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I Miss My Mother and Brother-died of Cancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 15 People

    Life Will Never Be the Same

    my brother Lanny lee was 48 in 2008 and died of bone and lung cancer on december 13th-my mother loved him more then anyone and also at the same time had cancer and we didn't know it yet-only that she was week and sick too.  He asked me to take care of her and I did the best...
    sibyll sibyll 56-60, F 18 Responses Mar 26, 2009

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    I'm Not Coping Well Either.

    I joined this just to tell the girl that posted before me how very sorry I am. I think I can understand some of what she is going through and I wanted to extend my deepest sympathies. There isn't much to say besides what happened to your family is truly, truly awful and I'm so...
    freddolina freddolina 22-25, F 2 Responses May 6, 2010

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    I Question My Faith

    I lost my brother to cancer January 26th 2011. He was 56 and was only given a matter of months to live. People say it was a good thing we had time to say goodbye. Now that he is gone the pain is incredibly unbearable. I believe in a bigger picture and have a spiritual belief...
    sadgygal sadgygal 51-55 1 Response Apr 2, 2011

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    My Mom And Brother Passed Within 3 Months Of Each Other. How To Cope...

    Hi, I am 19 and just lost 2 of the most important people in my life. My mom was diagnosed with cancer 2 years ago, stage 4. We knew it was going to be rough. One year into her treatments not going too well with lots of change of meds and chemo because the cancer kept coming...
    lilinarie90 lilinarie90 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 25, 2010

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    Missing My Brother And My Dad

     I lost my one and only dear brother to lung cancer 6 years ago and he was a doctor and a non smoker  and non alcoholic..We were very suprised when he collapsed during my dad's alms giving in 2004. He thought he was having bronchitis but the biopsy came otherwise. We couldn't...
    leogal leogal 18-21 1 Response Mar 1, 2011

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    MY Mother

    MY MOTHER DIED OF CANCER 4 YEARS AGO. I RECEIVED A PHONE CALL FROM MY BROTHER TELLING ME MY MOTHER HAD COLLAPSED AND WAS IN HOSPITAL. I LIVED ABOUT 300 MILES AWAY BUT TOOK A PLANE SO I COULD BE WITH HER. 2 DAYS BEFORE SHE DIED SHE WOKE UP AND GRABBED MY HAND AND BEGGED ME TO KILL...
    everton13 everton13 46-50, F 14 Responses May 14, 2009

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    I'm Not Coping Well Either.

    I joined this just to tell the girl that posted before me how very sorry I am. I think I can understand some of what she is going through and I wanted to extend my deepest sympathies. There isn't much to say besides what happened to your family is truly, truly awful and I'm so...
    freddolina freddolina 22-25, F May 6, 2010

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    My family and I just lost someone

    so dear to us. My mother passed away recently on August 6 2015 due to Lymphoma. She was diagnosed last year and i foundout on my 18th birthday which is Sept 5. So, the long rocky road of hell starts from there. Alot of ups and downs this year and this is really the first time i...
    taybardy96 taybardy96 18-21, F Nov 16, 2015

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    Hi everyone, I don't have a mother either. She died when I was born so I never knew her. I live with my dad and I think he do pretty good most times but it not like when I go to a...
    JTurner2002 JTurner2002 13-15, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    MarineGirlfriendMary MarineGirlfriendMary 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    just recently i had lost my grandma to pancreatic cancer .we bearly found this out right after thanksgiving or last year .she went into the hospital cause she has stomach pains and...
    rayy17 rayy17 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My mother was raised by an insane woman, who happened to be my grandmother. The grandmother and the grandfather(who was a kind man) (my mothers parents)were 2nd generation...
    notPC notPC 56-60, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    This is a true story about the most delightful lady I ever had the good fortune to know. My Mom. Little Drummer Boy. We all have songs we love and songs we hate. Little...
    Serenitree1 Serenitree1 70+, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I still think about her everyday, she died in August of 2015 due to lung cancer, and I miss her so much, I wish I could see her one last time :'( I didn't even get a chance to say...
    emmacannon16 emmacannon16 13-15, F Feb 4

