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Climbing the mountain of grief

Sometimes, when we begin our journey into grief and loss we see the huge mountain of this life we need to live rising up in front of us… massive, craggy, […]

Day Zero

For the year after Claire died I wrote so many blog posts and every one of those contained so much pain. In recent times the blog posts have been more […]

Making time to grieve

Do you make time for grief? If you give yourself time and space… and by that I mean a specific time and space. I’ve found that it helps soooooo much […]

Swimming

The journey I am on is a journey with a very distinct beginning, yet it is a journey without an end. Imagine walking down the beach towards the sea, taking […]

Dealing with Grief

I thought in this post I would share some of my own experiences of dealing with grief, and I mean dealing with grief, not living with it, not ignoring it, […]

… I can’t…

When I first thought about it I thought “I can’t…” But I’m now at a place where “I can begin to consider the possibility and imagine the options of what […]

A change of perspective

When I feel low I write. Writing helps me make sense of everything, it helps me put things in order. Perspective 1 It’s the loneliness that is truly getting to […]

Wine Glasses, George Benson and Tears

I’ve been a bit up and down this weekend. I need some new wine glasses as most of ours had smashed so when I was in Morrisons I picked up […]

Is it a dream?

It still feels like this is a dream, like its happening to someone else, almost a complete existential experience somewhat like those dreams where you think you are dreaming, but […]

Two Pictures

life is a real battle at the moment. It seems as though every day has a series of hurdles to overcome and each day I feel like I’m running 100 […]