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Pool of Grief

I’ve always thought of grief as a pool. Not a swimming pool, but a large body of water, dark and cold and full things mysterious, lake-like. 643 more words


The Shit List

What not to say to the newly bereaved/ annoying things people say to me:

FYI, my fiancé died, so I guess most of these relate to partner deaths, or just my overactive, over analysing mind. 573 more words

The New Normal

Until very recently, I had never attended any form of counselling in my life. I was rather proud of the fact; to get to my age and remain largely mentally intact was a real feat. 1,354 more words

The Day it all started

Whilst I do attribute some of my mental health issues to personal things that went on before mum died, most of which is probably far too personal for me to ever share, most of what has contributed to my deteriorating mental health is down to what happened on 1st October 2014- the day I lost my Mum. 948 more words



I suppose I had better introduce myself. I’m Alice, I’m 22 years old, a Geography Graduate from Newcastle. Wow, that sounds like I’m introducing myself as a contestant on the Chase. 90 more words


Daughter to Mummy appreciation

So in this blog, I’m going to cover a few bases! I’m going to touch on a few of the issues my mum has had to overcome over the years as my parent. 717 more words

Stream of Consciousness: On Grief

This post is an unedited, stream of consciousness about grief, death, and losing a loved one.  I’m posting the content with minimal edits to give you the most intimate view of what losing a loved one does to your brain that I can.   1,897 more words