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I Miss My Parent(s)

I created this group for people who may be grieving one or both parents. I lost my Mom and Dad within one year of each other. Dad passed away from Lung Cancer and Mom passed less than one year later from Pick's Disease.

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bottled up. 2 Replies

I lost my dad a year and 5 months ago and my moms going to prison so i live with my cheer coach and she won't let me grieve over my dad anymore and i just i need to get it out.Continue

Started by Madison Martinez. Last reply by louraniah Oct 11.

Researching Family Communication and End-of-Life Decisions

Hi Everyone,This group caught my attention because I am part of a research team at Saint Louis University that is conducting a research project about how families communicate about making medical…Continue

Started by Corinne Gibson Sep 3.

I knew this day would come, but not this soon.

I lost my father when I was eleven, he had a brain tumor that had not been properly handled. Went into the hospital walking and came out in a wheelchair. And since that moment he health declined and…Continue

Tags: grief, help, sister, dad, mom

Started by Amanda Aug 19.

ACCEPTING THAT BOTH PARENTS ARE GONE 18 Replies

I wanted to start a discussion about how to accept that both of your parents are gone....and how we deal with that fact....I know its hard for me to realize that....I feel alone....they were older so…Continue

Started by Rachel Lynn Schuler. Last reply by Danny Aug 1.

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Comment by Danny on September 5, 2014 at 9:55am

Support to you Deb

Comment by Deb on September 5, 2014 at 7:51am

My mother passed away June 25th 2014 at 345 PM, We sat and held her hand, as she was non responsive, and totally relying on a vent for every breath she took, It is so hard not to feel quilt, As we removed the vent held her hand and with in 30 minutes, the life that gave me life, was no longer there. It is the most devastating thing to have to do. even after almost 2 1/2 months It is still so hard. The depression, and how it has all turned out, has been the hardest part.   

Comment by Danny on August 14, 2014 at 2:59am

Not getting the 'gap' is a killer.  Anything less than a year or so can be devastating so Wendy is really on the mark.  I get panic attacks often.  Sleeping was somewhat ok in the first year.

Beth we are here for you but just so you know the symptoms are normal.  Each day of the first 365 days is a grind.

Comment by Wendy (Boabie) on August 13, 2014 at 11:55pm

Beth, I can relate totally. I was in a panic for many months. It's been nearly a year since my mom passed and two for my dad. And I sometimes feel panicked now. As an only child my mom was my world. I know your parents are together in heaven. I know our parents would not enjoy seeing the pain we are in. But, it is so very hard.  It took months before I could really sleep like normal. I was a mess.  Know that we are all here for you. 

Comment by Beth on August 10, 2014 at 12:42pm

I lost my Dad on May 31st and my Mom on June 22nd this year. I am struggling to understand how everything could change so quickly. I am having difficulty sleeping and have moments of panic where I worry if they are okay. I think this is probably normal part of the grieving process, but I feel so lost and disconnected with the world. I hope they are together again...

Comment by Sallyann on August 9, 2014 at 7:54pm
The double loss is so heartbreaking! I lost my parents within 11 days of each other. I miss them both so much and the pain is still there everyday!
Comment by Rachel Lynn Schuler on December 7, 2013 at 6:09pm

here is my mom, a pic of her....she is the lady with the blonde hair on the rightMOM.jpg

Comment by Rachel Lynn Schuler on December 7, 2013 at 6:04pm

just click on the picture name to view it guys

Comment by Rachel Lynn Schuler on December 7, 2013 at 6:03pm

Picture%2062.jpg  this is a new photo of me....taken a couple days ago, im happy with it....

Comment by Rachel Lynn Schuler on December 7, 2013 at 6:03pm

its really hard that both my parents are gone....they both died the same way and had cancer...i miss them both, i wish i had their guidance, I know they couldnt live forever, but I just miss them....much love to both of you mom and dad, may god bless and keep you!

