I Lost My Grandmother

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    I Lost My Grandma Back In January

    I haven't been back to the town where she lived since she passed even though my Dad still lives there. I cant imagine the drive there and her not being at the end of it. -My aunt moved into her house and I again cant imagine going in there and her not being there. With the...
    Danessa Danessa
    31-35, F
    Oct 25, 2012

    My Grandmother Passed Away Today January 22nd 2013, Two Days Shy Of Her 75th Birthday.

    Yeah, I my sister came into the room this morning telling me to "wake up, grandma's only breathing one time a minute, we need to leave in a few". I sprung up, in an effort to digest the news that was just given to me. Within twenty minutes, my aunt was calling back to relay...
    PeAcE4aLL09 PeAcE4aLL09
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 22, 2013

    I lost my grandma 5 days ago.

    I was there and had just woken from a nap at the hospital and the nurse was checking her heart beat. It wasn't there. She was only 62. Today was the services and I have cried more in the last week than ever before. I miss her so much.
    Superanaslut Superanaslut
    18-21, F
    Jan 23, 2014

    I Lost My Great Grandmother Recently

    I lost my great grandmother over two months ago, did not realized my lost until I went to her room in my family house (she live in my fathers house.) When I went to the house felt like something was not right (I beleive in god and I beleive that his wish) she was not there. I...
    asdvip asdvip
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Jan 29, 2012

    I Lost Her....

    When i was young, my only friend was my grandma. She new me more than anyone, even my parents. She could tell when i was sad, mad, or even hungry. Sometimes i would forget to get a drink some water before bed cause my throat would be dry, and she would bring some before i went to...
    mylife101 mylife101
    16-17, F
    Aug 7, 2009

    My G-ma; My Friend.

    When I was eighteen, I was a senior in high school. Five days before graduation, it was warm for May, and my friend and I were having a lot of fun hanging out. My grandmother- who I called "G-Ma" because she was too cool to be a grandma- called me. We often talked on the phone...
    LearningToLoveMe LearningToLoveMe
    18-21, F
    Jan 21, 2013

    February 12th, 2013

    She was the glue that kept my grandfather from falling apart. She was the best mother in the world & taught my mom how to be exactly like her. She cooked like a dream, quilted by hand while everyone else was going to machines & taught me how. I miss her, & nothing is the same...
    FluffyLady FluffyLady
    41-45, F
    Nov 17, 2013

    I just lost my Grandmother on May 22,

    2015. It's been so difficult and I think I had the equivalent of a nervous breakdown of sorts. I'm learning to cope, but when I'm alone or even just out of the blue when I'm in public, I get a feeling of weakness and heartbreak. She was a tenacious and colorful woman, who I take...
    jcannon04 jcannon04
    1 Response Jun 1, 2015


    My grandmother passed away today at 4:15 and we had already had planed to go up to iowa but now we aren't really going to have fun but to attend a funeral. Hopefully I will have some fun but I doubt that very highly.
    M4st3rdr4gon M4st3rdr4gon
    3 Responses Jun 13, 2009

    I Lost Both Of My Grandmas In 30 Days

    Writing this brings tears to my eyes. After Christmas 2010 you could tell they were getting old. In May 2011 grandma on my dads side had surgery on her vertebrae. She had osteoporosis and she did not eat much. It was about a week from her 81st birthday, and we went to visit and...
    neversaynever52 neversaynever52
    Jan 2, 2012

    I Lost My Only Grandma

    I am adopted and my mom never got married so I only had one grandma. She was so cool. She would take me to the mall, we would have tea parties,and a whole bunch of other stuff, but my grandma had some issues with her mental state, she would forget things, and not remember a lot...
    katheart145 katheart145
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2013

    My grandmother passed away last week.

