One of things I had planned in my mind was that I would be returning to work by March. Although it would have only been 4 months on I was determined I would be going back and leading a life of 'new normal' not only for me but to prove to myself and make my … Continue reading Returning to Work
Where do I start, there is actually no words to describe the pain. The pain of not having my baby by my side. How's your baby? Errrr 'I had a stillbirth' the words I've not wanted to say for such a long time ~ is it acceptance that Violet has gone? Yes.To help me through … Continue reading How’s your baby?
A post on society's actions whilst grieving & social media If you saw me in public what would you do? Would you say hi? Would you ignore me? Would you walk over and hug me? Would you cross the street to avoid me? Would you ask how I am?I know what I would do if … Continue reading To speak or not to speak
Happy International Women’s day to all the wonderful women out there YOU are AMAZING!Wether you are a baby girl, a young teen, a woman, a bereaved mother, a mother, a grandmother, a sister, an auntie, a great grandmother YOU are amazing! And it's time today to give yourself the appreciation you deserve! I want to … Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day
Hello to all you males, each and every single one of you wether you are a bereaved father a father or not a father.Today I bought our local paper, something caught my eye, a photo on the front page of a very smiley bald headed man who is one of our friends. The local paper … Continue reading Fathers, it’s ok to talk
For the 'other' people in my lifeSomeone said to me recently 'you always think of others' your right I do I not only think about myself I think about every one else too. I put myself in there shoes and my own, I try to see it from both sides, from my side the grieving … Continue reading ‘Others’
Coping with grief & the "not knowing how to approach it situation" the subject no one wants to talk about Grieving is something that happens no matter what when a loved one is lost, in our case our daughter. Something I hoped I would never have to feel and something which we will never just … Continue reading That Funny Little Thing Called Grief
Something I realised when I was pregnant that no matter who you spoke to everyone had an opinion, some good some bad. You'll be sick all the time, you'll get fat, you'll be tired all the time, you should do it this way, you need to rest all the time, your doing too much, you … Continue reading Every One Has An Opinion