There’s never a timeline on when you have grieved enough but there came a time for me that I had to let go, to free myself of the all to familiar pain of loss. A pain that haunted my life and that I carried for 20 years. It’s time for me to set myself free. Free to live without the weight of grief and to enjoy the future with a lighter heart. I made a conscious decision to let go.
6 Things I did right for my children after the death of their dad.
It's been almost 20 years since Harry died. My children were 2, 5 and 9. They are now adults at 21,25 and 29 so what do I think I did well. Even if at the time I didn't even know it was something that one day would be a good thing. I think the things... Continue Reading →
I’m not Next of Kin ( NOK) anymore
My 21 year old son recently got a job as an apprentice carpenter . He still lives at home and basically pretty much still financially supported by myself. He pays his car running costs but if he doesn't have enough money we help him out. I pay for all his medical expenses, and he enjoys... Continue Reading →
Did I do ok?
When death comes knocking at your door on some idle Tuesday afternoon. In my years when grief was intense , I shed a lot of tears. The tears still come from time to time but a lot less often and more privately. The first 7 years after Harry's death were the hardest. It's now 19... Continue Reading →