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Rip Mommy- Your little girl misses you!

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Joined: Mar 2011

my mom passed away 2 weeks ago from breast cancer. i am 18 years old so yea im still young. i miss her very much, she was my best friend. i feel very lost without her. but i kno that i have to stay strong and be the woman she wanted me to be. but it is still hard. i am planning to do the cancer run in NY in october because i wanna make a differene i never want anyone to go what my mom when through. her breast cancer went into remission ten years ago and it came back in 2009 and spreaded to her lungs. she never smoked and had lung cancer. her last years were very hard but she still kept a smile on her face. i love you mom forever nd a day <3.

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Joined: Dec 2010

I'm so, so sorry for your loss.

I know exactly how you feel, though. I was 19 when my mother passed away from breast cancer (which eventually spread everywhere else in her body). That was 8 years ago and I still think of her every single day. Her and I were best friends, so when she died, a good part of me died along with her. There is so much I want to tell her and talk to her about. I want her there at my wedding, I want her there when I have my first child, I want her...here. And I know she is with us, just not physically.

What's even tougher for me, though, is for the last year my dad has been battling lung cancer. He's not getting better, so I know how this story is going to end.

Losing both parents from cancer before I'm 30 is extremely difficult and life can seem really unfair. It's almost as if someone's punishing us for being good people. Sounds funny, but it's true.

There really isn't much advice I can give, except "keep on truckin'". I know that sounds cliched, but you will see the sun again. Eventually you'll find a new "normal". It's traveling the road to getting there which will be the most challenging. But hang in there. You're not alone. Many of us are traveling along with you!

Much love. :-)

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