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I Just Lost My Mom

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 158 People

    Letter To You, Mom

    Put one foot in front of the other, take one step at a time. Take one day at a time & pretty soon a week, a month, & a year will have passed. You'll wonder how you got through it, how you were able to be so strong. Just know you survived. As they say, "what doesn't...
    ChelleBO5 ChelleBO5 22-25 1 Response Oct 12, 2009

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    My Precious Mama's

    I lost my mama's September 24th, 2013. The dr's said she died of Congestive Heart Failure. I was her care-taker for the last two years when things got really bad. She was 76. I never thought I would ever be without her. And now, here I am. Cold. Alone. No friends. It's funny. For...
    MyPreciousSweets MyPreciousSweets 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    It Doesn'T Go Away

    The pain.....I love u mom. I'm alone in this world and in such pain.
    Extinguish Extinguish 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 7, 2013

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    My mom died on November 26,

    2014 from cancer. I knew it was coming and she was suffering the last couples days but it was hard to see her die. She has told me she wanted me there with her when she stopped breathing which was really hard to watch. I stood there crying as her breathes got slow and farther...
    Lazzer13 Lazzer13 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    Losing Mom

    Mom is the most amazing person I know. She has lived with me forever. Literally. I'm about to turn 45, and with the exception of 1 year when I moved into my own place, Mom has always lived with me. She came to live with me in '97. Mom has MS and became bedridden. I promised I...
    ItsKimiT ItsKimiT 46-50 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    May 1st 2014. My mom

    and I were one in the same, the only difference is she was positive and every one wanted to be around her. I will forever miss her smile.
    Beatenrodent Beatenrodent 18-21, F 3 Responses May 5, 2014

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    Lost My Mom 1 Month Ago

    Its been almost one month, i lost my dear mom on 26th sep 2013.. She is only 53 and i am 29 yrs now..every morning i wake up and realise the fact that she is no more the feeling is killing me all the time.. I get haunted by the hospital scenes and severe treatment that she has...
    Suji1121 Suji1121 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    Lost Her 7 Days Ago, Still Cannot Believe It

    I am 17 years old, my mom was 56. We were best friends. In a family of only men, her and I were extremely tight. I had no warning. She went to sleep one night and never woke up. I am in my senior year of high school and do not know how I will manage to send applications and start...
    gmgm7 gmgm7 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 22, 2013

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    Never Expected It

    Yesterday, October 16,2013, I was woken up at 4 in the morning buy my dad yelling to call the paramedics. After I called I ran to my parents room to see my mom collapsed on the floor. The paramedics came and tried everything and they took my mom to the hospital and my dad went...
    A071994 A071994 18-21, M 4 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    On January 16th, 2015 my mom passed away.

    We had her memorial this past Sunday and that was the hardest by far. I'm only 19, I never thought I would lose my mom at such a young age. She was healthy, she did yoga, meditated, went on walks in the park, she was a vegetarian, I never imagined someone like her dying at only...
    sinsoftheflesh sinsoftheflesh 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 28

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    I Miss My Mom So Much

    I recently lost my mom, she passed away July 3, 2013 at the age of 49. My mom and I was very different we don't always agree to a lot of things, but she loves me very much. My mom was diagnosed with Kidney Failure for 12 years, and on July third she's had enough and it was her...
    Anita07 Anita07 26-30, F Aug 13, 2013

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    IN MEMORIAM

      To my Mother, who passed away on March 17th , 2010.   Uno se cree que las mató el tiempo y la ausencia pero su tren vendió boleto de ida y vuelta, son aquellas pequeñas cosas que nos dejó un tiempo de rosas, en un rincó...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 19 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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    Today is my mom's birthday.

