Archive of ‘Hugo’ category

The Visitor

Through the gaps in the darkness It slips in. With a strength nurtured by the bleakest shadows It creeps. Stealthy wisps and tendrils swoop – Curling, reaching, seeking, Finding. At once the fog collates, fuses Forming a human shape. A crick of the neck, a turn of the head The darkness no impediment It spies […] Read more…

Two Years of Hugo’s Legacy

Today marks two years of Hugo’s Legacy. I was reminded of this by a Facebook memory this morning, which prompted me to think about everything that has happened since I hit ‘publish’ on that first post. In April 2014 I was in that stage of raw, visceral early grief. I was confused, angry, frightened. Full […] Read more…

So That Other Doctors May Learn

Yesterday I arrived home from work to a response to my complaint about the appointment with a fertility consultant back in January. Now, I am fully aware from my years of experience working in the NHS that written responses can lack a human touch. Even so, this response takes the biscuit by refuting our version […] Read more…

I Break Down…and I Pick Myself Up Again

I was broken. My heart was broken, shattered, devastated. My baby boy, gone. I picked myself up. I worked. I created Hugo’s legacy. I picked myself up. Again and again and again. Dusted myself off and kept going, despite the battles, the challenges, the lack of proper support. Fought through the loneliness, the despair, the […] Read more…

Renewal

Fresh buds, New flowers, Bright colours, Spring brings hope renewed.   Fresh hope, New expectations, Bright positivity, A new season revitalises the soul.   Peel away the layers, Throw open your arms, Banish the darkness, Let the light revive us.   Look forward, See the abundance Of hope Of love Of joy – A renewal […] Read more…

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