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Hardest present I’ve ever had to wrap

Dec 25, 2019 2:38 AM

I’ve been missing my dad massively since he passed away in August, and I had been talking with my sister and there were lockets you can get put his ashes in, and dad wanted his ashes spread but it’s illegal to do so, sooo we ordered the lockets for mom and the grandkids and one for each of us kids. My sister’s and I we’re giving ours to our kids for Christmas, but it’s harder than I thought it would be to wrap it up. I guess just knowing that it’s dad in those lockets kind of makes things final for me. I guess I never wanted to believe that he was gone. Two days ago started the events that lead to my dads death and mom calling saying she fell today put my emotions over the edge because that’s what sent dad to the hospital that started everything. Thankfully she is okay. Even more reason I am pushing myself working two jobs to get her here. Sorry I just needed to talk and vent, can’t exactly do that at home since home life with my husband is not the best, Merry Christmas everyone! 🎄Hope it’s a blessed Day with light pain! Hugs and love ❤️!

Dec 25, 2019 2:53 AM

Daughter’s locket

Dec 26, 2019 8:17 AM

Moparmom, I totally understand the heartache & emotions you are going through. I'm sending you gentle hugs & much love & prayers. The lockets are pretty.

We visited my Stepmom yesterday, and she was very aware of what was going on. She read her gift box and said"Merry Christmas, " then asked, "Is any of my bunch (meaning family) coming to see me?" It broke my heart that she's aware enough to know her own family hasn't come. 😢 She didn't mention my Dad, and so I didnt have to remind her he's gone. We had a really nice visit with her. 🙂💞❤🙏🌷

Dec 27, 2019 12:42 AM

I’m glad you all had a nice visit with your step mom, also glad that she was aware, it’s always good to see them in good mental health, even if it’s for a little while.

The kids loved their lockets, this was probably the most emotional Christmas we’ve had in years, my daughter took the painting canvases she got for Christmas and started painting again, she hasent done that since my dad passed, I guess you can say everyone is finally starting to move forward again, me I spent my Christmas in bed with a Migraine and it lasted until just a little while ago is when it finally eased up. I think my emotional state and stress level had a big play in it. But I’m trying to move forward myself now for my kids and for my mom, I need to get her up here so that she can get out of living of that hotel. Well it’s getting late here and I have to get up in 4 hours for work tomorrow, I have to work both jobs tomorrow, have a blessed day flappys, Love and prayers to you my friend ❤️😘

Dec 28, 2019 10:41 AM

I'm sorry you've had a migraine, and glad it finally eased up! You're likely right on stress feeding it. I hope you can get your Mom there soon too; it will be good for both of you. Hugs love & prayers for a safe & blessed Happy New Year! 😊❤🙏🎉🎆

Jan 07, 2020 7:32 PM

:( The first Christmas without my Mom was the hardest. She left us December 10, 1994. It never gets easy, but it does get tolerable. Christmas was her favorite time of year. I'm thinking of you and sending comforting vibes.

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