I look in the mirror and the person I see
Is someone who used to be me.
That person was strong and healthy, rarely ill,
And her energy was endless; she never sat still.
Sickness and pain, suffering is so hard
When a family member has an illness, the entire family can be affected. The way that the illness is dealt with has an affect on the entire family. Some mothers or fathers feel that it is best to discuss the illness as little as possible with their children because they don't want to worry them. This can often have the opposite effect. Because the children know something is going on, but they don't know what, it often feels more scary for them. It is often best to give them as much information as they ask for. In this way they will feel part of what is going on.
Sick Children and Parents Poems
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Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease
I look in the mirror and the person I seeLatest Shared Story
I was diagnosed with Parkinson in January of this year. To top it all off, they also found a tumor in the brain early this year. Bone morrow cancer as well. I also developed epilepsy back in...
Poem From Patient To Hospital Staff
Here I lie in bed again, Awaiting my next meal.
A worker barges in my room, As if it's no big deal.
What ever happened to courtesy? Just a little knock.Latest Shared Story
I worked in a psychiatric hospital for 36 years, and I often thought about how my patients were often treated like they weren't even human. It was frustrating for me to work with people who...
Poem About The Sadness Of Alzheimer's
I see the sadness in your eyes,
The times that you are knowing
What's happening to your wondrous mind,
The symptoms you are showing.Latest Shared Story
This poems covers so many terminal situations and what we go through, but no poem will show what the victim goes through. The pain, fear, hopelessness they must be going through. On the other...
Poem About Losing A Mother While She Is Alive
You're the shell of the person I once knew.
When I talk, I know you can hear,
But I barely feel your spirit lingering near.
Latest Shared Story
I hear what you are saying. It hurts a lot I know. When I was born my mothers lung both collapsed and when the doctor put a tube of oxygen into her lungs, it had golden staff on it. For the...
Poem About Life With Epilepsy
My eyes glistening with tears,
But not yet fallen.
I'm crying, but they're silent tears.
I'm crying on the inside so you are unable to seeLatest Shared Story
My dad had epilepsy, and i remember waking up in the middle of the night to hear him crying because of his seizures, because he had accidentally hurt one of us. As a kid I was always having...
Prayer For A Mother Who Is Sick
If I had one last wish to make it would have to be,
that God would heal my mom and give her pain to me.
For I've never seen my mom hurt so bad in all my life,
I'd do anything and everything to take her pain and strife....Latest Shared Story
To my mother, Virginia Galvan, from her firstborn. I love you, Mommy, and I pray to God that you will be all right. I pray that he will be with you and make you strong like the person he...
I heard some bad news today, something that made me scared,
Today I found out my dad has cancer; it was something I had always feared.
I knew many people that passed away because of this evil cell,
Yet I know of some that beat it, and of course turned out well....Latest Shared Story
This is amazing.. My granddad just got diagnosed with lung cancer and I just needed something to express how I feel... This helped very much that you xx
Don't Give Up Poem
O Grandma O Grandma don't ever give up hope,
All you family and friends are learning to cope,
Please stay strong and never stop praying,Latest Shared Story
This reminds me of my grandmother. She is nearing the end, and this gives me some comfort for when she passes.
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