    ): not a day goes by that I don't think of her. I miss her so much. sometimes I push these feelings to the back of my mind. but, it doesn't truly get rid of the hurt. I miss her so much...
    HelloKittyEatzSoulz HelloKittyEatzSoulz 18-21, F Feb 10

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    Dear Mommy, (poem)

    Dear Mommy, I want to wish you farewell Because as you go to heaven, I’m leaving to hell A life to live, without you by my side Is leaving me feeling cold inside I want to tell you how much you are missed I miss your good morning hugs, your good night kiss Mommy I love...
    anex1496 anex1496 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 11, 2012

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    I Lost My Mom

    She was the only family I had.  She died today at 82 years old.  She was born on September 23, 1926 and died today, Monday, September 14th.  I'm reaching out here because I don't really have anyone else.  It happened so suddenly.  She has CoPD and...
    Linda268 Linda268 41-45, F 10 Responses Sep 14, 2009

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    I lost my mom Oct 2013

    and miss her terribly, my heart aches to hear her voice one more time. She was diagnosed with gall bladder cancer and five weeks later passed. There are very few moments in the day that I do not think about her. Most of the time I am okay but out of the blue a song, tv show...
    raindrops99 raindrops99 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2014

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    Still Don't Quite Believe She's Gone

    My mom and I had a complicated relationship. Like many mothers and daughters, things were sometimes strained between us. But there were so many things to admire about her and we both knew we loved each other. One of my best moments ever with my mom was in August, when she was...
    takingabreak takingabreak 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 7, 2010

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    MOST MOVING VIDEO ON YouTube

    I found this beautiful, moving and inspiring video on YouTube today and I wanted to share it with you. I admire the courage and the strength of this lovely young girl and I want to wish her all the best. She is truly an inspiration to us all. May her mother Rest in Peace.  
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 11 Responses Nov 11, 2011

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    My mom was my best friend.

    She was always there to make me laugh and let me cry about stupid things on her shoulder. By the end of it she would have a solution to my problem and have me laughing. She was and will always be the most amazing role model in my life. I have a good support system of friends...
    EternalAutumn EternalAutumn 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 25, 2014

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    1st Mother's Day

    I lost my mom on April 1st, 2011.  It was very sudden, my wife, my father, and i had just visited her in the residential care home the weekend before.  Her mind was slipping but physically she seemed to be improving.   The staff said that the night before she passed she had...
    scrimshaw scrimshaw 41-45, M 1 Response May 8, 2011

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    It´s Been Five Months.............

      IT´S BEEN SO LONELY WITHOUT YOU HERE, LIKE A BIRD WITHOUT A SONG. NOTHING CAN STOP THESE LONELY TEARS FROM FALLING. TELL ME, MAMA, WHERE DID I GO WRONG?
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 10 Responses Aug 17, 2010

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    She Is Gone But She Is Still Here.

    Her favorite mug with blue butterflies still sits on the shelf. he favorite sweater with the hole in the elbow is still hanging on the coat rack in the corner. the paint by number picture she pained and framed is still in the hall beside the string art boat she made and framed...
    Tammykinz Tammykinz 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2013

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    I Love You Mom. I'Ll Miss You Always.

    I lost my mom on May 5, 2013 around 9 or 10 pm. It was so sudden. She was doing laundry, my fiance and I were in the next room watching TV. Nothing was wrong with her that we thought was serious. She said her leg hurt, but we thought it was a muscle cramp or something to worry...
    caitiebug1119 caitiebug1119 18-21, F 4 Responses May 23, 2013

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    I Will Always Wonder.....

    Dear Mom, It´s been almost 6 months since you left but you haven´t been out of our minds one single day. We recently visited your favorite town and we felt as if you were with us the whole time. Coming back home was  sad. I really thought I had gotten used to...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2010

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    I am 19 years old and just lost my mom

    yesterday morning. we all knew it would be any day, but I can't believe it. honestly, it doesn't feel real. I feel like its all a nightmare and ill wake up and be able to call my mom and hear her voice. it pains me to not have my mom. I called her when I had a problem, I would...
    HelloKittyEatzSoulz HelloKittyEatzSoulz 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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    It Happened So Fast.

