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Why I Have Been Away

I feel like it has been ages since I wrote something, said anything. It really has been too long. I had tried writting again but it seemed like I was forcing it. 2,006 more words


Two months old

Dear Melody,

Today you would be turning two months old. I remember when your brother turned two months old, I was just starting to feel more like myself again. 381 more words

Infant Loss

An Ode to The Nurses of Speare Memorial Hospital - Part 2 (only a year late)

Things have been quiet on here – and by quiet I mean SILENT for almost a year.  I have felt guilty about this knowing that I owed  1,903 more words


Grief needs time, yes, but it also needs attention and intention

The response to grief, in our society is often motivated by well-wishers wanting us to feel better, saying things like “time heals everything”, and “maybe you just need to distract yourself until you feel better”.

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Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

Love Anyway

Deep grief does terrible things to you. It’s like an earthquake deep in your soul: everything tumbles and falls out of place. You are literally broken. 1,380 more words


7 months

Everyone has experienced some type of loss in their lives.  It is part of life.  We have all had someone we love leave us. It leaves us filled with grief. 748 more words