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I Am Losing My Mom

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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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 am in love with my mom. Shes everything that i want. i have been sleeping with her in her bed sese i was born. i love my momma
    MollyLuvsMom MollyLuvsMom 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Every time I visit my mom, she gets mad at some point. Somewhere along the way, a phone conversation turns into an argument. Every little thing irritates her. And what simply makes...
    vrintige vrintige 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    This applies to all of my loved ones. and, no, I don't mean the fear of abandonment but the fear of losing any of my loved ones to death. It haunts me, especially the thought of...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Dec 3

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    The moment when. you wake up and think maybe, just maybe it was all a bad dream. the moment you get a text and its someone else. when you have another nightmare and can't wonder if...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Am I ready for the next level? I stand at the moment of truth as I face a new reality. Do I want to share most obvious and first noticed attribute about myself. It's not...
    AwakeYetDreaming AwakeYetDreaming 36-40, M Nov 23

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    This month, the month of December, have been a very depressing month for me and my heart. The pain keeps on coming every single damn day. I find it hard to hide the pain away...
    prxtxcxl prxtxcxl 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 13

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    My mom really gets on my nerves a lot. It's like she's just on ***** mode everyday but doesn't know it. She disses me everyday, insults me, is rude for no exact reason, and beats...
    AlisCookieMonster28 AlisCookieMonster28 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I experience awkward moments every day of my life, basically.
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I need some moms to talk to please I'm 17
    MaddisonP23 MaddisonP23 16-17 3 hrs ago

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    Yo momma is so stupid when I told her Christmas is right around the corner she went looking for it.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    The Evolution of The Late Morning Drinker Well-- in the 1950s perhaps..but for sure the 1960s introduced us to the wet bar in the front room that always had a full decanter of...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 46-50, F Dec 9

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    I have always wanted to die, but what if people really love me? Are they afraid of losing me? I'm terrified of losing someone I love. But how would it affect them if I killed...
    childlover4evr childlover4evr 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    By love I don't mean guys or anything...and I don't mean losing people to death. But I am afraid of losing my friends and family, that they will stop caring about me or I will do...
    prznaroosak prznaroosak 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I was in a bad situation and hit my head on concrete stairs a few years ago. It caused a concussion and now I'm losing my hearing. It's difficult to adjust. I'd love to meet...
    StoneWarrior StoneWarrior 22-25, T Dec 8

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    Today marks 5 months since I've lost a good friend of mine to suicide. Cherish every moment you have with one another, you never know when it'll be your last day with someone..
    honey878 honey878 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I hate to find people I like to eventually find out that they are leaving or just don't want to talk to me anymore. It hurts b/c I enjoy talking to them, but when they leave it's...
    Asia06 Asia06 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 27

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    Sitting on a crowded subway is the same thing as sitting alone. Or at least, that's what it feels like whenever I sit quietly sobbing about my mum. She died on March 31st 2014. I'm...
    Likkleflower Likkleflower 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    The other day I lost my cousin at the mall, have no clue where I left him! Crowds are the worse! But I did find my mom on sunday cleanings!
    h4ll h4ll 22-25, F Dec 1

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    So my neighbor was losing his sight in one eye and he was going to a doctor so he can get it check out and make an appointment so he went to the place where the do the surgery and...
    DangBobby DangBobby 18-21, M Dec 9

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    I'm losing hope lately,I can't sleep,eat,or function right. Lately I am feeling useless again. I haven't worked in over a year and I am still terrified of driving. I am now 22 and...
    DarthPancake DarthPancake 22-25, F Nov 22

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    My dad has stage 4 liver/lung cancer. He just went into hospice care. He's a great man. A wonderful father. I can't believe I'm losing him so soon. He's 72. Not fair
    hazeleyedangel68 hazeleyedangel68 46-50, F Nov 23

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    it seems that as I get older it's harder for me to connect with people, make new friends, get into relationships.. I'm starting to feel like I'm losing touch with humanity
    Daxiongmao87 Daxiongmao87 22-25 1 Response Nov 24

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    I'm losing everyone one by one.
    xDarkxxAngelx xDarkxxAngelx 13-15, F Nov 26

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    I'm losing everyone one by one.
    xDarkxxAngelx xDarkxxAngelx 13-15, F Nov 26

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    I'm losing everyone one by one.
    xDarkxxAngelx xDarkxxAngelx 13-15, F Nov 26

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    I'm losing everyone one by one.
    xDarkxxAngelx xDarkxxAngelx 13-15, F Nov 26

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    I'm losing everyone one by one.
    xDarkxxAngelx xDarkxxAngelx 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I'm losing everyone one by one.
    xDarkxxAngelx xDarkxxAngelx 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    Everyone leaves because of me it has to be me doesn't it? I want things to go back to normal and start over I fear losing people but they always do anyway :(
    lela201465 lela201465 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Ok maybe I'm being a little dramatic but I'm not really losing him he's just moving away.... I met my friend about a year and a half ago and we just clicked instantly. I must say I...
    Edzo808 Edzo808 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    Last night was the worst night of my life I didn't sleep at all and it was all my own fault you sent me a pic which was a massive thing for you and instead of just taking it and...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    i am not thnking. i am losing my mid because i cant take thus life anymore
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F Dec 8

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