    She was 87 but it still came as a shock because she was so healthy and active. She was the last of my grandparents and the only one that I really knew. I can't imagine my life without her and can't get over the fact that I didn't get to say goodbye to her while she was still...
    deleted deleted
    11 Responses Jan 27, 2015

    My Beloved Maw-maw

    On March 27 2008 around 2 int he afternoon I lost my beloved grandmother. She fought a lifetime of illness and pain and finally the lord decided he wanted her with him and put her pain to a stop. She battled emphysema for many years due to the fact she was a smoker for many many...
    breesmomma breesmomma
    22-25, F
    May 4, 2008

    Grandma WentHome With The Angels I

    lost my wonderful grandmother the day before Thanksgiving on November 26, 2014. She was in the hospital for three weeks. all of my aunts and uncles and my dad went down to Louisiana to see her. My grandma had two strokes and was in a coma for a week. That second stroke did it...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 23, 2015

    On Saturday night my mom came into my room in

    tears and stated simply "Grandma just passed away." My heart sank and I didn't know what to feel. I had been emotionally preparing for this moment for so long that at first I didn't really feel anything besides that painful emptiness in my chest. I didn't even cry and I can't...
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn
    13-15, F
    Jan 25

    I lost my grandmother October 31,

    2000. I was 6 years old and I was lost and still am without her. She was my everything when I was little. She was my best friend, playmate, and shopping buddy. She had claimed bankruptcy after she had heart surgery because she maxed all of her cards on clothes and shoes because...
    katiieadjodha katiieadjodha
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 23, 2014


    I just lost my grandmother on Tuesday August 19th, 2008. I will have to tell you that she was not the nicest grandmother I could have had... but I still loved her. I will miss her deeply and I hope where ever she is she is happy.
    blueeyes1964 blueeyes1964
    41-45, F
    Aug 23, 2008

    I Want to Punch My Aunt In the Face

    I was at work and when I checked my cell phone I had like 10 missed calls. Right away I knew that something must have happened. I phoned my mom back but she wouldn't pick up so I called my brother and asked him if he knows why mom was trying to reach me. So he told...
    GrueneRose GrueneRose
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2009

    She died last year alone at a hospital in

    France. I live in Canada and I wish I was there for her... But that's another topic... She was a strong, independent woman who lived and made money without knowing how to read. She knew how to save money and she worked hard all her life to be able to take care of herself and...
    CantatriceChauve CantatriceChauve
    36-40, F
    Nov 27, 2015

    I was never close to my gma.

    (moms mom) we lived 4 hours away and barely saw her. Plus my aunt and her four children lived with my gram so it never seemed like the other grandchildren were as important because she wasn't raising us. I have very few memories of my gram. And when she was in the hospital in a...
    Jg5432 Jg5432
    18-21, F
    Jan 18, 2015

    My Granny

    This past Tuesday started out as any other Tuesday, I took my Granny to the doctor, she has cancer, to get some test run then we proceeded to visit her work which she hasn't been to in a couple of months to say hi to some old friends. We had countless lunch dates but we havn't...
    marthasouth marthasouth
    1 Response Nov 19, 2010

    I lost my Nana, May 21 2014 11:20 PM.

    I feel like I am in a bad dream its been four days and its starting to hit me that ill never see you again, I miss you and I love you with all my heart. <3 Googie
    GoogieGoo GoogieGoo
    22-25, F
    May 25, 2014


    My story may not be as sad as some.... but...... well I lost my grandma in 2008... long time ago yes.. but I'll never forget that day... So my grandma( we called her hilo grandma) was 63 when she died and so she was pretty young........ But it was during late 2007 that she came...
    anger101 anger101
    18-21, F
    Jun 17, 2013

    Lost Both My Grandmothers

    One of my grandmothers I knew very well and we were close,she was a wonderful woman and  I miss her like crazy.  She was unselfish and kind,everyone loved her. .I miss cuddling on the couch and listening to her stories of the old days when she was a little girl.I never got to...
    mountainbelle7 mountainbelle7
    Jul 3, 2011

    She used to say "I'm a mommy

    and grandma together!" And you know, that's so true. Nothing has been the same since last Wednesday when she passed. I miss her very much. I know she's been suffering so much. And I know that going was the best thing she could have done for herself. But that doesn't change how...
    chuhulil chuhulil
    18-21, F
    Dec 24, 2014

    My Best Friend

    My grandmother passed away on Feb 15 @ 4 in the morning in 2002. I miss her sooo much everyday and cant wait to see her again. She was not only my grandmother but my best friend also...I told her everything. She is loved and missed and everyday. Love you mamaw
    LipstickandBruises LipstickandBruises
    26-30, F
    Jun 5, 2008

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