I Just Lost My Mom

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    My mom passed away September 20th 2014,

    her one year anniversary just passed its upsetting not only that she is gone but she passed away a week and one day before my birthday. it was my 13th year. she was always laughing we always argued but we were the same. My dad would get overwhelmed sometimes because of us. My...
    hannahkathleen101 hannahkathleen101
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2015

    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

    I lost my mom last week.

    I couldn't save her life. Now I can't sleep. It hurts to be alive when she isn't. I feel like I failed her. Everyone keeps telling me there was nothing I could do. She was gone already but I swear I felt a pulse. My dad is falling apart without her. How do I sleep now?
    DCG1219 DCG1219
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jan 9, 2016

    My Mom Is Gone

    It's not getting easier, how long will this crying and unhappiness go on for?
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Oct 2, 2013

    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
    2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

    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...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Jan 31, 2014

    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
    1 Response May 5, 2014

    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
    2 Responses Jan 28, 2015

    I dad can't sleep well

    and have notmuch of a appetite
    fordguy98 fordguy98
    56-60, M
    2 Responses May 24, 2015

    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
    1 Response Oct 12, 2009

    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
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 27, 2013

    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
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2014

    Itยดs Been Five Months.............

    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Aug 17, 2010

    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...
    MissBloodKittie MissBloodKittie
    22-25, F
    Feb 10, 2015

    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
    10 Responses Aug 22, 2013

    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
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Mar 12, 2014

    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
    1 Response Nov 7, 2010

    It Doesn'T Go Away

    The pain.....I love u mom. I'm alone in this world and in such pain.
    Extinguish Extinguish
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 7, 2013

    I'm 25 years old and lost my mom suddenly.

    She had mental and physical illnesses but her death was unexpected and traumatic. I have PTSD and I'm not doing well. I joined here to talk and find people I can relate to.
    batcatgirl batcatgirl
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 16, 2015

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Jan 28, 2015

    I just lost my mom to a very short battle to

    stage four breast cancer I love you mommy and miss you๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜ž๐Ÿ˜˜.! 1-24-14
    AikoMoe AikoMoe
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 31, 2014

    Lost my mom back on March 28th of this year.

    My first Christmas without her. Seems very empty without her. Don't really want to do Christmas. Don't like having to go through the motions.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Dec 20, 2015

    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
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Oct 17, 2013


    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. ย 
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Nov 11, 2011

    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
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Feb 26, 2014

    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
    Feb 19, 2013

    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
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 27, 2013

    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...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 9, 2014

    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...
    MissBloodKittie MissBloodKittie
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 29, 2014

    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
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 14, 2014

    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
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 20, 2013

    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
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 23, 2013

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2014


      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...
    deleted deleted
    15 Responses Mar 28, 2010

    Having a hard time coping this sudden loss.

    I'm suffering from PTSD. I'm taking meds for the anxiety but I'm still a mess. I know a parent dying is the natural order of life but I can't believe this happened to me. I'm lost and in such a dark place.
    batcatgirl batcatgirl
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 18, 2015

    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

    My mom passed away just this passed August due

    to endless fighting of Lymphoma. i foundout a year ago on my 18th birthday that she was diagnosed and she said its treatable but not curable, my mom went into remission around december and the it came back into her spinal fluid (thats the worst that could happen) they did stem...
    taybardy96 taybardy96
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Nov 16, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 15, 2010

    Dear Mommy, (poem)

    Dear Mommy, I want to wish you farewell Because as you go to heaven, Iโ€™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
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Dec 11, 2012

    My mother and I got along,

    never really had a problem, but when I got older we were not close, never really were, but she was the type of person who remained private. That was okay, because she raised us the same way. We all knew she was dying but she had been doing so well. It's been 11 days now since...
    ImOnlyMe84 ImOnlyMe84
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 28, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    7 Responses Apr 17, 2010
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