing dad too and I don't know why I similar signs like around the time of your death are appearing. The night before you died mom I...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    i am very lonely because i am losing facebook friends that i thought that liked me. as i told you last week about Facebook i had posted about a certain person too much and i...
    db174 db174 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    Sort of been disappointed with myself as of late. Noticed I am getting a bit bigger and not in a good way. I'm around 250-260 and I am starting to lose weight. My biggest issue isn...
    Wannafeelyourredviper Wannafeelyourredviper 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I have lost 20 lbs in the last month. You might think that's unhealthy, but I'm actually doing it in the healthiest way possible!(: I'm doing the paleo/ketogenic lifestyle. I am...
    DemitriaGoddess3 DemitriaGoddess3 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This happened about three years ago. For some reason, it is only this past year that I have began to regret it. I was young, I really didn't have a healthy or stable family life...
    Choosingmyconfession Choosingmyconfession 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I was 19 when I lost my virginity to my coworker. I didn't tell anyone except one person where I was going that night. I honestly expected to just hang out with him, like normal...
    bgriffi817 bgriffi817 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Well, hate is a strong word, and quite inappropriate I may add. I don't HATE that I am losing my friend. I am happy that my friend is going to bigger better places, however I will...
    Orchidspetals Orchidspetals 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I am showing signs of schizophrenia... I never wanted to believe it... I see things that aren't there... There's voices in my head... I feel sensations on my skin as if there...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I'm losing 2. I've knows pipes for about 7 years.. I've known Annie for about 2. Pipes has already been dealt with. I need help on Annie. Sh has a crush who likes her back. He...
    anon42402 anon42402 13-15, F Mar 26

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    I made like 2 new friends a few weeks ago, and they all pretty much left me. Something bad happened to one of them, (she never told me what it was) and she had to delete her...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 16-17, M Mar 27

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    Oh i hate losing you i cannot live
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I'm seriously losing it over here. I really really really want to leave this life, but I'm terrified of breaking my parents' hearts. I just can't do this. Life hurts so much. I don...
    Emilyyyyy Emilyyyyy 18-21 1 Response Apr 5

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    Ever since I was little, I was jealous of girls at school who's moms seemed to always be there for them. Helping out at school, going with them to Girl Scouts trips, etc. I thought...
    sunnysenpai sunnysenpai 13-15, F Apr 2

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    When I was about 12 we were at church.. I am going to write a little bit different then I usually do so this is what happened..I had a friend had a friend who live right next to...
    JillianLovesLOL JillianLovesLOL 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    my mom is planning to kick me out again!!! :( i can't deal with this damn drama anymore!!! i will seriously tell one of my teachers about all this tomorrow at school!!! :( i'm...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 18 Responses Apr 8

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    I never did it with either, yet they both played a crucial role. It began with my mom wanting a baby girl. She was so certain that I'd be a girl that she insisted on girl's things...
    AlbertSAT AlbertSAT 66-70, M 9 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm a teen mom. I'm currently 16, I became pregnant when I was 14 and had my beautiful daughter at 15. She's everything and more of what I imagined she'd be. She is just too...
    SefysMommy SefysMommy 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    That moment when you realize those sixth months meant nothing to him. All those words he said, about love and marriage and happiness, were all a lie. He never cared, or wanted you...
    21cookielover21 21cookielover21 18-21, F a week ago

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    Okay so my mom use to be SUPER over protective but she's loosened up a little but now she's kinda being over protective I guess again. So I'm 13 I have 1 younger brother and 3...
    Matti1412 Matti1412 13-15, F Mar 22

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    My mother and father have been married about 50 years now. My mother is 100% Polish decent. In some areas of life this really shows. They currently live in a large city in lower...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F Mar 23

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    She's definitely not computer savvy. She has to use my laptop to complete some paperwork. She works on computers at her job all day long, for years, but apparently a laptop is...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    worst moment #9753: as a child my parents would take frequent trips to Nevada. At the age of 8, my parents decided to stay in Laughlin Nevada (yes, the place has not changed since...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 days ago

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