Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am Struggling With My Mother And Ibm

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    Ibm

    My Mother at 74 has been diagnosed with IBM and although it has probably been developing for the past 4 years it wasn't at an obvious diagnosis stage. In the past 6 months it has hit very quickly and reality has set in. I see the decline in ability weekly now and have begun to...
    Anjkindy Anjkindy 41-45 Jan 4, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I'm sixteen, a christian and my faith isn't a strong as it used to be. I want it to be but I feel like I'm slipping. My family makes me feel bad almost every Sunday when we go to...
    SeanDR SeanDR 16-17, M Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm sixteen and have been struggling for a while. I've been raised being called gay by many people because I preferred playing with my special needs sister and her barbies then...
    SeanDR SeanDR 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I really was struggling to forgive my STBX husband for the years of pain he caused me. He's not a bad man he has a good heart and he's an awesome Dad. He has some mental health...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm so tired of being alone, I used to love my alone time, now I have as much as I want and I'm completely unsatisfied. I spend my free time meeting people, trying to fill that...
    RobertE22 RobertE22 31-35 4 Responses Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm gay. I have my ups and downs with being gay. For example today I was quite happy being gay. I know that one day I'll be happy with my boyfriend or maybe husband, if it's...
    hellotheremister hellotheremister 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've forgiven my father who left but now I have to forgive my step-father who seems non-existent in my life and because he seems this way I treat him as such so when he says...
    ChelseaJN ChelseaJN 18-21, F Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I'm sleeping in my new apartment for the first time tonight. I miss my family, I see them almost everyday but it's not the same as living there. I miss the comfort of my wife...
    RobertE22 RobertE22 31-35 4 Responses Apr 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been out for a little under 3 months and have had sex with one man. I used a condom, but did give him oral. He called me on Friday and told me he had both a positive and...
    RobertE22 RobertE22 31-35 2 Responses Apr 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This travel nurse job has really been a dream come true... I've been able to pay off $20k in debt in about 4 months. The problem is that traveling puts me away from my husband and...
    laurenb229 laurenb229 26-30, F Apr 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    First of all, can someone else start posting here too, I'm starting to look whiney, lol. So it seems like my life is an exercise in Murphy's Law as of late... So the guy I slept...
    RobertE22 RobertE22 31-35 3 Responses Apr 24

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So, after some thinking, I'm going to take the next 2 1/2 months and be completely non sexually or romantically involved. Not that I would be involved with anyone and not tell...
    RobertE22 RobertE22 31-35 Apr 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    April 28, 2014, my father found out about my planned suicide attempt. He has "helped" me (yelled at me, told me I'm overreacting, says there's nothing to be sad about, etc.) for...
    MadiofAsgard MadiofAsgard 16-17, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm 26 years old and just came out to my best friend well only friend about 4 months ago. Before that I did not really think much of it, I always thought to myself that I'll take...
    uddon uddon 26-30, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i alway knew there was something diffrent with me i had girlfriends but it never felt right im a 50years old when i was at school i was bullied it knock my confidence so i kept...
    12monty 12monty 51-55, M 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm 14. Currently afraid to leave my house because of my emetophobia. I haven't left my house since January. Switching from Lexapro to Zoloft. Hope it works.
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I get urges to bad things all the time. Like sitting in a theater I get urge to yell, or urges to hurt someone bad because they've annoyed me. Any thoughts on what to do or how to...
    SeanDR SeanDR 16-17, M Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So embarrassed right now. Been a squealing beast because of a very abusive coworker. This person has been taken from a powerful position where she ruined many lives and hurt many...
    chatwizme chatwizme 61-65, F 1 Response Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Yet i fail miserably. Adi, to you who first showed me manipulation. Vlad, to you who always put the class against me for the sake of...nothing. Cele, to you who showed me you don...
    DestinyWriter DestinyWriter 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my neighbour whos the same age as me bullied me throughout my childhood, we're both 21 now, i see her every now an then, she has a daughter now, it would only bother me worst to...
    apperentlyicanthavemynameagain apperentlyicanthavemynameagain 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can't forgive my dad for what he done on my 13th birthday. I ended up in hospital for a week because he assaulted me. I've tried in the past to face him even though I can barely...
    MixedJayy MixedJayy 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I regret coming out as gay...
    sugardanny sugardanny 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I thinks I'm a Demi-Bisexual, but I'm a little confused about it.
    ShhhAnon ShhhAnon 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Help! I need some moral support. I feel like no one understands!
    TE76 TE76 36-40, F Apr 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    im pretty sure im gay but not sure if im bi or not :(
    gayjon gayjon 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My boyfriend, who I'd committed a two year long distance relationship to cheated on me. The cheating was reveled a couple of weeks ago. I have copies of text and Skype records...
    cecemar cecemar 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is something that's very hard for me. My boyfriend has cheated on me in the past, by flirting & contacting other women on social networks. And we broke up for a few months...
    shesdifferent516 shesdifferent516 18-21, F Apr 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I just woke up, drank 3 big glasss of water before going to bed last night. I need to pee so bad. Don't want to.
    Rwnns Rwnns 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I relapsed, again. From 11 back down to 0.
    MagicEyes95 MagicEyes95 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's been 5 months, but the urge never goes away.... How do you distract yourself??
    SimplyEm SimplyEm 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I hide away in my shower at home, my parents always yell at me and I'm tired of it. right now I'm in the shower its where I go when I need support on ep, can anyone help?
    Lonewalker1432 Lonewalker1432 13-15, M 4 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been doing it for 4 years.. I just relapsed this month and I was so close to 6 months. I stopped but the urge to do it is so damn strong. I was so close to 6 months but I...
    PureLies PureLies 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't hurt myself. However, I have felt like doing so. The only time I feel like hurting myself is when I am in a large amount of emotional pain. Sometimes hurting on the outside...
    unreciprocated unreciprocated 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Struggle is a simple word to say what I really feel right now. I doubt if anyone can understand what my problem is... Coz I myself wasn't so clear about it... Its like sometimes I...
    PS333 PS333 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I had a child, a baby boy, from a one night stand with an ex partner who left the country when she found out she was pregnant. Mostly due to her lack of faith in my ability as a...
    JonnoHo JonnoHo 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been playing since I was too young to go to school; I remember being little and looking up at the piano, wanting to play it. This past weekend was an awesome weekend of gigs...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am 34 years and the oldest of my siblings and first cousins. My mother and aunt were single parents and started birthing us all at the ripe ages of 14 and 16. Because I was the...
    snstewa1 snstewa1 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 21

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm so weird. I talk to people who are depressed and do everything to make them feel better, when in reality I'm struggling with it myself and need medication but they don't know.
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I do not struggle with mental illness but I have a few people close to me that do. It is a hard road to take for both those struggling with mental illness and those that care for...
    Yeahbaybey Yeahbaybey 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hello! I'm new to this image so please no mean comments! i know this is a sensitive topic. And by sensitive i mean debatable . My teacher and i began becoming very close when i was...
    iloveosoandlola iloveosoandlola 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 22

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Anybody else struggling with family issues? broke and desperate to move out.
    Texasgurrl Texasgurrl 70+, F 1 Response Apr 26

    Your Response

    Cancel