I am 32 years-old. I am married with two wonderful children. I just finished completing work for my second master's degree.
About my Loss:
I lost my mom on June 13, 2011. She had been sick for a little while, but I didn"t believe that she would pass away. I came as a shock. No I feel as if I am lost. I used to talk and text my mom several times a day. No I don't know what to do.
I look at pictures of you and your mom and family and it could be my mom and me. We were so close too. When she died in June - I was with her holding her hand telling her to go to Jesus. I will never forget the life leaving her body. My mother, my darling mother was no longer in that body I have had in my life for 55 years. We shared a birthday December 19th. I was her favorite daughter (I knew this). Some days she would drive me nuts...others days were so blessed and wonderful. I miss her every minute. My life has changed. No more mom and Sue. Every weekend we would go shopping, have lunch and go to a movie. I miss that so much. I wonder if I was the best daughter I could be? I wish I had one more day to do everything I didn't do for her. I have such a feeling of loneliness inside. It hurts physically not just mentally. I know we will be reunited but its the days until then that are hard. I have no close family except for my moms sister and her kids in Michigan. My 3 sisters are just not very giving of themselves. Very selfish. How are you doing? Sue
Welcome to our group. You will find wonderful support and unconditonal love and friendship here. I lost my wonderful mom June 26, 2011. I feel the same as you do...I still pick up the phone to call her. My heart is so empty. I feel so alone without my mommy. We were very close. I am so glad you found this site. Sue
"I was thinking about this today. If I could have my mom back for just one month I would dote on her till the cows came home. The truth is my mom wouldn't have liked that. She didn't like to be doted on. At the end she was very appreciative…"
"Virginia, our stories are very similar. I was my mom's caretaker as well. I was diagnosed with PTSD after she died. When we have PTSD we can turn just about everything into a worst case scenario. It is so easy to look back and question…"
"And speaking of therapists, I have ptsd, and sometimes I feel like I don’t fully realize what happened. I sort of get numb at times and feel guilty about it. I asked my therapist if it means I don’t care about my Mom.…"
"Hi, just joined the group. Wanted to comment on Brett’s point about people getting tired of hearing about grief or not understanding it. I feel like I want to talk about my Mom constantly, whether it’s good times or bad.…"
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"Really sorry for your loss. How awful to lose a child. I guess some people are really uncomfortable with grief and just don't know what to say. I know exactly the loss you feel. I lost my mother in October. I saw her and talked to her…"