Posts Tagged ‘loss’

Self-Care

This week has been about self-care. And about time, too. Where I live, we have been fortunate to enjoy some beautiful spring sunshine, and it has been very warm indeed. Despite my reservations about spring, I have now been enjoying the array of flowers and blossom, and trying to see them as symbols from Hugo. […] Read more…

Constant Slaps Around The Face

Yesterday, taking a photo of the cat having a cuddle on my lap. One of many such photos that I spam my Instagram followers with. Typing the caption: “…having a cuddle with…”. Before I had a chance to type the cat’s name, the predictive text suggested ‘Hugo’. A slap around the face. It stopped me in my […] Read more…

Writing My Grief

  I started writing about my grief for Hugo about a month after he died. While I have been open about my grief in my posts on this blog, I have held back an awful lot, too. For most of last year, I felt very disconnected from my grief. I felt like I couldn’t indulge […] Read more…

The exclusive club that no one wants to join but that we would love to be able to leave

Once in a while someone else’s post comes along that makes me feel like they’ve looked into my head and written down my own feelings. This happens quite regularly with posts in the wonderful Still Standing magazine, which is written by people who have experienced all kinds of baby and child loss. It’s written by people who […] Read more…

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