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On losing my best friend...

One week ago, I had to come to terms with the decision to say goodbye to my best friend of 15 years. She had been soldiering on with Degenerative Myleopathy (a disease that slowly paralysed her back legs) for the last 3 years of her life, and had finally developed that look in her eye that told me “it’s time”. 386 more words


Progress can be painful

Two weeks ago┬ámy therapist suggested that one of the reasons why I may be finding things so difficult at the moment, particularly with regard to the therapy break over Easter, is that it is ‘that time of year’. 1,059 more words


Good Grief: Dealing with loss

Pain, heartbreak, anxiety, anger, fear, depression, sadness, emptiness, uncertainty, loneliness…all feelings so strongly associated with losing a loved one. They may come in any order, some not at all, some more strongly than others. 1,115 more words


My neighbors, no. 3

We sipped tea and sat among tiny cross-stitched pillows. Slowly, she let herself unfold from inside her grief stricken stoicism, and she told us that he taught her what it meant to love. 442 more words

Short Story

Bombing At Night-time

They would only sit there,
And watch us,
And watch us pray
As the dark grew darker,
The shadows seeping,
The night growing weary even of itself. 135 more words


Good Riddance.

Ok, thanks for that Buzzfeed. You gave me yet another totally inappropriate idea for a blog post. (Mom, you probably will not like this one.) But, I have some plans for my funeral. 724 more words

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