    One day she was fine. then she had the first heart attack. she pulled through and was getting better and stronger. Then came the next smaller attack. They said she needed bypass surgery and scheduled her for it. another bigger attack and back to the hospital 4 days before her...
    Tammykinz Tammykinz 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 2013

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    I wrote this when i knew

    that my best friend might lose her mom Cuz i have and i really don't want her to go through what I've been through Can a flower grow without water?! Cuz i'll tell u its not easy its much harder.. In this situation.. You'll be standing on your own.. There'll be silents...
    Redshadow2212 Redshadow2212 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2014

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    Lost My Mum To Leukemia

    My Mummy was diagnosed with acute leukemia in July 2010 and died jsut 46 days after diagnosis. She has peacefully gone to be with Jesus. She lived faithfully placing her full trust in Him, and bravely suffered in her last few days. When I last spoke to her a week before she died...
    freemp23 freemp23 51-55, F 9 Responses Sep 21, 2010

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    A week before I graduated high school - the

    beginning of June of this year - my mom was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She fought hard over the summer, doing chemo and everything, but pancreatic cancer is bad and she passed away on September 10. I moved out of my house five days later to start college. This was the...
    icantbreathe79 icantbreathe79 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2014

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    My Mom Is Gone

    It's not getting easier, how long will this crying and unhappiness go on for?
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 2, 2013

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    My Mom passed jan,26 2014

    so its still pretty fresh... Its hard today especially. My mom raised me for half my life. Then my mom's illness required I took care of her. So we were really close. Today I just couldn't stop thinking of her and how much I miss her. My eyes are tearing as I write this. I feel...
    smokeykiller51 smokeykiller51 22-25, M 4 Responses Feb 26, 2014

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    I just lost my mom to a very short battle to

    stage four breast cancer I love you mommy and miss you🙏💕😞😘.! 1-24-14
    AikoMoe AikoMoe 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2014

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    Still Missing My Mom

    I lost my Mom 9 months ago and I'm still missing her. She was 103 yrs old and died of complications from pneumonia and hospital indifference. She fell three years ago and had bleeding of the brain but they couldn't do the draining because of her age. She became bedridden...
    RosaTropical RosaTropical 66-70, F Feb 12, 2013

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    It Doesn'T Feel Real

    I lost my Mom June 15, 2013. She was 66 and it was her 35th wedding anniversary with my Dad. My sister called me around 10:30 PM and said, "Mom isn't doing well, you have to come right now." I drove as fast as I could and realized as soon as I saw her that she wouldn't be...
    icaughtfire31 icaughtfire31 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2013

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    If anyone reads my profile,

    they will know how much my Mother meant to me...she saved mine and my brother's lives many times over.. I miss her so much </3 and life will never be the same!!! My Mother was my rock, my best friend, and I have so much guilt in my heart..I'm in pain and I know she wouldn't...
    66me 66me 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 31, 2014

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    just lost my mom on november 24th.

    it was very sudden, and i just feel like i am so lost without her. i cant seem to face to grieving part. and i need help from other people that know what i am going through.
    marebare91 marebare91 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 14, 2014

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    Still Miss Mom

    I lost my Mom over two years ago to Colon Cancer. I miss her terribly. I wish I had more time with her and that my kids could have had her in their lives longer. I miss the daily phone calls and all of the advice.
    itsBeppy itsBeppy 41-45, F Jan 6, 2013

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    Love You Mom..

    Hello everyone my name is Maryam I recently lost my mother on dec 14th 2012 ..:( she was my best friend my mother was like no other she was understanding, beautiful ,and the light of my life .... She had been sick for a few months but I was working hard to get her well.. And...
    Maryam1 Maryam1 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    My mom got sick (or well,

    we found out she was sick) in November 2013. It was completely out of the blue but now I am starting to wonder whether I should have seen the signs. Before she was always saying how she wouldn't want treatment, but when she found out, she said she will fight herself and get all...
    thecorny thecorny 22-25, F 1 Response May 9, 2014

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    I Miss Mom

    She passed away on April 13th, after a four-month battle with pancreatic cancer. We had our differences but still  loved each other very much, and I miss her. I'm an only child, which makes it harder, I think. She was 76.
    Frosting Frosting 51-55, F 8 Responses Apr 22, 2008

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    When I was 5 my mom passed away due to cancer.

    She was the one person in my life who actually meant something to me and someone who treated me like a real human being, who taught me to respect and understand what's right and wrong. She told me that I was destined for greatness, but now all i feel is pain. I want to see her...
    Pain1374 Pain1374 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 12, 2014

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    The First Month Without Her

    My mother passed away on March 17, 2010, exactly a month ago today. And no matter how much I had read about our own mortality and the fact of life that elderly parents usually die before their children do, I haven´t been able to cope and assimilate her loss at the...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 10 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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