A new phase

Thoughts on loss

I haven’t written for a while and that has been no accident.

I have moved into a calmer phase of grief. I never thought I would and I genuinely did not believe people when they said the pain would ease. Yet it has.

Without realizing, one day I realized I hadn’t thought about my mum as intensely for a few days. I felt some pangs of guilt but also a relief to know that the raw pain could subside and allow me to live my life a little easier. I look back and cannot think how I sustained such emotional pain on a day to day basis.

My words of wisdom to anyone experiencing it is to believe that there is a light at the end of the tunnel and that the grief will not always be all consuming. Happy memories are easier to bear and just living becomes a…

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