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New Graphic Novel about losing my Mom to Cancer

I lost my Mom to breast cancer about two and a half years ago. Her ten year battle and the abrupt end completely crushed me. The only way I…

Started by Jason WalzLatest Reply

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I feel worse 2 and a half years on, than I ever did.

Hi everybody, its been 2 and a half years now since I lost my lady wife to cancer, and I feel worse now than I ever did. I am constantly b…

Started by Michael Thompson

11 May 12
Reply by morgan

Give yourself time to heal

Hi, I am so sorry for your loss. it's only been 2 weeks. Allow yourself time to grieve. There is no time limit. I would encourage you to ei…

Started by Felicia Evans

0 May 8, 2018

Still lost and broken

two Years ago I lost the love of my life since then I have been just existing I cry myself to sleep every night and I cry everyday I don’t…

Started by Pamela philipp

2 Jan 5, 2018
Reply by Pamela philipp

Stupid cancer commercials

Why is it that theyhave to keep putting those Stupid commercials on TV every time I see them I turn the mute button on and cry for hours I'…

Started by Pamela philipp

6 Oct 10, 2017
Reply by Simethea Reese

I Wish Someone Will Take Care of the Paperworks for Free

I wish the world will leave me alone so I can continue helping myself feel better. My partner hated it when I felt anxious or sad. Even whe…

Started by cin po

2 Jul 22, 2017
Reply by Esther

Losing another loved one to cancer

I lost my uncle in 2009. It was hard to watch him go through it, especially when my dad and my aunt were both fighting cancer at the time t…

Started by Nichole Meer

2 Jun 16, 2017
Reply by Nichole Meer

Completely Lost

I lost my best friend of 21 years on the 17th of April, he had metastasized lung cancer after fighting for 2 years and surviving odds 3 tim…

Started by Shirley Thompson

8 Dec 26, 2016
Reply by Pamela philipp

Nausea

Hi, is anybody on this site suffering nausea since the demise of their spouse ?. My doctor told me that Grief causes nausea.  Why does it,…

Started by Michael Thompson

32 Nov 14, 2016
Reply by Michael Thompson

<3 Sissy S.B. <3

I lost my 18 Year old Sister to Cancer on May 14, 2014. This day has changed me forever, I wasn't and still aren't the same person I was. W…

Started by Amber O

0 Jul 26, 2016

Missing mom

I lost my mom to breast cancer last year in April, when I was 16, now I'm in my senior year and so close to graduation that I am really thi…

Started by Spencer Paul

2 May 15, 2016
Reply by Trina Mamoon

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Linda Engberg commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"Happy Father's Day to my Husband Julian in Heaven. I miss you so much."
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Joe Kelly commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"I started to compose a blow by blow sequence of events of my loves illness and passing but it became too painful and couldn't continue.  Here we share how we are feeling grieving our lost Loves.  In reality, most of my underlying…"
Saturday
Linda Engberg commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"No matter how we express our thoughts, we are all in the same boat together. We just keep waiting for it to sink so we can join our loved ones."
Saturday
bluebird commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"M Adams, I totally understand; I detest being around happy families, and especially happy couples. It's not that I want anything bad to happen to them, I definitely do not. It's just that they have what my beloved and I should still have,…"
Saturday
M Adams commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"usually I find your comments really clear, Linda, so I don’t think it’s not being good with words, more that it’s hard to express these things in words.  Actually I couldn’t follow what Joe said either, but it’s…"
Saturday
Linda Engberg commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"Hello M Adams Joe explained in his post of how I feel. I am not good with words on explaining things but Joe you said it perfectly. I just want to thank everyone here for sharing their thoughts, as we are all in the same boat together."
Saturday
Joe Kelly commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"Speaking for myself, I identify with Linda.  My Love left our world and I know it, and accept that she crossed over into another realm of existence and can't come back.  I want her back and I live in HELL every day without her. …"
Saturday
M Adams commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"Linda, not sure what you mean here when you say you can accept the loss of your husband but not being able to change it is your whole problem — do you mean not being able to change the fact of the loss, or not being able to change the way it…"
Friday
Linda Engberg commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"Hi Morgan, Like you mentioned in your post, there is no normal in my life. I just take each day as it comes and just wait for death. I can accept that Julian is gone but not being able to change it is my whole problem."
Friday
morgan commented on Jon-Paul Ackerman's group Lost My Spouse...
"Hi Haven't been writing recently as have had so much to organize in my life I just haven't had a moment and when I do I am so tired.  So grateful to everyone else who continues to write though.  I look here daily to read.…"
Friday
mindy posted a status
"Hello everyone I'm doing ok I went back to work and just had my meeting there today they said I'm doing an awesome job"
Thursday
mindy and Brenda Ann are now friends
Thursday
Sue Toler commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"They told me that Mom had a heart attack.  It happened on the weekend.  I had made her breakfast & she seemed fine.  I am thankful she was at home & that I was with her, but it hurts so much knowing she is gone.  I just…"
Thursday
Brett Bowman commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"I was with my mom when she passed and it was not sudden. I may have thought I was prepared. I wasn't. I tried to say and do all of the right things. Still, after her last breath, it was as though I hadn't prepared at all. I knew what to…"
Thursday
Sue Toler commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Thanks so much!  It helps having others that understand.  Some of my family is supportive & that helps.  It helps just having someone listen that truly understands.  I have one sibling, but he was never as close to my…"
Thursday
Brett Bowman commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"It's important to have people in your life who understand, even if they are on a message board like this, because sometimes you have to look far and wide to find someone to walk with you. Sometimes I will call my mom's sister. She will…"
Thursday
Sue Toler commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Thank you, some days are better than others.  I feel so for you.  My Mom was the center of my world also.  I lived with her & took care of her.  I am so thankful that I could be there for her, but now I miss her so…"
Thursday
Brett Bowman commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"Three months is not very long. It is still very fresh for you. There will be a lot of triggers. Sometimes they will hit you out of the blue. Other times you know that one is coming, like if you have to drive by a familiar place. It's important…"
Thursday
Patrick E Woodson posted a status
"Hello everyone. I lost my best friend two weeks ago. I'm constantly crying feeling like I can't go on."
Thursday
Sue Toler commented on Karen's group I miss my Mom!
"I never cried much before, but I do now.  I think crying does help.  I had a trigger this morning & have been crying since.  It has been over three months, but I still feel numb.  "
Thursday

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