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An Awful Time

By |November 24th, 2018|

An Awful Time

It’s three years today since we lost you Mam, since our lives were forever marred
Another year I can’t buy, that special Mam and Dad Christmas card
There are days it still feels unreal, to speak to Dad, but not hear your voice
Its difficult to get through this time, be strong, and try our best […]

Grieving Jam and Bread

By |April 13th, 2018|

If like me you’re grieving right now and you’re a member of a Facebook nostalgia groups, often from where we grew up, you know the type, they post images and memories from our childhood haunts, often a lot of laughs and often real silly stuff too.

Well, a photo of jam and bread appeared a couple […]

Child Bereavement and Loss

By |September 9th, 2014|

Child bereavement and loss

Child bereavement and loss is probably the most hurtful loss there is and most of us can’t escape it. Whether our loss was a grandparent early in our lives or a parent, later in life , when we’re an adult, or even if the loss is outside of these norms, the numbing, […]

Those we love are never forgotten

By |February 12th, 2014|

A lit up candle light for a grief moment.
I want to share my grief in the hope that I can finally get some closure and find a peace so I do. I live in Belfast and I have struggled with the loss of my son almost 25 years ago, in what was described as […]

‘Life – What’s it all about’

By |May 3rd, 2013|

Connecting – The Meaning of Life

For me life is about connecting, with other people and other living things, in my work as an online counsellor, but also in how I choose to live my life it’s all about connecting and in some cases choosing not to connect, I try to connect with everyone I can, […]

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A Bereavement Journey – ‘Writing as Therapy’

By |February 21st, 2013|

Since writing my last entry in which I talked about the fourth task of mourning, I have continued to explore my thoughts and feelings, not only about how it feels to have a husband die, but also about the experience of putting what I thought and felt into words and then writing them down.

I remembered […]