Life throws us curve balls but how we react is upto the individual. Having a positive life is about conscious effort. It's embracing all the disappointments and growing within to consciously make a choice to be happy, do right, having a good life pulling on all you have learnt to help you be a better person. Choose happiness not resentment or bitterness. The world owes you nothing. Each of us is responsible for our own health and happiness despite what has happened in our lives that was out of our control. It's how you go on that matters.
Professor Kaye Harry’s neurosurgeon told us 95 percent of people diagnosed with a Glioblastoma Multiforme ( GBM) tumour die within 52 weeks of diagnosis. Harry was dead by 50 weeks, becoming a mere statistic for neuroscience but he was so much more to us. He was given a Police Honour funeral. The Funeral was recorded at the time and last night on the 19th anniversary of his passing I felt the urge to view it. To us he was a husband and father and a whole lot more. This is us, 19 years on.
Till death do us part.
30 years ago I stepped out of a Buick as a 22 year old bride, and walked into St Teresa's Catholic Church. At 32 years old I walked out of St Teresa's Catholic Church a widow and drove in the back seat of a mourning car to The Fawkner Cemetery to lay my dead husband... Continue Reading →
When death comes knocking at your door on some idle Tuesday afternoon.
At 32 and a mum of young children you shouldn’t be at a funeral directors choosing what clothes to bury your husband in or standing in a room of caskets deciding which to buy to lay him to rest in. This is my story of how I came to be in this moment and my journey with grief. I hope one day if my kids ever want to know more detail about what happened they read this. This is also for them. Who knows when or if the time will ever be right for them to read this.