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Just Holding On.....

I started therapy yesterday.

I’ve been in a bad place and I’ve spent more time these last few months living in the dark than I have seeing any light.  849 more words


Shimmers of Light and Holding On.....

Remember the board game snakes and ladders that you played as a kid – and sometimes as a big kid?!  Well that’s how I would describe my emotional state these last few weeks.  541 more words


A Letter To My Husband..... As I Open His Ashes

22 March 2016

My Daniel,

For more than 2.5 years they have sat on a shelf and haunted me.  Haunted me because of the guilt associated with not knowing what to do with them. 407 more words


Wait There Baby

“Wait there baby”

Three little words.

Words that would become the last text message that I received from Daniel.

I’m still waiting…..

I know he’s not coming back, I understand that completely. 33 more words


Life..... Embracing Our Second Chances

Many weeks after Daniel died, Miss Boo (then 8) said,

“You know what Mummy?  I wish Daddy got a second chance at life. I wish we all got a second chance at life.” 591 more words


Live For The Moment..... Relearning

Last night I did something I haven’t been able to do in a very long time.

I completely lived in the moment.

Mesmerised by what I was watching and wearing a smile for an entire one and a half hours. 573 more words


So Very Young..... So Completely In Love

Yesterday was the anniversary of our wedding day.

I was 21 and Daniel 23 when we married 17 years ago.  So young, but so completely in love. 183 more words