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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,070 ✭✭✭ Rosie Rant

    First birthday without you Mam. Photos from my birthday last year came up on my google photos today. I remember crying when the cake was brought out because I knew it would be the last one I would have you for. I keep half expecting to get a text from you. I miss you so much.

  • Happy Birthday, Mam. I miss you.

  • Registered Users Posts: 12,264 ✭✭✭✭ Sardonicat

    21 years ago today, has it really been that long? You gave me so much. So many things I would never have had if it hadn't been for you. Any goodness in me comes from you. I love you

  • Registered Users Posts: 920 ✭✭✭ Baybay

    I don’t think it’s just because it’s nearly Christmas or down to COVID but these last few days have been so difficult. As a child, sometimes other children would mistakenly or otherwise refer to me as lonely rather than only. I never felt lonely or only then. But now, despite the wonderful people with whom I share my life, I feel both. Not always but at times. And right now, it’s crushing. Bought you pink roses today, will drop them off tomorrow. Might make us both smile.

  • Registered Users Posts: 473 ✭✭ Cal04

    I wonder where you are. You must be broken, was it a mistake, do you wish you could come back. Suicide is never the solution. Everyone misses you but I watch our children and see tears in their must be broken to be gone from them. I hope you celebrated your beloved Limerick win the all Ireland yesterday. I wish that I could feel that you are at peace now.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 37,823 ✭✭✭✭ Itssoeasy

    I hope she heard me the last time I spoke to her and I hope she knew that I didn’t see her as much since March because of Covid-19 and not for any other reason. Btw Covid has made funerals even worse. And yeah Christmas this yeah is going to be extra strange.

  • Registered Users Posts: 666 ✭✭✭ sadie1502

    My bday today. Always a hard day. Miss you so much mam. Love you xxx

  • One year ago today was the last time I got to see you in the flesh. The last time I got to sit and have a chat and share your favourite cappuccino and blueberry muffin with you.

    I'm sorry it was a shorter visit than usual, but I didn't know then that the very next day the first case of this ****ing virus would be identified in Ireland and all visiting would be stopped and I'd never get to see you in the flesh again.

    I know your anniversary is not for another few weeks, but it feels like it's today. I miss you.

  • Registered Users Posts: 920 ✭✭✭ Baybay

    After all this time & I miss you every day, today is when I need you. I don’t feel isolated particularly or lonely in general, not even hopeless either but if there was a devil who’d buy my soul today, I’d sell it for a hug.

  • Registered Users Posts: 431 ✭✭ Alicano

    Hi Mum.

    I'm gonna be a Dad soon :)
    Makes me miss you even more.

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  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators, Regional West Moderators Posts: 57,275 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Gremlinertia

    You would have been thirty yesterday, instead you're gone almost two years. It's eerie thinking about that lad. I miss you.

  • Registered Users Posts: 666 ✭✭✭ sadie1502

    Hope you loved all the flowers for mothers day mam. Three mothers day with you in heaven. Love you so much and miss you dearly. Xxxxx help D settle please have a few words with him xxxxx

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,600 ✭✭✭ Cutie18Ireland

    I hope you are both reunited, as you said Nan you didnt have much of a life without each other. 5 months was all it took for you both to be reunited.
    I feel robbed of our last year with grandad, why did he have to go into a home just as Covid was taking off. I am so glad we got to spend time with you Nan in your last days while you were still lucid and I hope Grandad knew we were there while he was on his way to you.
    I wish you could let me know that you are both ok and together...

  • Registered Users Posts: 166,026 ✭✭✭✭ LegacyUser

    To my mother.

    Happy 56th birthday.

    Getting closer to your 10th anniversary now.

    Turning 37 this year myself, seems stranger with each passing year as I get closer and closer to 46 myself, it's crazy how young that was.

    My first son was born nearly a year ago, he has helped me understand my parents more, it's sad you and him will never meet.

  • First anniversary today since we lost you. I hope its better where you are.

  • Registered Users Posts: 20,771 ✭✭✭✭ Mam of 4

    RIP Christopher, you were a true Gentleman and will be sorely missed . Much love until we meet again one day x

  • Registered Users Posts: 473 ✭✭ Cal04

    What a bloody mess you've left me in

  • Registered Users Posts: 42 greysgut

    It’s 2 years since I got that call. And I relive it.

    I didn’t realise how much of an effect you had on me, in fairness the petty arguments and snide remarks made me want to slap you at times.

    You lived your last few weeks with dignity. The amount of mourners at your funeral was a testament to your good nature. Still can’t believe your place of work shut down, first time in history.

    You are always talked about in this house and your memory will be lived on x

  • Registered Users Posts: 7,073 ✭✭✭ Rubberlegs

    I can’t believe you are gone, it’s all so surreal. I take comfort in believing you are reunited with Dad again. You were so excited to meet your new granddaughter but you passed just 3 weeks before she arrived. I hope you heard C whisper her name to you, one of your guesses was right 😄. Watch over her and all of us, Mum
    Elbows !!

  • Registered Users Posts: 875 ✭✭✭ jaded_pause

    Dad, if you could see me today vs me when you passed, you wouldn't know me. I did everything I always promised I would do. I achieved all the things!! Now what, I need new goals! I wonder what the first gift I'd buy you would be, a new laptop?
    We got a new cat in October, you'd love him. Lives up to his name, absolute gremlin, and a complete mammy's boy.
    I'm gonna have to deal with an unfortunate situation soon, and I'm sorry I ever let it happen in the first place. The nerve of some people taking the mile when you give an inch. She'll be put back in the box I rattled though, and I'm going to enjoy doing it. It's overdue. All this to say, I'll need your strength that day Dad.

    It's getting harder to remember your voice but your smile is always right there when I need it pops.

    Love your daughter xxx

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  • Registered Users Posts: 4,812 ✭✭✭ Addle

    Make a will! No avoiding the inevitable!

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