"I have great friends who listen; but when I talk to them in person about how I'm feeling, I always stop myself from crying and change the subject to them because I don't want to burden them. I know they don't see it that way, but I do…"
Were in similar boat. My mam passed three months ago aswell. I dont have an answer for when you will feel normal because I dont feel normal still. My advice is just keep yourself busy and allow yourself the time in the evening to feel…"
This is for anyone who has lost somone to cancer. I lost my adopted Mom to breast cancer some years ago. She was everything I could have asked for. She loved me because I was just me. She also loved my family and children as if they were her own.See More
"It will take time. Personally, I couldn't smile at anything for 2 weeks after my mom died (Ironically enough it was when I was driving home with her cremains), but know this: There is no reason for you not to laugh or smile at something. You…"
"Give yourself a big break. Normal, May or may not ever happen. If you can smile and laugh, do it. Don't feel bad about it. In fact your lost loved ones would want that for you. There is no magic time for grief. I am forever broken, but I have…"
"I had a realization at therapy today. My oldest daughter is upset with me because since my mother's suicide and sons murder...I'm just a different person. She thinks I should be better, better for her. In July it will be 2 years...that is…"
I lost my mother (my best friend, my support system, my everything) three months ago this week. She was the latest in a line of lossses - in the last 12 months I've lost both my dogs, both my godparents, and two close friends. How long until I don't feel guilty when I laugh and smile?See More
"I agree with Wendy. I am sure I will never be the same, but am learning to handle the day by day stuff, it is just the holidays and special dates when the family would always celebrate that hits me. For example, my family had a…"
"Lisa Renee, it has been close to 8 months since I lost my mom and best friend. Frankly, I don't think I will ever feel quite the same again. I think we learn to deal with the pain, but I think we are forever changed. I am sure that is the case…"
"How long does it take to feel like yourself again? 4/28 will be a year that I lost my mom. She was my best friend. What a year! I also lost two friends who I thought were close, but they pretty much wrote be off....