 

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Dick commented on Karen's group Missing my Son or Daughter
"So many question, so many holes in my heart. I am one tortured person. I have anger, guilt, sadness and doubt all rolled up into one nice little present that stays with me night and day. the gift just keeps giving."
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kim posted a blog post

my darling son

shawn, on wed it will be a year,  im so filled with sadness, lonelyness  emptiness and so very heart broken. I remember it all like it was yesterday. each day is harder and harder to try to go on. I still pray each night to go with you. I know I don't want to go on with out you. I cry everyday and night, sadness floods over me and I cant hold on. with out you there is no sun, no light, just darkness all the time. I promise ill be with you soon, to hold you forever and never let you go. to live…See More
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Dick commented on Karen's group Missing my Son or Daughter
"I want to get this off my chest. I have never told anyone about this except my other son knows because his brother told him. He told me in 2005 that he was going to help a pregnant girl out at school and sign the adoption papers as the father to…"
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Dick commented on Karen's group Missing my Son or Daughter
"Sorry to be so chatty all of a sudden, but Danny's birthday is approaching quickly and I am feeling bad."
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You're too young to be a widow

I never thought that I would be a widow in my forties.  My friends can't relate and feel the need to comment on everything, even if they have no experience with grief.  I know they mean well but only we know what we are going though.See More
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Shawna T commented on Lea B.W's group Finding Inner Peace When you Lose a loved one
"Someone just shared with me two scriptures that might be helpful.  John 14 and Psalms 34.  Be blessed!"
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Finding Inner Peace When you Lose a loved one

A discussion based on the Bible to help find peace and comfort when you lose a loved one. See More
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Shawna T replied to Vee's discussion How do i go on without him? in the group Traumatic, Sudden Loss
"Vee, I understand exactly where you are coming from.  I lost the love of my life suddenly in early October.  He had been recovering from a surgery and was doing well and expected to be fully healed soon.  I still cannot believe…"
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m morgan replied to Craig Collinson's discussion Lost
"  Oh I read it all Craig…….word after word revealing the utter anguish, the questions, the guilt, the anger but most of all the endless void.  Yes,  I read it all and as I read it I saw myself sitting in your chair at…"
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"Trying to hang on to some shred of joy today."
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Linda commented on Karen's group Missing my Son or Daughter
"Dick: God is good. Since losing my only daughter at the very young age of 31 and finding her letter just recently, I see that maybe our children new something that they didn't quite realize was a testament to upcoming events. 7 months has now…"
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Dick commented on Karen's group Missing my Son or Daughter
"Laurie, I am glad you mentioned it. 2011 was an unusual year for Danny. He help ed his grandmother remodel, he helped me remodel, we went to an unusual number of ball games and movies, and he helped the church. He did some other things that seemed…"
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Laurie ~ Jesse's mom commented on Karen's group Missing my Son or Daughter
"Dick, I looked at your pictures and spotted the one of your sons in front of the helicoptor. It is a nice picture of your two handsome sons. You may find some help at the following website put out by Carol Kearns, who is a grief counselor mentored…"
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Craig Collinson posted a discussion

Lost

My partner of 13 years passed away a month ago; I say partner, we were married in all but name; like any couple we had our rough patches but always pulled through. I would like to use the phrase soul-mates (as corny as it sounds) but it was an instant connection at a party, and when we next met by accident we were almost inseparable for the next seven years; she was only 37.It was a sudden illness and the doctors still do not know what the cause was; she started having seizures in Mid July and…See More
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kim posted a status
"oh shawn I would give the world to hold you, kiss you. I love you so much, please baby help me, to much pain"
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Brenda Ann replied to JO B alexio's discussion mad at god
"(Romans 5:12) "That is why, just as through one man sin entered into the world and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because they had all sinned. . ." (1 John 5:19) ". . .the whole world is lying in the power of the…"
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Dick commented on Karen's group Missing my Son or Daughter
"Danny was a commercial diver and he told me how he would leave, I always thought he was referring to a diving accident. It was a heart attack after returning from a dive. I always wonder if the dive had something to do with it."
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