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I Am Losing My Mom

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 18 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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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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    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'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 132 Responses Oct 17, 2008

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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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    All of her life my Mom has been a victim. Every thing that has happened to her has shaped her into this person that I just can't stand. When my Dad left her when I was 15 I began...
    PerpetualPisces PerpetualPisces 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Not scared.. terrified. I stay up all night worrying. I worry if someone gets in a car. I worry when it rains. When I was in elementary school I would purposely make myself sick...
    DeIuxedEdition DeIuxedEdition 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    Hi I go by Fruitypunch on here.I would like to share a personal experience and somethings that seem to keep happening to me.Lately I have been trying to cope.The real reason I am...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 2 Responses May 7

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    My mom and my step dad are crazy first let's talk about my mom every time I have such little mess she starts yelling and when I was little she used to beat me phisically and with a...
    Mohid101cool Mohid101cool 16-17, M 11 hrs ago

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    Being a strict mom is better than being a good role model. My mom did everything bad. She smoked, drank, went out to bars, wore revealing clothes, and slept around (after she...
    Cleancut Cleancut 41-45 8 hrs ago

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    when I was 2, she got cancer. really bad cancer and she was only supposed to live for a few more weeks. and she lived for 4 more years- for me. she wanted to make it to my sixth...
    sophietemple sophietemple 13-15, F 2 Responses May 9

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    So about ten minutes ago, I went around the neighborhood asking neighbors I knew if there was any housework I could do for them for a little pay. A little pay being like two...
    DementedKarkat DementedKarkat 13-15, T 1 Response Apr 23

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    I'm one of those people that have this enormous imagination that gets dangerous at times. It's been happening before, but for the last week I've been sleeping tighter and dreaming...
    TunedOut TunedOut 16-17, F May 4

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    and a ruler, a belt, hand. whatever my step mom puts her hand on
    edwoodsuper7 edwoodsuper7 16-17, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    well i dont sleep with her when im scared only when im lonely or in pain sleeping by her gives me a sense or comfort n relaxation a sense of " its going to be ok " thats the best...
    heavenlytouch heavenlytouch 22-25, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Well I can never be a mom but I have twin daughters would have send at UC San Diego and one of the junior college it's tough but it's very worthwhile don't wait too you're too old
    troubleshooter1234 troubleshooter1234 56-60, M 9 hrs ago

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    I have a one month old baby girl named Audrey Faye, As many of you know, I was raped back in September by one of my best friends, we no longer talk, and I've gotten the police...
    treya15 treya15 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Hi I am Jan I am 17 will be 18 on June 1ST and I am 6 weeks pregnant and very happy. I have moved in with my 19 year old boyfriend and I graduate high school on May 29TH. I am not...
    barefootjan barefootjan 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    After my ex left me, I couldn't stand being in my room. The absence of him was in every corner of my room and I could still smell him in my bed. So I stayed with my mom for a week...
    Lynnd520 Lynnd520 16-17, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Being a strict mom does not always mean physical punishment the way I do it for my girls is they know my rules and they know what happen 90% of the time I spank them with the belt...
    emmapam emmapam 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    she thinks she knows everything vut the truth is she's the most unexperienced and untalented person in the workd who i can't say anything without her judging, criticizing, giving...
    anonymousjuly anonymousjuly 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    My mom is a spirit in Heaven but when I'm scared or just miss her I ask her to lay with me and I know she's there because I feel and see her.
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 18 mins ago

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    Sometimes life has a way giving you a slap or reality. Recently I made a post about an embarrassing accident I had in my car. On the way home that night, I burst into tears and...
    Stringster Stringster 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    she is leaving in about 2 weeks.....for work......i know she is going to Texas..she won't tell me but....i overheard her talking and um....i don't think i can take losing the last...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 2

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    A week ago Monday my Mom passed away peacefully from Alzheimer's and a couple of other ailments. It is a blessing because she is no longer pain. This experience has taken a toll...
    hcprayer01 hcprayer01 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    All my life I had family backstab me and lie to me. I get friends who turn out to not be my friends. When I finally get a friend I end up moving. Same thing when I meet a girl I...
    HERO132 HERO132 22-25, M Apr 28

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    I have Basal Laminar Drusen and am losing my sight. I was diagnosed about 2 years ago. There is no way currently to slow it, reverse it, or stop it from progressing.
    BrokenWingedSongbird BrokenWingedSongbird 41-45, F 2 Responses May 5

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    I'm losing my best friend to the attention of someone else. It honestly used to be me and her against the whole world now its just me alone while she gets other friends and does...
    lonelydancergirl lonelydancergirl 22-25, F 3 Responses May 6

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    i'm always the quiet one. i never know what to say. i can feel my friendship with many people sleeping away because i dont talk very often and that hurts.. i'm losing them because...
    catsrule5678 catsrule5678 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    Boyfriend of 4 years and me (in LDR) are currently in a break. 1.5 months ago he told me he is not happy anymore and not sure that he still wants a future with me. I realize that...
    reachoutmydream reachoutmydream 26-30, F 7 Responses May 11

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    I've been losing weight to run, rather than running to lose weight. I had been trying to run, but my tendinitis in my legs and feet were causing me a lot of pain. So I've been on...
    MetalRooster MetalRooster 31-35, M 6 Responses May 12

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    Every since I started losing weight Ive just been obsessed with being skinny and anything that has to do with it. Fitness is basically my life now...
    costaricanbeautyyy costaricanbeautyyy 16-17, F May 13

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