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I Lost Child to Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3 People

    For a month I had these really bad headaches on a daily basis and had been getting random bruises and I had gone to all kinds of doctors. All them said the same thing "it's just a...
    Brickwall96 Brickwall96 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 11

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    Nudity isn't necessarily erotic; Children prove this to us everyday. In American society, however, we have been taught to believe that if someone is nude, we have to think of them...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 6 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    A few months ago, when I was helping move my boyfriend in to college, I got a call from my mom. She said that one of my friend had been diagnosed with Leukemia. She told me it was...
    HeadCase777 HeadCase777 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My dad never hit me as a child, my mum did many times, broke my things, threw my things in the bin, tried to put fairy liquid in my mouth (when I called her an alcoholic). I don't...
    Whinny00 Whinny00 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    No my sister didn't die in some depressing accident. She hasn't died at all. She sits on the couch beside me but yet she's gone. I know where she'd rather be. Not with me but with...
    AnnaSpring AnnaSpring 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    I love children very dearly so I got moved with orphans and thats what I do. Adopted some and looking for ways of keeping at least more. Searching for friends who can be of help...
    blessedcentre blessedcentre 41-45, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I suffered years of mental, emotional, and verbal abuse. If I see this anywhere in public, I will intervene on behalf of that child. No kid, no matter how awful, deserves to go...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    a few years ago... when I realize that I have this account already lost cant log in... make me sad.
    Gilbert84 Gilbert84 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    This year has been cruel to me. I have endured three deaths so far this year. One seemingly after another. The first was of my niece who was only a few months old. I adored her...
    BITTERandNAIVE BITTERandNAIVE 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    When I was very young, I was a normal, energetic, and happy kid. I consider myself lucky that I can remember that because that happy child was almost completely destroyed by the...
    dynosophical dynosophical 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    I have lost my whole family when I was around 18. one by one in a very short while, also had to move away from my home and went to live alone. I was very protected as a child but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 29

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    I had an idyllic childhood. My mom stayed at home and was super caring and loving, my dad was the provider and made a decent living, and I had the best younger brother. We wanted...
    jerseygirl18 jerseygirl18 36-40, F Oct 7

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    My child, Zach Laird died of glioblastoma multiforme at thirteen-years-old.  He had the most tender of hearts and waged his battle with incredible courage.  Within seven...
    danagoodman danagoodman 41-45, F 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    my name is nathan and i learned about this site from a parent at a children's hospital support group. i have a very sick son. i am going to give a little background info to give...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    You know my name, but not my story. I am strong, yet also weak. I am independent, yet also dependent. I am optimist, yet pessimist. I am many different things, which make me who I...
    SimplySecure SimplySecure 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    An excerpt from Chapter five of In the Cleft: Joy Comes in the Mourning (found on Amazon and Barnes and Noble) “Grandy’s arms ached and she felt stone cold and empty. There...
    danagoodman danagoodman 41-45, F 22 hrs ago

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    I am DONE! I don't hate my child but today...I don't like him. He came home from school again with another bad report. He is always getting in trouble for talking, touching others...
    nannerbeans nannerbeans 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 24

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    I took a pregnancy test yesterday, it turned up positive, pregnant. I couldn't help but cry. I have a 3yr old daughter already that I love and couldn't be happier to have had when...
    xfroggyGx xfroggyGx 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    My dad died three years ago. I lost him 6 days after I lost my grandma, and on the first day of middle school. Even though my parents were divorced, and I didn't live with him, he...
    mugzib mugzib 13-15, F Oct 11

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    I'm that mother. And all that's keeping me from opening and downing every pill bottle in the house is the thought of my children having to live saying these words - "I lost my...
    squirrelbounce squirrelbounce 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 16

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    We sent our son here with high hopes, but the beautiful setting blinded us to some ugly issues that were deeply concerning. Getting clear information about what's going on with...
    saracup saracup 51-55 a week ago

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    In 2008 my 3 year old Nephew Chaince died from strangulation from a mini blind cord. He died a week after Christmas, in some ways I am lucky to have known and lost many people in...
    davidmuhn davidmuhn 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    The situation or series of situations we find ourselves in will bring us to a crossroads. They will shape us into who we will become, what we will believe in, and will either...
    Nunashamed Nunashamed 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I am a mother of 4 children. 2 children wit my first husband and 2 with my second husband. My 16 year old daughter had been complaining of pain and swelling in her thumb for a...
    ratgirl73 ratgirl73 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I know that later in life, I want to have children and I know what I want to name them. Caiden for a boy and Vivianne for a girl. But recently I've been thinking of giving their...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F Oct 16

