In case you missed anything from July…
For the first 3 months following my mums passing, I was frantic and desperate for memories. We had already lost her, I was terrified that I’d now forget her too. I wanted to hold on to our memories so tightly as if they were helium balloons. Like a child at the fayre, I daren’t loosen my grip in fear that they’d float away and be forgotten forever.
Self-care is crucial for maintaining good mental health, so what have you been up to? If you haven’t been partaking in self-care this week, what do you aim to do for next week?
Like those stretchmarks, wrinkles, lines, the added height she has not seen, I am confronted with an intense grief.
If you get night terrors; you are not a freak. You are not a freak for feeling anxious, or because you have experienced trauma, or any other reason.
For me, it is a text when someone is thinking of me, a small act of kindness, or a considerate conversation when I need support. Love exists in so many beautiful forms, and I think that is special.
I hope you are enjoying this hot weather, and I hope you are feeling fulfilled. If you had told me life would be like this for me…… Read more “Happy”
From a small comment, to a long letter: What would it be?
I’ve been really emotional leading up to this Mother’s Day. I miss her more with every passing day. Her absence at home is deafening. I spend a lot of my weekends visiting her. It’s a beautifully serene place and I feel very comfortable there. Sometimes my younger sister and I take a picnic blanket, we lay down and have a good cry!
You should be. What is it exactly you are proud of yourself for?