Secondary lossess… I have so many it might be hard to talk about all of them. Before we lost Reason, my husband and I were far from well off but with his job and me breastfeeding and cloth diapering and hand me downs we had a pretty great thing going. Life was not easy […]Read more "Capture Your Grief 2015- Day 17. Secondary Losses"
What does my family look like now? That’s the question for today’s Capture Your Grief. In a lot of ways I still feel like my family died on November 11th last year. Reason was what gave me a family all my own, she was the family that Frank and I made together. I lost […]Read more "Capture Your Grief 2015- Day 9. Family"
Today’s theme for Capture Your Grief is Empathy. What people who love or know the bereaved can do and say to help them on their journey. We talk a lot about people saying the wrong things and trust me people are always saying the wrong thing. I try not to hold it against them […]Read more "Capture Your Grief 2015- Day 5. Empathy"
Day 4 of The Capture Your Grief Project explores the theme of Dark and Light. It can be very hard to find anything about grief to consider “light”, the darkness tries so hard to consume you. I know I’m progressing in my grief journey when I look back at my darkest times and felt […]Read more "Capture Your Grief 2015- Day 4. Dark + Light"
I get so sick of being told or hearing about how I should be handling losing my daughter, sick of being told to move on or people expecting that I’d be doing better by now or thinking I shouldn’t still be hurting so badly or that I shouldn’t talk about “it” so much. It? […]Read more "I’ll never be “all better” and if you think I should be I think you’re dumb."
I know it’s been a bit since I posted but honestly life has been hectic and evolving lately. Frank and I married on the 21st of March, the first day of spring, a time for new beginnings. Our ceremony was beautiful and every part of it honored Reason and her memory. The flower for […]Read more "A Reason to Celebrate"