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Today, I spent my son's 12th birthday with him in his hospice care room. The reason for cancer in children will always MMT.

#17701 (2) - Jul 18, 2013 by dad - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (335) - No, that made me sleepy. (22)

Today, in a long apology letter, from death row, he sincerely wrote, “I never purposely meant to kill your son. I was lost and insane in that moment.” MMT

#17700 (0) - Jul 18, 2013 by Kels - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (476) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

Today, five years and five mobile phones later, I still import your number every time, just to remind myself of the beauty this planet is missing. MMT

#17699 (2) - Jul 17, 2013 by Love4ever - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (490) - No, that made me sleepy. (8)

Today, I miss you already mom. Receiving summa cum laude honors at my graduation ceremony for my Ph.D seems so unimportant when you are in a coma, dying in a hospital on opposite side of the country. MMT

#17697 (0) - Jul 16, 2013 by onlytears - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (405) - No, that made me sleepy. (23)

Today, I can no longer give a speech at my middle brother's wedding, because I am too angry that he calls himself a good Christian and yet allows his friends to refer to our youngest brother as a "fag." MMT

#17696 (6) - Jul 16, 2013 by k - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (586) - No, that made me sleepy. (34)

Today, when my new psychiatrist asked me whether I suspected that my depression might be hereditary, I told him I could not say for sure as my single mother took her own life when I was only two years old. MMT

#17695 (0) - Jul 15, 2013 by idkany - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (358) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, I recognized the guy I served at the soup kitchen for the needy. His name is Mr. Jansen. Fifteen years ago, he was my high school physical education teacher. I had heard through the grapevine that he had been laid off several years back. MMT

#17686 (1) - Jul 10, 2013 by bcsoftball13 - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (356) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, it felt weird when I realized I no longer knew anyone alive who I was blood related to. MMT

#17682 (0) - Jul 7, 2013 by 1for1 - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (492) - No, that made me sleepy. (18)

Today, after my son's attempted suicide, I am sitting here in the hospital beside his bed facing the realization that he threatened to do it, but I didn't take him seriously. MMT

#17679 (6) - Jul 5, 2013 by Llama - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (427) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, it's been a long time since I tried to help him when we were in high school. Back then, when I realized his negativity was hurting me, and I found myself being sucked in too far, I had to let go. Everyone blamed me for how he was. After 7 years, he said he forgave me when he asked me to dance with him out in the middle of the street at a festival this afternoon on the 4th of July. He passed away of a sudden heart attack a few minutes ago, an hour after our dance. MMT

#17678 (0) - Jul 4, 2013 by alliewatts - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (322) - No, that made me sleepy. (57)

Today, my 23-year-old cat passed away in his sleep in my lap. He jumped up on my lap about a hour earlier. His love for me right up until the end MMT.

#17676 (0) - Jul 3, 2013 by paiger - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (534) - No, that made me sleepy. (32)

Today, I woke up hung over next to a boy I hope i never see again. Last night I fell asleep drunk next to my best friend who I've been in love with for nearly a year. I'm talking about the same boy... who I thought wasn't like every other boy. I thought I could trust him. Under the influence, he proved me wrong. MMT

#17673 (16) - Jul 2, 2013 by anonymous - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (471) - No, that made me sleepy. (143)

Today, my sister's water broke with her late husband's first child exactly 9 months, to the day, after he passed away. MMT

#17669 (1) - Jun 30, 2013 by gatsby - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (424) - No, that made me sleepy. (16)

Today, marks the 10 year anniversary of my wife’s passing, and she’s still the last thing I think about every night before I fall asleep. MMT

#17663 (0) - Jun 26, 2013 by Goonee - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (458) - No, that made me sleepy. (15)

Today, when I asked him why he decided to quit teaching high school Chemistry - something he was in love with when I spoke with him last year - to sell cars for a living, he said, "The $37K salary they were paying me just wasn't paying the bills. I had to think of my family first." MMT

#17655 (0) - Jun 22, 2013 by Devs - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (342) - No, that made me sleepy. (40)

Today, my dad’s mistress, who my mom and I had never even heard about, showed up at his funeral. MMT

#17653 (1) - Jun 21, 2013 by Anubis - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (505) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, when my dad asked me how I got the bruises on my arm, I realized he really doesn’t remember hitting me when he was drunk last night. MMT

#17652 (2) - Jun 20, 2013 by lookingup - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (522) - No, that made me sleepy. (19)

Today, it’s not the obvious physical and emotional abuse that surprises me; it’s the fact that we raised our daughter in a healthy home and she keeps running back to him despite all this abuse. MMT

#17647 (4) - Jun 18, 2013 by JLRZ - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (328) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, I woke up from an afternoon nap on my 88-year-old mom’s couch to find out that while we were both napping together, she passed away peacefully next to me in her sleep. MMT

#17646 (2) - Jun 17, 2013 by imissyou - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (660) - No, that made me sleepy. (15)

Today, her final words were, “Please take care of our three beautiful boys.” MMT

#17645 (0) - Jun 17, 2013 by Noah - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (456) - No, that made me sleepy. (23)

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