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    I lost both my parents in my young adulthood, well I just turned 24, so technically I still am a young adult, but I feel so old. I lost my dad to Potts disease (TB of the spine...
    Priya07 Priya07 18-21, F a week ago

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    In a couple of weeks I will supposedly be seeing my two children for the first time in more than a decade. It will be at a family function. As children of long term PAS they are...
    tuffluck321 tuffluck321 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I used to be a very happy person. In the last 4 years I have lost so much of myself that I don't know if I can ever find me again. I married my second husband and thought we would...
    GrannyC4 GrannyC4 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    Very much so. I mean there was years I couldn't look in a mirror without crying. I really don't like myself. There's only a cple of things about myself I really like but other than...
    lostwithin25 lostwithin25 22-25, F Sep 28

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    So... Hi. This is my story. For the past three years, the man who was my fiancée and whom I have found to be my soulmate (do not be mean just because we might have been young...
    veryoldtree veryoldtree 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    It's still recent and it hurts. He left a daughter which resembles his face when he was a child. I am helping my parents process what happened and getting them to join a yoga group...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    When I was a junior in high school I met a boy. It wasn't love at first sight, in fact, I ignored him mostly. But as time went on we became better friends. Best friends, in fact...
    EimineP EimineP 22-25, F Oct 10

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    I dated a gurl for a good month then I ended it...a week later I get a call from her best friend that she hung up on her after saying she was going to end her life...I skipped...
    SkittlezandSarahforeverz SkittlezandSarahforeverz 13-15, F Oct 12

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    hi.. i am not sure what i am looking for or why i even came here but i guess i am just wanting to let all this out and maybe then i can start feeling better. i am 23 and my son...
    hayhan0891 hayhan0891 22-25, F Oct 16

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    I lost my boyfriend to suicide. I still havent dealt with it, he was my best friend too. He hanged himself. It was completely unexpected even though we both had a lot of issues. We...
    featherdibs featherdibs 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 16

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    I lost my mom to cancer when I was 20. She was only 46. I am an only child so it was extra hard to face the battle with no siblings to relate to and share the struggles with. I...
    HazelleS HazelleS 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Growing up I feel like I had it all. My parents had money, we had a beautiful house to grow up in, a big backyard with a pool, swingset, and a trampoline. The community I grew up...
    njflyer njflyer 26-30, M 5 Responses Sep 24

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    There was this man named Neil Caldron. He had 5 kids, an 8 year old, 6 year old,5 year old, and two infants. He taught at my school (St. Anthony Catholic School) for over 6...
    auxds auxds 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 26

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    This week was horrible. My best friend from grade school through college died suddenly this week when a tumor in her throat swelled and suffocated her. It wasn't even a humane...
    nvragain1024 nvragain1024 31-35, F Oct 5

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    I started getting molested when I was about 7. It continued until I was about 14. I think about it a lot. I was an I innocent little boy. Older brothers and my grandfather didn't...
    Unionyes520 Unionyes520 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 11

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    Somebody here wrote that we are all so very disconnected. It really makes no difference if you are an ACoA or not. I guess not AcoAs are just better at faking being connected than...
    rtvbvfde rtvbvfde 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I attended my Grandmother's funeral yesterday. She was a force to be reckoned with. She told us all the time, "girls can do everything boys can do, and probably better." She loved...
    Impish82 Impish82 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Has the quest to find the perfect soul mate done more harm than good? Have you lost the one and only person you truly loved to another?Lost love spells can help you mend the...
    profabdi profabdi 36-40, M Sep 30

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    I'm a wordy girl - I apologize in advance.... In my college English class my Prof asked us to write about the thing that scared us most in the world. I wrote about being afraid I...
    annaj5 annaj5 31-35 Sep 26

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    Has anyone had a relationship that has seemed like the flame has just burned out? If so, what did you do? I've been in a relationship for three and a half years and have a child. I...
    irelate14 irelate14 18-21, F Sep 27

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    I really hated being a kid. My English is not really good. I apologize for that. I don't really have anyone to tell this that's probably why I'm posting it here. I never met my...
    Yukio0001 Yukio0001 16-17, M Sep 30

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    I'm so scared my husband will leave me to have children. He wants children, loves them, idolises them. I think kids are cute but I'm much rather enjoying seeing, learning and...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 22-25, F