I Know My Mother Was So Strong

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    Against The Health Odds.

    Her dr's said she shouldn't have children bc she was a severe diabetic. But it didn't stop her. 1 miscarriage and a stillborn son later I arrived...very early. Pregnancy and having a child is hard enough without the added stress of diabetes. Think of the movie steel magnolias...
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    1 Response Apr 15, 2011


    She had me at fifteen.  Never gave me up, never wanted to.  Never neglected me.  I've always been clean and healthy.  She had my sister at eighteen and brother at twenty one.  We are best friends now and have always been.  We have been through sooo...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 28, 2008

    My Mother

    I have not lost my mother she's still around and fairly healthy but I say this because my mom endured a lot growing up. My mother is from Nicaragua it's in central America. anyway my mom lost her mother when she was 18  and  she didn't have a father around so ...
    mak314 mak314
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Oct 11, 2007

    She Was Only 40....

    And in those 40 years of life she lived through so much illness as if she was an old woman. She endured gradual blindness, kidney failure, rampant infection, neuropathy, loss of nutritional digestion and so much more!! Through it all my Mother smiled and took care of me, my...
    MegJgeM MegJgeM
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Oct 28, 2008

    The Older I Get...

    The more I realize how strong my mother is. I feel almost unappreciative discussing problems or hardships with her. She had my brother at 16 and me at 19 and raised us completely alone. Now, as an adult and more importantly a woman, I can't imagine how lonely...
    mefirstGIMME mefirstGIMME
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2008

    Through All the Hardships

    she was the only one i could and can count on.when it was all falling to pieces she found a way to bring it back together.after i broke my neck,she was the only one to help me.she understands my handicaps.and she works to help me get around them.she is the strongest person ,woman...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    Mar 27, 2009
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