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    I try to have a relationship with my mother, even though I am nearly as intimidated by her as I was when I was a child. About a year and a half ago I changed my career, and she...
    greensapphire greensapphire 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Every single day, I think of you and I miss you soo damn much. I didn't realize that you would take so much of me with you. Part of me is gone....the rest is left with the...
    InquisitiveFascination InquisitiveFascination 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    People used to tell me that I shouldn't be so sad, that people died and it wasn't the worst thing. Basically get over it. But losing my mom at 14 literally brought my life to an...
    AnonymousKCQ AnonymousKCQ 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 2

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    My mother always tried to be strong all the while suffering and slowly dying. But I will never forget the day she broke down and said to me "I don't want to die!" And I said "I...
    AnonymousKCQ AnonymousKCQ 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    my mother died in may due to throat cancer was a long three years to watch and hard to take care of her during but I would never change being there for her...I'm glad I could do...
    Aprildawnmarie Aprildawnmarie 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    I lost my mother a long time ago when I was only 13. I cursed God for the longest time for her death. At that time, I felt like when she died, she took a huge part of me with her...
    TheLastExile TheLastExile 41-45, M Feb 2

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    My brother in laws dad passed away and I just don't know how to feel.... It hurts
    Camrakes Camrakes 16-17, F Feb 2

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    My mum died June 2015. Her birthday is coming up. I am howling inside. Inside of me there's this girl kicking and screaming and crying out that she wants her mummy! The pain is so...
    Venefica Venefica 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    My mum died on the 30th june 2015 at 10 20 am.we was all there befor she passed away her 4 granchildren my brother and my self . But she waited for evry one to go exsept my brother...
    poppits36 poppits36 51-55, F Feb 2

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    I love my mother more than I can express, but recently she has been different. As I am thinking about it I realise that it was always in the background and that the only thing that...
    smurphy31 smurphy31 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I am a proud single mother of four.That in itself is stressful. If I had to describe my parenting skills, I'd have to say "Old School" and because it's just me... They know that...
    MissingTrevion1020 MissingTrevion1020 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I have survived Leaukimeia. I was 7 years old, in the first grade, when I went to a local hospital when I was "abducted" and put into an ambulance. The ambulance took me to...
    19pollard97 19pollard97 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I lost my mother to breast cancer three years ago. Today would have been her 77th birthday. I had a dream about her last night which I haven't done in a long time. Happy Birthday...
    FlatbushGuy FlatbushGuy 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    my birth mother has cancer. I hate that we can't be there, but we're 3,000 miles away, with a daughter having one more year in high school. We HATE where we are, but can't afford...
    jennifr1966 jennifr1966 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    His name is Charlie. He is the very best friend, the best human I have ever known. I will always miss him. I had one other friend almost as wonderful as him once. She died when...
    Jackie69C Jackie69C 46-50, F Jan 29

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    I do terribly not a day goes by where I don't miss it. before my current illness before the organization, before the deaths of so many of my friends. before the nightmares before...
    SladeTheLegend SladeTheLegend 18-21, M Jan 29

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    I am having trouble navigating my relationship with my parents. I am very worried about going to see them. Lately my father has developed a very serious form of cancer, so my...
    Decaturite Decaturite 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    My father passed away when I was four years old. I can't remember anything about him. I still miss him. Miss having him be a part of my life. I hope I make him proud. "R.I.P...
    angelafireheart angelafireheart 26-30, F Jan 27

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    I lost my dad to cancer 2 years ago. I really miss this wonderful man. He was very young just 60. He got esophageal cancer and was a very healthy person. The lesson in this is vast...
    Foreveryoung35 Foreveryoung35 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I remember I could never understand what he said. But I loved him, even though we weren't that close. One time I went to see him in the nursing home. Mom mentioned grandma, and he...
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    My mother has breast cancer and she's really negative sometimes and it makes me even more negative :,(
    martyyduh martyyduh 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I had tend the funeral of the family member who had died in a hiking accident about two weeks ago. The funeral was held last Friday. I was shaken up. This was the first funeral I...
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    It just isn't the same without Chris around. It's like a part of my comedy acting goofy soul died when he died. His movies never get old and I find myself watching a Chris Farley...
    SLICKT SLICKT 31-35, M Jan 26

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    I've talked about him before, but his name was Austin. Although he was my neighbor, it was like he was my younger brother. I realized that today is the 26th...it's his Birthday. He...
    JamesCarter20 JamesCarter20 18-21, T Jan 26