My mother lived with me for the last 8 years. She was on dialysis for 5 of those years and I was her primary care giver. My mom and I were very close. Even though she had quite a few health issues, it was a surprise when she passed away. When she was in the hospital for her final days, I had to watch her slip away each day until she passed. Today is the first Mother’s Day without her and that saddens me. Since she passed, I’ve felt lost because she was my world. We went to the drs together, I took her to dialysis 3 times a week. I feel like I have no purpose. I do have 2 kids 25 and 16. I love them with all my heart. I should think of them as my purpose, and I’m trying. It’d just hard with all this grief.