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I Am Losing My Mom

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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    4.5 yrs ago my husband of 12 yrs left me and our 3 kids for another woman. It was New Yrs and as I sat at home with our then 6 yr old daughter and 9 mo. Old twin boys I received a...
    strongerbytheday strongerbytheday 36-40, F Aug 20

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    All my life, Ive been alone. My father killed himself while I was a child, causing my mom into a depression. I was alone at night. Never comforted, never feeling loved or wanted. I...
    JustPlainScared JustPlainScared 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Unfortunately I'm too lazy to take before and after pictures. Here is my story. I've almost always been a healthy kid up until I turned about 10-11. I started to eat a lot more...
    samiaboud9 samiaboud9 16-17, M Aug 18

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    We used to be so close. But something is happening to him.. He's been so stressed, always blaming his parents for everything and he's been acting..strange. I just can't figure out...
    DearYou DearYou 22-25, F Aug 20

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    my mum not well :( im so scared of losing her... she just threw up soo much and shes slowly getting blind :( it hurts seeing her like this and rejecting to go hospital because she...
    heeeeey heeeeey 16-17, F Aug 8

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    She's alway saying "If something ever happens to me.." Like No . Nothing can ever happen to you !! You fund my present, my future, my life. You are who I go on adventures with. We...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 4

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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...
    VivirLaVida VivirLaVida 16-17, F Jul 31

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    My mom is everything to me. My dad left us when I was like 4 so she's all I really got. I am angry towards her sometimes about my life and situations I have but I love her so much...
    loneGmusic3 loneGmusic3 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    What's the worst thing about losing weight? -my clothes are getting baggy -can't afford to get new clothes -not sure if the weight is coming off from stress or if changing a few...
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F Aug 21

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    I was 16. My mom would let me have "kegger" parties! (Crazy, I know). I really liked this guy "A" and we made out hardcore! I got really drunk and he wanted to have sex. I said "no...
    wheelsxoxo wheelsxoxo 22-25, F Aug 1

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    I just been informed that my dad may only have a few days to a few weeks longer to live... I have already lost my mom when I was 19; I am now 24 and about to have a baby that may...
    emeraldtriangle420 emeraldtriangle420 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 6

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    Well According to my BMI , I'm at risk of becoming overweight . I'm 5'1 and a female who weighs 135 . I'm also 15 about to be 16 in 3 months. I grew up with my mum telling my...
    gualdii gualdii 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I'm 17, i'm a Capricorn, i love cookie dough ice cream and i have no idea who i am anymore. My whole life i've been trying to be the person that my mom and stepdad want me to be...
    ThinOrDieTryingxox ThinOrDieTryingxox 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I'm heard my mom having sex with the man she's having an affair with... I'm blasting music into my ears so I don't hear the moaning. My room is right next to her's so it's pretty...
    Rosemaryqueen1 Rosemaryqueen1 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 12

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    Sometimes I'll start talking with my family in a restaurant and my mom will get on to me for interrupting the conversation she interrupts and then I'll start crying and she will...
    catsecrets catsecrets 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    so excited!  School starts tomorrow so many teachers and mommies who did poorly during the summer  with workouts and eating are recommiting themselves!  My free...
    felismina felismina 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    My mom just had a biopsy done because her doctor found "a lot of very abnormal cells" from her last pap smear, she has been feeling like crap lately too and they are almost...
    RachelMGodwin RachelMGodwin 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    well yesterday i was late for my morning class. losing track of time and saying goodbye to my best friend while she was going to boot-camp didn't really help much lol. so after...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F 1 day 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 Jul 29

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    Men: how did you lose your virginity? My dad and I never got around to talking about it. I still never lost it and apparently trying to get one of your boys to tell you their...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Im 14 and the guy i lost my virginity to is 16. I'm going to be a freshman in high school and he's a junior. We knew each other for about a month through a mutual friend who got us...
    abzry abzry 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    The worst thing about love, you give your 100% without even knowing and you try not to keep any kind of expectations but in the end, when love deceives you, you find out that you...
    scarredbutrelentless scarredbutrelentless 18-21, M Aug 6

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    I have Polysistic ovarian syndrome. It makes my metabolism work slow & makes me gain weight and bunches of other stuff. It's really hard for me cause i'm only 15. I'm on medicine...
    leahxxgabrielle leahxxgabrielle 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Got rid of my daily carmel machiatto and I feel much better...losing weight faster now!
    fairyfantastic fairyfantastic 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    On a new medication for anxiety which is making me not have an appetite. Iv been losing weight which isn't a bad thing I mean I needed to lose some.
    Klcataldo Klcataldo 18-21, F Aug 14

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    Its been six years, and slowly slowly I think I am losing it a bit daily, I am trying to think straight and make it work but I don't know, what future holds. I think I am refusing...
    rockfordseagull rockfordseagull 22-25, M Aug 15

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    I don't mean to... I really don't but I've noticed that I don't eat much anymore and when I noticed I stopped not eating. But I was still losing pounds by days or weeks it scared...
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I love my grandma! She lives with us so she's been with me since I was born and I would say I'm very close to her. I call her mum lol. I'm scared of losing her and hate thinkin...
    champagneroses champagneroses 18-21, F Aug 16

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    losing a part of me every day.
    MrFoe MrFoe 13-15, M Aug 17

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    Losing weight is definitely not easy especially you are a foodie. Never did I know that a 5km run would burn only 300 to 400 calories. Worse is it takes about 30 to 40mins...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M Aug 21

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    I'm losing hope that things will turn out ok i
    jenadvice jenadvice 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I just got off of school and went to Kay in the bed. Thirty minutes later my mom walks in. "What cha doing honey?" She asked. "Meditating!" I replied. My mom has...
    giggidy95 giggidy95 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Okay, so this pretty much is a 3 part story so ill post it 3 seperate times, but it all intertwines and stuff so yeah. And noone really knows all this except my mom and bf so im...
    Jessiesgirl98 Jessiesgirl98 16-17, F Aug 11

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    All these fat jokes... Try these... Yo momma so short you can see her feet on her drivers license. Yo momma so short she broke her leg jumping off the toilet. Yo momma so old...
    crazynam321 crazynam321 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 17