We made promises to Eli that were read out at his funeral. The promises we made were to live our lives to the full, to experience things on his behalf, to love people and to help other families going through what we have been through. It’s easy to have good intentions at the start of… Continue reading Capture your grief: day 30 – my promise to you
Throwback to honeymoon last year 😍 I wish my self compassion looked like this right now! Currently I am learning to be a little bit kinder to myself. To take some time out and to do things for me. I find it easy to get so wrapped up in life and in taking care of… Continue reading Capture your grief: day 28 – self compassion
The first picture is just one I found recently from our wedding and I love it. Just us being us ❤️. Second picture is from today. A surprise family day. Anybody who knows me will know how generally I’m annoyingly difficult to surprise. I always like to know what’s going on and have several times… Continue reading Capture your grief day 27: family is forever
Positive grief- grief is a process that by definition is about as far away from positive as it could possibly be. I am at a stage now where life actually doesn’t seem so awful anymore. I don’t wake up feeling consumed by sadness, hopelessness and loss. The waves of grief come less often and are… Continue reading Capture your grief: day 26 – what heals you?
I wish i could go back to the day before we went to hospital. We were excited, Eli was happily kicking away inside me. I so badly to go back and appreciate it all over again. I remember everything. The faces of the midwife and Drs as they explained what had happened. The look of… Continue reading Capture your grief: day 25 – I am
Day 22: pearls of wisdom A few people told us early on to grieve well. At the time I didn’t really get it but now looking back it’s probably the best piece of advice we’ve been given. When you need to cry cry. When you feel angry feel angry. Feel every emotion that you wish… Continue reading Capture your grief: days 22, 23 & 24
Gratitude and relationships I’ve decided to write about these two subjects together as I believe that they go hand in hand. When life gets tough you get a sudden reality check of the people in your life that will really be there no matter what and the people that won’t. I am truly truly thankful… Continue reading Capture your grief: days 20 & 21